Fr White White (Class of 1971) leads the 2021 Jubilee Mass in All Hallows which was livestreamed by iCatholic
Before the 2021 Jubilee Mass, warm greetings were offered to Jubilarians celebrating various anniversaries of their ordination in All Hallows.
Fr John Joe Spring thanks all involved in the 2021 Jubilee and introduces the playing of the 'Banner of the Lord' to conclude the celebrations.
Eugene Rownan on behalf of the All Hallows Alumni shares some of their recent initiatives which included creating some online resources.
Garry O'Sullivan, Chair of the All Hallows Trust, welcomes and congratulates those gathered in person for the 2021 Jubilee and those following online.
Archbishop Dermot Farrell asks people to share their ideas for how the Archdiocese of Dublin can give effective witness and service in the years ahead.
"What does God want for us now?" Bishop Brendan Leahy explains to Wendy how the Irish Bishops are inviting submissions about the pathway to the National Synod
Declan Ganley updates iCatholic on his legal case challenging what he claims to be an ‘unconstitutional’ law prohibiting Mass attendance.
"We felt we had enough then... " Archbishop Eamon Martin shares his reaction to learning that it is now a criminal offence to lead or gather for public worship in the Republic
Archbishop Eamon Martin talks to Wendy about the recent letter from Church Leaders calling for unified political response to address violence and community tensions in NI
It is good for us to ask what we understand by parish now ... ?" Homily by Bishop Denis Nulty at the Chrism Mass in Carlow Cathedral
Davide Barbieri (Aid to the Church in Need) talks to Wendy about recent Papal trip to Iraq and how ACN is helping Christians there to rebuild their Churches, schools and homes.
Bishop Phonsie Cullinan reflects on how the current restrictions on public Masses, which he hopes will soon be lifted, has made him more conscious of the persecuted Church.
Wendy talks to Fr Richard Gibbons about the elevation of the National Sanctuary of Our Lady of Knock to the status of International Marian and Eucharistic Shrine.
Michael Kelly (The Irish Catholic) reflects on the announcement that the Irish Church will work towards a national Synod in the next five years
As the Advent season begins, Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on the great desire that people have to return to Church to celebrate Christmas.
Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on how Red Wednesday and the Week of Witness is helping to raise awareness of the Persecuted Church.
Editor Gerard Gallagher explains how 'Exploring Christus Vivit' features an international group of writers examining key themes in Pope Francis' 2019 apostolic exhortation
Bishop Kevin Doran and Pastor Nick Park give their view on the current closure of Churches due to COVID
Declan Ganley explains why he believes that the current ban against attending Mass breaches his constitutional right to religious freedom.
Wendy Grace talks to Austen Ivereigh about the scope and significance of the Holy See's report about the former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick published on 10 Nov 2020
Highlights from the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Paul Dempsey as Bishop of Achonry that took place in Ballaghaderren on 30th August 2020
Bishop Paul reflects on how together the Diocese of Achonry might respond to the Gospel call contained in his Episcopal motto - "Duc in Altum" - put out into the deep (Lk 5:4)
Bishop Elect Paul Dempsey on responding to the call to become Bishop of Achonry. iCatholic will livestream the Episcopal Ordination on 30th Aug at 3pm
Speaking at the Chrism Mass in Carlow Cathedral Bishop Nulty said "There is much to do in the new Church that must be born out of this current crisis."
Bishop Denis Nulty on the challenge of connecting with one another in these difficult times and celebrating Holy Week at home
Michael Kinsella introduces this major global report on the scale of Christian persecution which is produced biannually by Aid to the Church in Need.
This short film records how the magnificent new statue of St Oliver Plunkett in Armagh Cathedral honours all those persecuted for their faith.
A short promo for Aid to the Church in Need's Week of Witness (25 Nov - 1 Dec) in support of all who are persecuted for their faith.
Michael Kinsella invites people to stand in solidarity with the persecuted and suffering Church during the Week of Witness (25 Nov - 1 Dec).
After his ordination as Bishop of Cork and Ross, Bishop Fintan said "... the mission of the Church is to go beyond itself ... going towards the last, the lost and least among us ... "
Bishop Fintan Gavin proudly waved his first Cork flag, a gift from some young Cork pilgrims in Lourdes, during his ordination last Sunday.
Bishop Elect Fintan Gavin reflects on his move to Cork & Ross Diocese and explains how the ordination ceremony this Sunday can be watched live on-line.
Parishioners were invited to wear red clothing at the Stations of the Cross on Good Friday in Navan in solidarity with persecuted Christians.
