Archive | News archive 2004

Special feature for Christmas on the Catholic Communications Office website

PRESS RELEASE 22ND DECEMBER 2004 SPECIAL FEATURE FOR CHRISTMAS ON THE CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE WEBSITE The Catholic Communications Office (CCO) has launched a special feature for Christmas 2004 on its website: The web feature has the following sections:* Listing of ceremonies for Christmas in dioceses around the country* A selection of Christmas Reflections and […]

Bishop and religious representatives meet Ms Maureen Lynott

PRESS RELEASE 20TH DECEMBER 2004 BISHOP AND RELIGIOUS REPRESENTATIVE MEET MS MAUREEN LYNOTT Members of the Steering Group: Bishop Donal Murray, Sister Helena O’Donoghue and Father Tommy Murphy met today with Ms Maureen Lynott accompanied by Mr Ger Crowley and Mr Kevin McCoy. The meeting’s objective was to resolve the outstanding issues, including those relating […]

Bishop of Meath Dr Michael Smith ordains Father Padraig Corcoran

The Diocese of Meath welcomes its newest clerical recruit with the ordination today (Sunday 19 December, 2004) of the Reverend Padraig Corcoran.

Pope’s Message for World Day of Peace Saturday 1st January 2005 “Do not be overcome by evil but overcome evil with good”

PRESS RELEASE 16TH DECEMBER 2004 POPE’S MESSAGE FOR WORLD DAY OF PEACE SATURDAY 1ST JANUARY 2005 “DO NOT BE OVERCOME BY EVIL BUT OVERCOME EVIL WITH GOOD” This morning in the Holy See Press Office the Pope’s Message for the 38th World Day of Peace, which will be celebrated on Saturday January 1st,2005, was presented. […]

Joint Christmas Message from the Bishops of Clogher (2004)

PRESS RELEASE 15TH DECEMBER 2004 JOINT CHRISTMAS MESSAGE FROM THE BISHOPS OF CLOGHER (2004) The Christmas event mounts a challenge to our increasingly bland secular culture. The time-honoured picture of the child in the stable, attended by Mary and Joseph, moves us gently through the commotion of gifts and shopping to the innocence and wonder […]

Statement of Most Rev Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland on developments in Northern Peace Process

PRESS RELEASE 9TH DECEMBER 2004 STATEMENT OF DR SEÁN BRADY, ARCHBISHOP OF ARMAGH AND PRIMATE OF ALL IRELAND ON DEVELOPMENTS IN NORTHERN PEACE PROCESS “Humility, Yes, Humiliation No” – Archbishop Brady Archbishop Seán Brady today issued the following statement on overnight developments in the Peace Process. Archbishop Brady said, “I believe that the progress which […]

December 2004 meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference

PRESS RELEASE 7TH DECEMBER 2004 DECEMBER 2004 MEETING OF THE IRISH BISHOPS’ CONFERENCE CHILD PROTECTION The December 2004 meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference opened with a presentation and briefing from its Child Protection Office (CPO). The CPO has commenced a national training initiative which has come about as a result of four pilot projects […]

Death of Archbishop Kevin Barden O.P.

PRESS RELEASE 5TH DECEMBER 2004 DEATH OF ARCHBISHOP KEVIN BARDEN O.P. The Dominican Order regrets to announce the death of Archbishop Kevin William Barden O.P. who died on the 4th December 2004 at the Sacred Heart Home, Sybil Hill Road, Raheny in Dublin. Archbishop Barden was born in Dublin 3rd June 1908. He was educated […]

Emigration needs to stay as a public policy priority – Fr Alan Hilliard

PRESS RELEASE 30TH NOVEMBER 2004 EMIGRATION NEEDS TO STAY AS A PUBLIC POLICY PRIORITY – FR ALAN HILLIARD Emigrant Advice Network (Éan) hosts an international conference today in Dublin for those involved in supporting Irish emigrants. Opening the Conference, Fr Alan Hilliard, who is Éan Chairman and Director of the Catholic Bishops’ Emigrant Agency, commented, […]

Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin launches diocesan pastoral campaign “REACH OUT”

PRESS RELEASE 29TH NOVEMBER 2004 DIOCESE OF KILDARE AND LEIGHLIN LAUNCHES DIOCESAN PASTORAL CAMPAIGN “REACH OUT” The official launch of the Kildare and Leighlin Diocesan campaign ‘Reach Out’ took place earlier today in The Red House, Newbridge, Co Kildare. The campaign was formally launched by the Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, Most Rev Jim Moriarty. […]

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