Religious Current Events

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Listen back to Kevin Crowley ofm cap when he spoke to Fr Eamonn McCarthy (Priest-Director of Radio Maria Ireland) on Monday 18th June 2018 about the his work with the homeless, faith and the upcoming visit of Pope Francis to the Capuchin Day Centre on Saturday 25th August.  

Ordination to the priesthood of Reverend Tony McAleese by Bishop Noel Treanor This afternoon the Reverend Tony McAleese was ordained to the priesthood for the Diocese of Down & Connor by Bishop Noel Treanor, Bishop of Down & Connor, at a ceremony held in the Church of Saint Vincent de Paul, Ligoniel, Belfast.  Please find […]

Address by Canon Tom Deenihan on his appointment as Bishop of Meath from the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar Archbishop Okolo, Bishop Smith, priests and people of the Parish of Mullingar and the Diocese of Meath. It is quite daunting to stand before you this morning!  Two weeks ago today, the Nuncio made contact […]

Pope Francis appoints Canon Thomas Deenihan as the new Bishop of Meath His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed the Very Reverend Thomas Deenihan (a priest of the Diocese of Cork & Ross) as the new Bishop of Meath.  This news of the appointment will be made public at 12.00 noon today in the Vatican (11.00am […]

Solemnity of the Body & Blood of Christ: Pope To Preside Over Mass in Ostia After Pope Paul VI’s Celebration in 1968 May 31, 2018 07:49 On Sunday, June 3, 2018, Solemnity of the Body and Blood of Christ, Pope Francis will preside over the Eucharistic Celebration at Ostia, on the outskirts of Rome, in […]

TRINITY SUNDAY 2018: Deaconate ordinations in Maynooth Homily notes of  Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin  Archbishop of Dublin Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth,   27th May 2018   Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Ecumenical Service of Remembrance for the Victims of the Attack in Brussels of March 22nd 2016 which took place at the Sacred Heart Church in Donnybrook. […]

Benedictine monastery celebrates 1,000 years of its history Buckfast abbey, in Devon, England, was founded in 1018. Celebrations are underway to marks its millennial anniversary. Pope Francis’ representative takes part in one celebration today. Their Tonic Wine has gladdened people’s hearts since 1890. During the 20th century their particular strain of bees came to be […]

Pope asks for prayers for Catholics in China Pope Francis has asked for prayers for Chinese Catholics. His appeal came during the Wednesday General Audience in St. Peter’s Square. Pope Francis has appealed to all Christians to be spiritually close to Catholics who live in China, and to pray they may live their faith in […]

Bishop Donal McKeown opens Little Way Novena on theme ‘My Vocation is Love’ The annual Little Way Novena in honour of St Thérèse of Lisieux began in St Eugene’s Cathedral on Saturday, 12th May at 7.30 pm with Mass and the Anointing of the Sick. Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry, led prayers for the […]

“Rosary on the Coast”   Prayers on 18th March 2018 at 2:30pm at Mass Rocks in Ireland for Protection of Life & Faith.      From the Papal Cross in Phoenix Park Dublin, Pope John Paul II spoke of Ireland’s devotion to the Mass and Holy Eucharist recalling “Mass rocks in the glens and forests” […]

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