Marie Collins assesses the recent Vatican Meeting on 'The Protection of Minors in the Church' and calls for 'black and white laws' to follow.
"The powerful testimony of survivors has really brought all of us to our knees" Archbishop Martin on the Vatican meeting on Protection of Minors in the Church
Archbishop Martin says that the Vatican meeting on the 'Protection of Minors' is an opportunity to help others to avoid the past mistakes of the Irish Church.
After years of work and thanks to a 'one church' approach, best safeguarding practice has become part of the culture of the Irish Church.
"There is an international standard for child safety and that should apply no mater what part of the world the child is in" - Marie Collins
Papal biographer Austen Ivereigh reflects on the troubled background to this meeting and the lessons Pope Francis learned from Chile last year.
As well as re-building Churches and providing emergency relief for persecuted Christians, ACN supports over 5,000 pastoral projects annually in 145 countries.
Philipp Ozores, ACN Secretary General, rejoices at the recent acquittal of Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian who was accused of blasphemy and had been on death row.
Michael Kinsella gives his reaction to the Philippines bombing and to the latest steps to free Asia Bibi from jail.
A special report from Aid to the Church in Need Philippines in the wake of the recent bombing in Jolo Cathedral which killed 23 people.
Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on his recent visit to Northern Iraq where many Christians have been displaced in recent years.
A family send their thanks to all ACN supporters for helping them to rebuild their home in a historic Christian neighbourhood in Homs, Syria
Mairead McGuinness MEP, speaking at the launch of the ACN Religious Freedom Report 2018 at the European Parliament.
Susan Gately reports on the meeting of 40 Bishops, friends of Focolare, from 12 different Churches and 5 continents that took place recently in Sweden.
Deborah Castellano Lubov, Vatican Corr for Zenit gives us an overview of #Synod2018 and how the active involvement of young people made it unique.
Archbishop Eamon Martin says he needs "the help of our young people" to bring the experience of the joy and life at #Synod2018 home to the Irish Church.
As the Vatican (26 Jan 2018) formally honours martyrs of Algeria, watch back our interview with Sr Yvonne Gera on her firsthand memories of the Monks of Tibhirine.
Fr Michael Shields, who has ministered in Siberia for twenty-six years, on supporting single mothers with compassion and practical charity.
Fr Michael Shields, who has ministered in Siberia for over twenty years, reflects on how we belong to the whole Church no matter where we are.
Address by Archbishop Eamon Martin at prayer service in Armagh Cathedral to mark Red Wednesday offering support to persecuted Christians around the world.
Stand in solidarity with persecuted Christians around the world on Red Wednesday (22nd Nov) by wearing RED and lighting churches RED.
Sr Annie Demerjian describes her ministry to the greatly depleted Christian community who have remained in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo.
Bishop Oliver Doeme discusses how his diocese has coped with attacks by Boko Haram in recent years and how it has tested his faith.
Bishop Fintan Monahan (Killaloe Diocese) sums up the recent Ad Limina visit by the Irish Bishops and their meeting with Pope Francis.
Bishop Noel Treanor (Diocese of Down and Connor) on the meeting with Pope Francis during the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Bishop Francis Duffy (Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois) reflects on the meeting of the Irish Bishops with Pope Francis during their recent Ad Limina visit.
Bishop John McAreavey (Diocese of Dromore) on meeting with Pope Francis during the Ad Limina visit of the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference.
Bishop Donal McKeown (Diocese of Derry) on meeting with Pope Francis during the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Bishop John Kirby (Diocese of Clonfert) discusses the recent meeting with Pope Francis during the Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Bishop John Fleming (Diocese of Killala) on the meeting with Pope Francis during the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Archbishop Michael Neary (Archdiocese of Tuam) reflects on the 10 years since last Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops
Bishop Michael Smith (Meath Diocese), a veteran of various Ad Limina visits, discusses the recent visit of the Irish Bishops and their meeting with Pope Francis.
Bishop John Buckley (Cork & Ross Diocese) quotes St Paul as he reflects on the Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops and their meeting with Pope Francis.
Bishop Denis Brennan (Diocese of Ferns) reflects on the meeting of the Irish Bishops with Pope Francis during their recent Ad Limina visit.
Bishop Philip Boyce (Diocese of Raphoe) reflects on the meeting of the Irish Bishops with Pope Francis during their recent Ad Limina visit.
Bishop Eamonn Walsh (Archdiocese of Dublin) reflects on meeting of Irish Bishops with Pope Francis during their recent Ad Limina visit.
