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Documents on Ecumenism

2017: Walking Together on the Way – An Agreed Statement of the Third Anglican–Roman Catholic International Commission (ARCIC III) 2004: Press conference for the presentation of the Conference organized on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Decree on Ecumenism 1998: One Bread One Body – A teaching document on the Eucharist in the life of the Church, and […]

Father Stephen Farragher announces closure of ‘Knock Marriage Introductions’

Service responsible for 960 marriages from 1968 – 2019 For over fifty years Knock Marriage Introductions (formerly Knock Marriage Bureau) has been responsible for introducing couples, many of whom went on to become husband and wife.  In that time it has been responsible for 960 marriages.  The service was based at the Knock Shrine, Co […]

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‘The Church of the Future’ – address by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

175th  Anniversary of Saint Michael’s Church, Pery Square, Limerick  “I am delighted to be here to celebrate the 175th anniversary of this Church of Saint Michael.  For me this is a year of anniversaries.  On 6 January I was 20 years a bishop.  On 26 April I will be 15 years as Archbishop of Dublin […]

Message of His Holiness Pope Francis for the 27th World Day of the Sick 2019

“You received without payment; give without payment” (Mt 10:8) Dear Brothers and Sisters, “You received without payment; give without payment” (Mt 10:8). These are the words spoken by Jesus when sending forth his apostles to spread the Gospel, so that his Kingdom might grow through acts of gratuitous love. On the XXVII World Day of the Sick, […]

Bishop of Limerick welcomes Pope’s letter all Catholics

Welcoming the letter published today, Bishop Leahy said that the evil of abuse must be rooted out and he asked for Catholics throughout the Diocese of Limerick to spend some time of prayer this Wednesday in support of victims and reparation. Said Bishop Leahy:  “There are absolutely no words good enough to adequately apologise for […]

An Introduction to the Irish Bishops’ Conference

An Introduction to the Irish Bishops’ Conference

Data Privacy Notice

May 2018 This Data Privacy Notice relates to the Commissions, Councils and Initiatives of the Irish Episcopal Conference (the IEC) at Columba Centre, Maynooth, Co Kildare.   1. Your personal data – what is it? Personal data relates to a living individual who can be identified from that data.  Identification can be by the information […]

The Value of Religious Education in our Primary Schools

The Value of Religious Education in our Primary Schools Response to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NCCA) Consultation on a Curriculum in Education about Religions and Beliefs and Ethics

Recognition of Qualifications to Teach Catholic Religious Education in Catholic Primary Schools on the Island of Ireland

For schools/teachers in the Republic of Ireland: Recognition of Qualifications to Teach Catholic Religious Education in Catholic Primary Schools on the Island of Ireland

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