News archive 2014

Bishop Crean asks for prayers for all affected by tragic deaths in Cobh

Bishop William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne, has asked for prayers for all of those affected by the tragic events in Cobh on Sunday afternoon. Bishop Crean said, “I was deeply shocked to hear of the deaths of Michael and Valerie Greaney and the serious injuries suffered by...

Christmas Day homily of Archbishop Eamon Martin

Press Release embargoed until 00:00am Christmas Day, Thursday 25 December 2014 “This Christmas I am heartened by the news from Stormont that our politicians have made progress in removing some of the stumbling blocks obstructing the path to lasting peace” – Archbishop...

Christmas Message from Bishop Kevin Doran

Christmas is a time of many images; parcels and reindeer, candles and trees. The image that is always strongest for me, however, is the image of family. Christmas brings me face to face with the Holy Family of Nazareth, the family into which Jesus was born and grew to...

Christmas message from Bishop Noel Treanor

Christmas: Celebrating God in Mystery Christmas comes but once a year!  The Advent wreath, the Christmas carols, the star on the Christmas tree, midnight Mass and the Christian liturgies of Christmas Day speak of the mystery of God’s birth in the human being, Jesus of...