Theme: ‘The Joy of the Gospel’ New Generation Youth Choir to encourage more young people to get involved in church music Approximately two hundred people are expected to attend the 45th Irish Church Music Association (ICMA) summer school which will take place in Saint...
Archbishop Eamon Martin has launched a specially commissioned Advent calendar on the homepage of the Irish Catholic bishops’ website www.catholicbishops.ie. Archbishop Eamon said, “I am delighted to launch our new Advent calendar which each day up to Christmas Eve...
A Diocese or parish may celebrate a special Mass during this unique time and the Roman Missal contains texts in its section on Masses and Prayers for Various Needs and Occasions. This includes during the ‘sede vacante’ and holding of the Conclave and after the election of a successor to Pope Benedict.
“It is my confident hope that when St Mel’s Cathedral has been restored his contribution will be seen as his final gift not just to us but to the nation as well.” Bishop Colm O’Reilly
Why the Irish Church is introducing the new Missal, when we will start to use it, the changes we can expect from September 2011 and the changes we can expect from November 2011.
The National Centre for Liturgy has prepared short comments on questions and topics that may be placed in parish bulletins and missalettes. Parishes are free to include them on bulletins or notices.
Picture shows Bishop Gerard Clifford, Ms Orla Walsh and Ms Colette Dower reading the New Missal.
Brief video explanations on the importance of having a good translation of the Roman Missal; whether the Mass is going to change; and, why are we getting a new edition of the Roman Missal?
PRESS RELEASE 19 April 2011 Bishops welcome the new edition of the Missal The new edition of the Roman Missal will be introduced at Mass from the first Sunday of Advent, 27 November 2011. The changes to the current text that affect the congregation are relatively...
Find out here answers to: whether the Mass is changing; what is the Roman Missal; when and why are we getting a new edition; is the Catholic Church in Ireland alone in introducing the new Missal; what differences can we expect at Mass from September 2011; where do I find the changes in the people’s prayers at Mass; why the response ‘And with your Spirit’; what differences can we expect in November 2011; and, what should we, as a faith community, reflect on as we prepare to use the new Missal?
Context and explanation of the process for the introduction of the new edition of the Roman Missal in Ireland; the Order of the Mass in the new translation; changes as they affect the congreation and published expert articles.
Fr Patrick Jones, Director, National Centre for Liturgy talks about the meaning of Advent and how best to observe the season.
Approved by the Catechetics Commission of the Bishops' Conference GUIDELINES FOR THE RECEPTION OF COMMUNION DURING THE EXTRAORDINARY FORM OF THE MASS Children who attend the extraordinary form of the Mass will receive Communion in a different manner from their...
How to make a St Brigid's Cross
Synodality and Evangelisation are the two sides of the same coin - Cardinal Grech
What is most encouraging the integrity of the process - Julieann Moran & Fr Eamonn Fitzgibbon
"We were greatly encouraged that we were not alone" - Bishop Fintan Monahan
"There was a real sense that people feel they have gifts they want to offer " - Prof Anna Rowlands
Building Hope - Moving Forward in 2023
What you could sense was a deep love for the Church
What we heard from Catholics from around the world - Austen Ivereigh
What is a Synodal Church? – Austen Ivereigh
"I just feel a great sense of gratitude" - National Pre-Synodal Assembly
"We have been coming to this day since the Second Vatican Council" National Pre-Synodal Assembly
"It reaffirmed the work that was done in the various dioceses ..." National Pre-Synodal Assembly