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Support Group for Priests and Religious out of Ministry
A confidential weekly support group, run by Priests and Religious out of Ministry, for Priests and Religious out of Ministry with the help of an Advisory Board. The designated contact number for the Support Group is 085 8607 144. Please feel free to make contact with us.Read more...
Clergy Appointments – November 2012
ARCHDIOCESE OF ARMAGH CLERGY APPOINTMENTS – NOVEMBER 2012 The Archbishop of Armagh, Cardinal Seán Brady, announces the following clergy appointments: Very Rev Seamus Rice, PE, AP Derrynoose to retire from active ministry and to reside in Ballymacnab (effective 24 November 2012) Very Rev Oliver Breslan, PP Coagh, to be PE, AP Lissan (effective 22 [...]Read more...
What is a vocation?
What is a vocation? The word vocation comes from the latin word “vocare” which means to call. Through our baptism as Christians, we are all called to be followers of Christ and to live the Christian values that are found in the Gospels in our daily lives. Some people choose to live this fundamental baptismal [...]Read more...
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Statement by Cardinal Seán Brady in response to the BBC ‘This World’ Programme entitled ‘The Shame of the Catholic Church’
STATEMENT BY CARDINAL SEÁN BRADY IN RESPONSE TO THE BBC ‘THIS WORLD’ PROGRAMME ENTITLED ‘THE SHAME OF THE CATHOLIC CHURCHRead more...
Statement by Very Reverend Martin McVeigh, Parish Priest of Pomeroy and Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh
VERY REVEREND MARTIN MCVEIGH,
PARISH PRIEST OF POMEROY
CARDINAL SEÁN BRADY, ARCHBISHOP OF ARMAGH
The last month has been the most of difficult in my life. I refer to the meeting of 26 March last with parents of P4/R4 in Saint Mary’s Primary School and my presentation prepared for the upcoming First Holy Communion.
Diocesan Faith Awards 22 March 2012
SECOND ANNUAL ARMAGH DIOCESAN FAITH AWARDS CEREMONY
On Thursday 22nd March 2012 hundreds of people both young and old flocked to St. Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh for the Diocesan Faith Award Ceremony. This event was set up in order to celebrate the gifts and talents of over 170 young people who were there to collect awards for their role in their respective parishes, communities and schools. Representatives from all over the Diocese collected the awards, namely the Muiredach Cross Award and the Pope John Paul II Award in an event that has been described as “a fitting celebration for the work of young people in the Diocese.”
St Patrick’s Day Bells to be rung across Ireland
BELLS TO BE RUNG ACROSS IRELAND
ON 17 MARCH
AND CHURCH BELLS FOR TWO MINUTES
AT 12 NOON AND 6 PM ON THAT DAY
This Friday 2nd of March will mark the beginning of the last 100 days of preparation for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress 2012, that will be taking place in Dublin from the 10th to the 17th June. On March 2nd, to mark this moment on the journey, we will be announcing a special event to take place on St Patrick’s Day this year.
Last call to volunteer for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress
50TH INTERNATIONAL EUCHARISTIC CONGRESS
The 50th International Eucharistic Congress 2012 will take place in Dublin from 10th to 17th June 2012. This will be the biggest international event in Ireland in 2012 and one that will have a significant impact for Ireland and for the Irish Catholic Church.
Christmas Reflection 2011
BY CARDINAL SEÁN BRADY
ARCHBISHOP OF ARMAGH
PRIMATE OF ALL IRELAND