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“Domestic abuse, domestic violence, silent stonewalling are a much deeper pandemic that becomes all the more exacerbated in a pandemic lockdown” – Bishop Nulty

Graduation address by Bishop Denis Nulty for Accord counsellors and facilitators Our graduation ceremony today is built on the shoulders of those who were pioneers in establishing Accord centres the length and breadth of this island.  It is a record of service of which we can be immensely proud as we look forward to the […]

“I ask you to pray for priests and vocations to priesthood” – Archbishop Michael Neary

“I ask you to pray for priests and vocations to priesthood” – Archbishop Michael Neary Homily for the Funeral Mass of Very Rev Pat O’Brien PP of Caherlistrane, Co Galway, Archdiocese of Tuam I welcome Father. Pat’s family.  I reserve a very special welcome to Archbishop Francis Duffy. Fáilte roimh muintir na h-áite, agus fáilte […]

“In the midst of the pandemic, another ‘epidemic’ – that of crack cocaine and the violence that follows in its wake … requires a societal response” – Archbishop Farrell

Homily for the First Sunday of Advent, Westland Row Parish, Archdiocese of Dublin Waiting In Challenging Times There are many ways to wait. And waiting has moved to the centre of our lives in ways that we couldn’t have imagined two short years ago: the omnipresent waiting for Covid-19 tests, and then the waiting for […]

Digital Advent Calendar to open on Sunday

Archbishop Eamon Martin launches Ireland’s digital Advent Calendar “During Advent, let us reflect on the eternal message of Christmas, which is, Christ is alive and that He is our hope.”  – Archbishop Martin  See catholicbishops.ie #SharingHope #LivingAdvent Archbishop Eamon Martin has launched the 2021 interactive digital Advent Calendar, which will go live on www.catholicbishops.ie this […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin launches Ireland’s digital Advent Calendar

#SharingHope this Advent Season

Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary at Mass to ordain three permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of Tuam

A new beginning I extend a very warm welcome to you all on this special occasion as we celebrate the Rite of Ordination of three permanent deacons for service in the Archdiocese of Tuam.  This is the first ordination to the Permanent Diaconate in our Archdiocese and, in that sense, it indicates a new beginning.  […]

Homily of Bishop Fintan Monahan for RTÉ Television Mass for World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims

“I firmly believe that greater road safety awareness – along with prayer and reflection – can change our driving behaviour, calm our aggression, and remind us to take care of our spiritual, moral and physical dimensions – Bishop Fintan Monahan”  November – a time of Remembrance The month of November is a special time for […]

“The private Catholic is, by nature, a poor missionary. The Legion of Mary understands this. Indeed, its’ Raison d’etre is to be the missionary Church… combining prayer and action!” – Bishop Tom Deenihan

Homily of Bishop Deenihan at the anniversary Mass for the anniversary of Frank Duff RIP Background Bishop Tom Deenihan, Bishop of Meath, will celebrate Mass today in Saint Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Archdiocese of Dublin.  Members of the Legion of Mary from throughout the country will be in attendance and the Mass will be offered for […]

Let society never forget our frontline heroes of the pandemic – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Homily of Archbishop Eamon Martin at Mass of Remembrance

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