Month: January 2022

BAPTISMS

Congratulations to the children & welcome to our Christian Family& also their families on their recent Baptisms. December 18th 2021Brook Ceri O CaoimhAustin, Texas January 22nd 2022Twins, Robyn Ciara & Ruby Brooke BoyleRathpeacon, KilleensThomas Tadhg KearneyWhites Cross

‘As a priest your ministry is not only at the altar, but it is also in the world, sanctifying it by your life and ministry.’ – Archbishop Farrell

Last Saturday 29 January, Archbishop Dermot Farrell of Dublin, celebrated the Ordination Mass of Liwei Huang, Joseph Mansah and Clement Narcher to the priesthood in the Church of Saint Philip the Apostle, Mountview in Dublin 15. During his homily, Archbishop Farrell said,  “This is an important day for the Society of the Divine Word Missionaries.  …

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New videos released as part of journey of preparation for the 10th World Meeting of Families in Rome in June 2022

As the Church draws closer to the 10th World Meeting of Families, which will take place in Rome on 22-26 June 2022, some short films are being produced to accompany the path of preparation for this event. The Diocese of Rome and the Dicastery for the Laity, Family and Life, which are organizing the Meeting, …

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78% of parents support Church’s role in the ethos of schools

As Catholic Schools Week takes place across Ireland, a survey of 500 parents entitled Articulating a new positioning for Catholic education in Ireland, has found that 72% of parents are satisfied with the choice of school for their children.  It also found that 78% supported the Church having a role in continuing role in schools. The survey also …

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New direction and vision set out for Catholic schools in NI

This week, Catholic schools across Ireland are joining with their peers around the globe in celebration of Catholic Schools Week. The theme for this year is ‘Catholic Schools: Living Life to the full.’ In Northern Ireland, the Council for Catholic Maintained Schools (CCMS) and the Catholic Schools’ Trustee Service (CSTS) have marked the occasion with …

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Bishops of Kildare welcome new holiday dedicated to Saint Brigid

Bishop Denis Nulty, Catholic Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin and Bishop Pat Storey, Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath & Kildare have issued a joint statement welcoming the new holiday dedicated to Saint Brigid. Bishops said, “The news that the Government has announced an additional bank holiday to take place around Saint Brigid’s Day is …

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Saint Patrick’s Novena offered for a renewal of the Faith in Ireland

Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh has launched a nine-week novena in honour of St Patrick for the renewal of the Faith in Ireland. The Saint Patrick’s Novena will take place in churches which have links to Saint Patrick, starting in Armagh Cathedral on 19 January and continuing for nine consecutive weeks. Week two of the …

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