Tag Archives: Immigrants

IECI Christmas Posters

The Council for Immigrants has prepared two A3 posters to download for use in parishes across Ireland.

World Refugee Day 20 June 2012: Parish Resources

World Refugee Day was established by the United Nations to honour the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.

Parish Resources from IECI

The Irish Episcopal Council for Immigrants have produced a number of resources to assist parishes in welcoming those from other countries in their liturgical celebrations.

Candle Lighting Prayer Cards

The Irish Episcopal Council for Immigrants has produced cards with a prayer for lighting candles in a variety of European languages.

Pope’s Message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2012

The present time, in fact, calls upon the Church to embark on a new evangelization also in the vast and complex phenomenon of human mobility. This calls for an intensification of her missionary activity both in the regions where the Gospel is proclaimed for the first time and in countries with a Christian tradition.

Pope’s Message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees

In this new situation we must reawaken in each one of us the enthusiasm and courage that motivated the first Christian communities to be undaunted heralds of the Gospel’s newness, making St Paul’s words resonate in our hearts: “For if I preach the gospel, that gives me no ground for boasting. For necessity is laid upon me. Woe to me if I do not preach the gospel!” (1 Cor 9:16).

IECI Parish Resources

Christmas 2009 Download international Christmas greeting poster … World Day for Migrants and Refugees (17 January 2010) Download resource kit … Download poster …  

IECI useful links

Links to websites of non-governmental organisations and Government websites.

Mass Readings for Sunday and Feast Days in different languages

For each Sunday and Feast day of the year, the Vienna International Religious Centre (VIRC) provide,s in many languages, the respective readings and gospels (according to the cycle of readings used in the Catholic church) as well as short contemplative tracts.

International Chaplaincies

A list of the various international chaplaincies in Ireland.

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