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Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes Pope Francis’ choice of theme for the 9th World Meeting of Families in Ireland

Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomed the announcement in the Vatican today that Pope Francis has chosen The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World as the theme for the ninth World Meeting of Families, which will take place in Dublin on 22 – 26 August 2018. Archbishop Eamon said, “Personally, and on behalf of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, I wish to thank Pope Francis for his […]

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Assume Summer Camps for 2016

    The camp will take place on three separate weeks for 12 – 14 year olds. The dates are 10 – 14 August (week 1), 14 – 18 August (week 2) &  18 – 22 August (week 23). This is a joint initiative with Clogher Diocese. In recent times ADYC and CdÓ (Clogher don Óige) […]

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Rosary Relay in Armagh Archdiocese

All primary schools will take part in a Rosary Relay that will feature videos of the 20 Mysteries of the Rosary over 20 days

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A Pastoral Reflection by the Catholic Bishops in Northern Ireland on 5 May elections to the Legislative Assembly – ‘A better future: towards a culture of life, care and hope for all’

‘A better future: towards a culture of life, care and hope for all’ –   A Pastoral Reflection by the Catholic Bishops in Northern Ireland on 5 May elections to the Legislative Assembly Summary of the document for easy printing: NI Bishops’ Pastoral Armagh Archdiocese   Voting for those who will govern our society is a moral […]

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Diocesan Vacancies

Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Centre Director, Pastoral Worker   The Archdiocese of Armagh is restructuring the Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Centre, located in Dundalk, Co. Louth, subsuming the Office of Pastoral Renewal and Family Ministry (OPRFM) into the new entity. The following two positions are available: Director and Pastoral Worker.   Director: The Director will be responsible […]

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Special Collection for People of Ukraine

Subsequent to the Sunday recitation of the Regina Coeli, Pope Francis has requested the Church in Europe to hold a special collection to provide humanitarian assistance to the people in Ukraine. Background info Caritas Ukraine Response Ideally this collection should be held on Sunday, 24 April 2016 in parishes throughout our diocese.   The Holy Father […]

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St Joseph’s Young Priests Society celebrate in Armagh

Pictures taken at St Joseph’s Young Priests Society Provincial celebrations in Armagh on Saturday 16th March. The principal celebrant at the Mass was Archbishop Eamon Martin assisted by Rev Peter McAnenly and Rev Thomas McHugh. The Deacons were Rev Damien Quigley and Rev David Durrigan. The keynote speaker at the afternoon gathering was Sr Martina Purdy, […]

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Archbishop Eamon Martin and NICCOSA meet with the DUP and with Sinn Féin

“We shared our conviction that the best possible future for humanity lies in building a culture of life and care in which the dignity of our beginning and end as persons is reverenced and respected” – Dr Nicola Brady   Today Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland, led delegations from the […]

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Vocations Sunday 2016 resources

  Vocations Sunday Newsletter Resource 2016     PARISH BULLETIN ANNOUNCEMENTS  For use Sunday, April 10, 2016  Do you believe that God calls all people to spread the Good News? How are you responding to the call? Do you want some help? Next week is World Day of Prayer for Vocations. Come, join with the […]

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Sixth annual Armagh Diocesan Faith Award Ceremony 

On Tuesday, 15th March 2016, hundreds of people flocked to St. Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh for the annual Armagh Diocesan Faith Award Ceremony. This event was celebrated by Archbishop Eamon Martin and Dean Colum Curry. This year over 300 young people attended to be presented with their awards, namely the Muiredach Cross Award and the Pope […]

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