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Spring pastoral letter on human life by Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA Dear parishioners and all people of good will in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly, Spring has at last come and I wish to send you greetings and good wishes.  The harsh winter we have experienced is now coming to an end as the […]

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Pope: ‘A Swiss Guard is always a Swiss Guard, both on and off duty!’ As 33 new recruits of the Swiss Guard prepare to pledge their allegiance to the Pontiff on Sunday, Pope Francis received them Friday in the Paul VI Hall where he reminded them “a Swiss Guard is always a Swiss Guard, both […]

Pope at Mass: A good bishop is watchful, involved and close to his flock In his homily at Mass on May 4, Pope Francis reflected on what makes a genuine bishop, stressing on the qualities of watchfulness, closeness and being involved in the life of his faithful. By Robin Gomes According to Pope Francis, a […]

More than 200 people gathered at Bishops’ Quay in Limerick on Monday 30 April for the unveiling of a memorial marking the visit of Pope Saint John Paul II to Limerick City. The memorial, featuring a likeness to Pope Saint John Paul II, was unveiled by Papal Nuncio to Ireland, His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus […]

Pastoral Letter of Bishop Fintan Monahan ‘Invitation to Choose Life!’ On May 25th we will be asked to express our opinion on a vital issue of life or death in relation to the eighth amendment of our Constitution.  It is a question that has profound moral and religious implications for us all and specifically for the […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin address ‘Catholic Schools Supporting Families: Towards a Better Education of Children’ Keynote address by Archbishop Eamon Martin to JMB/AMCSS 31st Annual Conference Galway 3 May 2018, Galmont Hotel (formerly the Radisson Blu Hotel) All over Ireland these days, thousands of young people in their final year of primary education are receiving the […]

Pope at Mass: ‘Transmitting the faith is a birth process’ On the Feast of Saints Philip and James, Pope Francis focuses his homily at Casa Santa Marta’s chapel on the characteristics needed to accompany the transmission of the faith.   By Sr Bernadette Mary Reis, fsp Using the first reading from 1 Corinthians 15:1-8, Pope […]

On Saturday 28 April, in the RDS in Dublin, the World Meeting of Families marked a volunteering milestone as they welcomed their 2,500th volunteer for the upcoming international event. The gathering in the RDS saw more than 800 volunteers from across Ireland continue their training for the ninth World Meeting of Families which will take […]

Pope at Audience: Christians are called to make choices Pope Francis asked for prayers for peace in Syria and invited Christians to be joyful and grateful for the grace of Baptism. He was addressing the crowds gathered in St. Peter’s Square for the Wednesday General Audience.     By Linda Bordoni Pope Francis continued his […]

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