Posts from May 2016

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Words of newly ordained Deacon Barry Matthews from ordination ceremony

Bishop William Crean ordained nine seminarians as deacons in the College Chapel of the national seminary in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth on Sunday 29 May.  Family, friends and other priests also participated in this special celebration.  The following are the ordinands: Michael Byrne (Dublin) William Caulfield (Ferns) Aidan Gallagher (Tuam) Sean Jones (Kerry) Declan Lohan […]

Ossory Diocese listening sessions with young people about vocations

Homily of Cardinal Brady at Rev Paul Murphy ordination

A series of listening sessions have taken place with young people in Kilkenny in the Diocese of Ossory in relation to how best to promote vocations to the priesthood.  The listening process was undertaken by Father Willie Purcell, the National Coordinator for Diocesan Vocations. Different groups of  young people met to share their ideas, views […]

Bishop William Crean ordains nine seminarians as deacons in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth

Bishop William Crean, Bishop of Cloyne, has ordained nine seminarians as deacons in the College Chapel of the national seminary in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Bishop Crean was the chief celebrant and preached the homily, and all of the priests of the College community concelebrated this 11.30am Ordination Mass on Sunday 29 May.  Family, friends […]