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Pope Francis Receives French President Emmanuel Macron Discussed Migration, Environment, & Conflict Resolution   Pope Francis met President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, this morning June 26, 2018. According to a statement released by the Holy See Press Office this morning noting their discussions were cordial, it stressed that the parties evoked the good […]

Statement of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin regarding Mount Merrion Parish & Minister Josepha Madigan “Comments by Minister Josepha Madigan yesterday arising from a situation that arose in the Parish of Mount Merrion at the weekend have caused parishioners in Mount Merrion and further afield considerable distress. Many have contacted my offices to express their hurt and […]

Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary for the re-dedication of the Church of Saint John the Baptist (the old Parish Church) at Knock and the Shrine In welcoming you all on this historic occasion I extend a very warm welcome to his Excellency, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland and representing the Holy Father […]

Papal tickets now available on World Meeting of Families website Tickets for the Papal Mass in Phoenix Park as part of the World Meeting of Families are now available on the WMOF website www.worldmeeting2018.ie. Pope Francis will visits the 9th World Meeting of Families which will take place in Dublin from 21–26 August. The booking […]

Homily of Bishop Denis Nulty for Mass celebrating the national pilgrimage to Knock of Saint Joseph’s Young Priests Society.   In 64 days’ time Pope Francis begins his visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families … this is going to be a world event where family life – whether in Dublin, Dubai, Detroit, […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin ordains eight priests to Nigerian missionary society On Saturday 23 June, Archbishop Eamon Martin ordained eight priests for the Missionary Society of Saint Paul in Nigeria. The open air ordination Mass was celebrated at the National Missionary Seminary of Saint Paul outside Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria, and was attended by thousands […]

Bishops thank parishioners across Ireland for continued support of Trócaire At their Summer General Meeting, which took place last week in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, bishops expressed their deep gratitude to parishioners, priests and religious across the country for their continued support for Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Bishops’ Conference. Last year, €29.1m […]

Listen to some recordings from sent in by Fr Eamonn Roche of this year’s Camp Creideamh which is a faith summer camp which was started in 2016 and tries to foster a space where fun, friendship and faith with various activities including: catechesis, prayer, various sports, canoeing,  swimming, hillwalking, music, Catholic movies, arts and crafts, […]

PODCAST – WMOF 2018 – June 20th – BRENDA DRUMM  

Pope Francis in Geneva: Address at WCC Ecumenical Center (Full Text) ‘Walking in the Spirit means rejecting worldliness.’ Pope Francis began his June 21, 2018, ecumenical pilgrimage to mark the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the World Council of Churches  (WCC) with an address to a prayer service at the WCC Ecumenical Center. The […]

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