Posts from October 2014

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Bishop Kevin Doran interview on vocations

Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin, spoke to Brenda Drumm about vocations to the priesthood while attending the annual conference of Diocesan Vocations Directors which took place in Maynooth from 26 – 27 October 2014. Listen to the interview here

Diocesan Vocations Conference 2014 concludes in Maynooth

Catholic Church and any opportunity for a group like this to come together to discuss and to plan for vocations strategies is to be welcomed” – Bishop Donal McKeown “Vocations Directors are not paper pushers filling in and checking forms but are exercising an important ecclesial ministry and it is important that as vocations directors […]

Comments on Vocations in Ireland by Archbishop Eamon Martin

At the press conference at the conclusion of the Irish Bishops’ Conference Autumn General Meeting in Maynooth on 1 October 2014, Archbishop Eamon Martin, President of the Irish Bishops’ Conference made some comments on vocations in response to questions from media.  Have a listen to what he said here. 

Diocesan Vocations Conference 2014

This year’s Diocesan Vocations Directors Conference will take place from Sunday 26 to Monday 27 October 2014 at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Co Kildare on the theme “I will make you fishers of men” (Mt 4:19). The keynote speaker will be Father Stephen Langridge of the Diocese of Southwark, Chairman of the England and Wales […]

Vocations discussed at Bishops’ Conference Autumn General Meeting

The following is an excerpt from the press release of the Autumn General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference: Vocations (ii) Year for Consecrated Life 2015 A detailed discussion took place regarding the fall in vocations to the priesthood and to religious life in Ireland.  Bishops shared their experiences and initiatives at a diocesan […]