Posts from May 2013

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Dear friends called today to the office of deacon: when you receive the book of the Gospels, the sacred rite reminds you of the nature of your ministry as a Deacon:  “Believe what you read, teach what you believe and practice what you teach”.  This is in the first place a mandate to live a […]

Ordinations to the Diaconate May 2013

Congratulations to the following who were ordained to the diaconate in Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth on Sunday 29 May 2013: Seán Flynn for Archdiocese of Tuam Stephen Gorman for Diocese of Raphoe Ben Hodnett for Diocese of Cork & Ross Seán McGuigan for Archdiocese of Armagh Dominic Meehan for Diocese of  Cashel & Emly Colum […]

Episcopal Ordinations

The Episcopal Ordinations of the new Bishop of Kerry and Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin have been arranged as follows: Father Raymond Browne, Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Kerry will receive his episcopal ordination on Sunday 21 July. Father Denis Nulty, Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin will receive his episcopal ordination on […]

Prayer for Guidance at Exam Time

The following prayer may be used in parishes, at prayer meetings or in families during this season of exams: Prayer for Guidance Lord, I know that you love me and have great plans for me. But sometimes I am overwhelmed by the thought of my future. Show me how to walk forward one day at […]

Acts of the Apostles 1:8

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth.” Acts 1:8

Pope Francis

“In him (St Joseph), dear friends, we learn how to respond to God’s call, readily and willingly, but we also see the core of the Christian vocation, which is Christ!” “We must not be afraid of goodness or even tenderness!” “Today too, amid so much darkness, we need to see the light of hope and […]

Fr Denis Nulty, Bishop-elect of Kildare and Leighlin Diocese

“I come to listen to the conversation of faith in the Diocese. I come to care for priests, to encourage seminarians and to support the faith growth of the young, who may feel at times isolated or on the fringe. For many priests these are difficult days as they see their number grow perhaps older […]

Ordinations 2013

We will shortly post the information on vocations for Irish dioceses for 2013.

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