Accord

Publication of ACCORD Research on Marriage & Families

Amárach Research conducted a nationwide poll on attitudes to marriage and the family for ACCORD in late 2006. Much has changed at a societal level in Ireland in the intervening eight years, and so Amárach has updated some of the findings from 2006 to gauge just how...

Homily of Bishop Christy Jones, President of Accord

Mass celebrating the 50th anniversary of Accord, the Catholic Marriage Care Service – Saint Malachy’s Church, Belfast – 4 March 2012
“When did we last hear a government or a government minister speak in support of marriage and family? Public discourse seems to prioritise discussion and promote debate on other forms of union, rather than on the importance and value that loving marriages provide to the immediate family, the local community and to the nation as a whole” – Bishop Jones

ACCORD Golden Jubilee Conference

ACCORD Golden Jubliee Conference 1962-2012 On 3 and 4 March next a major conference will be hosted by ACCORD in Belfast to mark its 50th year.  Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, will celebrate Mass for participants and conference...

ACCORD celebrates love and marriage

ACCORD, the Catholic marriage care service, aims to promote a deeper understanding of Christian marriage. ACCORD offers couples the means to nourish marriage and family relationships. Click here for marriage prayer, audio reflections on love and a list of creative...

ACCORD new figures show upward trend in couples getting married

PRESS RELEASE 11  February 2011 ACCORD new figures show upward trend in couples getting married ACCORD launches new Facebook page for couples Love, not money, key to happiness on Saint Valentine’s Day and everyday - see list of tips below Audio reflections on love and...

Feature 12 April 2010 | Update from Department of Pastoral Care

Irish Bishops’ Conference Department of Pastoral Care: national cooperation, supporting pastoral relatedness The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference (ICBC) work collaboratively on issues which arise for the Church and society and this work includes five departments,...