Travel with Bishop Donal

PILGRIMAGE TO THE HOLY LAND Bishop Donal McKeown will lead a pilgrimage to the Holy Land from February 13th – 21st, 2023. Visiting Bethlehem, Nazareth, Jerusalem, the Sea of Galilee and other important sites, this is an opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Jesus. Price is €1,895 / £1,655pps including taxes and tips. For …

Foster Carers urgently required

FOSTER CARERS urgently required in the Western Trust area.  There is an unprecedented need for foster carers, due to a high rise in the numbers of children and young people who have come into care recently. Fostering Information Events were held on: Tuesday 20th September, There are also some upcoming ‘Virtual’ Evenings: Thursday 6th October and Tuesday …

September Overview

The month of September is dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows, whose memorial the Church celebrates on September 15 The Holy Father’s Intentions for the Month of September 2022 For the abolition of the death penalty: We pray that the death penalty, which attacks the dignity of the human person, may be legally abolished in …

Season of Creation

Listen to the voice of Creation Season of Creation The Season of Creation is marked throughout the Christian world from 1 September to 4 October (Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi) and celebrates the joy of creation as well as encouraging awareness-raising initiatives to protect the natural environment. The theme for the Season of Creation …

National Synthesis Documents

Everyone is invited to read, discuss and reflect on the National Synthesis, on what its calling us to do, as individuals and as a Church community (click on image above) National Synthesis for the Church in Ireland Bishops’ Statement The National Synthesis document points to many challenges for the handing on of the faith in …

Youth 2000 Summer Festival

Join over 1000 young people between 16 and 35 this August at the Youth 2000 Summer Festival. The festival takes place in Clongowes Wood College, Clane, Co Kildare from Thursday 11th August to Sunday 14th August 2022. If you want to come, you will need to book online. Also, you may want to book a place on a …

Thank you from the archbishop of Lviv

Thank You email from the Archbishop of Lviv Further to the exceptionally generous donation which was made by the people of the diocese to the Archdiocese of Lviv, for their relief work with the refugees from the war in Ukraine, I have received an email from the Archbishop of Lviv, indicating the relief work which …

Synod Response around the country

Back in October 2021, Pope Francis opened preparations for the 2023 Synod of Bishop’s Gathering in Rome which will focus on the theme “For a Synodal Church: Communion, Participation, and Mission”. In simple terms, this Synod focuses on how we are operating and journeying as a Church in this third millennium. It starts with, and …