Posts from April 2015

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Resources for Vocations Sunday 2015

Please find below the resources for parishes for Vocations Sunday 2015. More resources including video and audio will be added in due course: Resource Pack  Vocations Sunday Resource Pack 2015 The following are some of the sections from the Resource Pack broken down so as they can be used and shared separately:Pope Francis message for […]

RTÉ to broadcast Mass for Vocations Sunday on 26 April 2015

Mass for Vocations Sunday will be broadcast from the RTÉ studios in Donnybrook, Dublin 4 on Sunday 26 April 2015. The celebrant will be Bishop Denis Brennan,  Bishop of Ferns and Chair of the Bishops’ Council for Vocations. The Mass is being coordinated by Father Willie Purcell, National Coordinator for Diocesan Vocations with Musical Director, […]

Chrism Mass Homily of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Sometimes daring to witness openly to our sincerely held Christian convictions can bring upon us ridicule, condemnation or even persecution.  I am thinking, for example, about our strong beliefs in the sacredness of human life from the first moment of conception until the moment of natural death; our Church’s understanding of marriage and the family; […]

Chrism Mass Homily- Pope Francis urges priests not to give in to weariness

This is the full text of Pope Francis’s homily at the Chrism Mass in St Peter’s Basilica, courtesy of Vatican Radio:  “My hand shall ever abide with him, my arms also shall strengthen him” (Ps 89:21). This is what the Lord means when he says: “I have found David, my servant; with my holy oil […]