Canon Michael McLoughlin (Diocesan Adminstrator Galway Diocese) reflects on meeting Pope Francis during Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Archbishop Eamon Martin (Armagh) on the meeting with Pope Francis that took place during the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Archbishop Kieran O'Reilly (Cashel & Emly) on the positive influence of Pope Francis on the conduct of the Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Bishop Leo O'Reilly (Kilmore Diocese) on the meeting of the Irish Bishops with Pope Francis during their recent Ad Limina visit.
Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan reflects on the meeting with Pope Francis that took place during the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Bishop Kevin Doran (Elphin Diocese) reflects on the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops and their meeting with Pope Francis.
Bishop Brendan Kelly (Diocese of Achonry) discusses the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops and their meeting with Pope Francis.
Bishop Bill Crean (Diocese of Cloyne) on the meeting with Pope Francis during the recent Ad Limina visit of the Irish Bishops.
Bishop Raymond Browne (Diocese of Kerry) relays an image that Pope Francis used during his meeting with the Irish Bishops on their recent Ad Limina visit.
Bishop Denis Nulty shares how Pope Francis was a model of a listening leader at his 2 hour meeting with all the Irish Bishops during their recent Ad Limina visit.
Bishop Brendan Leahy reflects on how Pope Francis created a 'family atmosphere' at his meeting with the Irish Bishops during their Ad Limina visit.
Full address by Dr John Newton at the recent launch in Newry of this major international study by Aid to the Church in Need.
Interview with Bishop John McAreavey and Dr John Newton (ACN UK) at recent launch in Newry of this major report by Aid to the Church in Need
Watch our full 28 min interview with Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle in which he discusses his vocation, Caritas, IEC2016 and Amoris Laetitia.
A short promo for the upcoming Conference in Trinity College Dublin from June 22nd - 24th. Speakers include Cardinal Reinhard Marx from Munich.
Fáinche Ryan and Con Casey discuss an upcoming conference that The Loyola Institute in Trinity College are hosting from 22nd - 24th June 2016.
Greg Daly discusses '1916 - The Church and the Rising' which is based on the recent hugely successful special issue of The Irish Catholic newspaper.
Over 100 proposals to create a more unified, inclusive and accessible Church in the Diocese of Limerick were voted on at a three-day Synod in Limerick from 8th-10th April.
Full address by John Pontifex, Aid to the Church in Need (UK), on how Christians are being killed and driven out of the Middle East.
Bishop Brendan Leahy invites people to pray that the Holy Spirit may guide all who attend the Synod in Limerick which runs from 8th - 10th April
Bishop Brendan Leahy discusses the preparation for Synod 2016 (April 6th - 8th) in Limerick Diocese and the key topics that will be addressed.
John Pontifex from Aid to the Church in Need (UK) reports on recent trip to Syria where he heard first-hand of the plight of the Christian community.
Fr Gareth Byrne discusses a 2030 report for the Priests Council in the Archdiocese of Dublin which looks at future trends for many aspects of life and personnel numbers in the Archdiocese.
The 51st International Eucharistic Congress is taking place from 24th - 31st Jan in Cebu, Philippines. We hear from the Irish Delegation
We hear from Tom Corcoran and Chris Wesley from Maryland in the US about awakening the faithful, reaching the lost, and making Church matter.
Papal Biographer Austen Ivereigh gives us his reaction to the recent leaking of sensitive Vatican documents which has been dubbed Vatileaks 2
Bishop Brendan Leahy, Petra Conroy and Cathal Barry reflect on how the Synod went about its work and what might flow from it.
This episode features interviews with Lino Rulli, John Newton (ACN UK), Congressman Chris Smith and a pro-Life panel discussion.
Fr Tom Rosica, Assistant at the Vatican Press Office and CEO of Salt + Light TV in Canada, gives us his assessment on the Synod on the Family
A special episode of A Question of Faith recorded in the studios of Vatican Radio on the Synod on the Family in October 2015.
Archbishop Diarmaid Martin reflects on the progress and potential legacy of the Synod on the Family. Recorded in Rome on Oct 23rd.
Gerry O'Connell, Vatican correspondent of America Magazine, gives us his assessment of the Synod on the Family.
Lino Rulli, the presenter of the Catholic Guy Radio radio show from New York, gives us his take on the Synod on the Family.
In this iCatholic report, we hear what Archbishop Eamon Martin said at the Vatican Press Conference on 21 October.
Aid to the Church in Need has just released this global report which tells the story of the persecution of Christians around the world during the last two years.
Members of parishes and Diocesan groups provide their views on the Down and Connor Faith and Life Convention for 2015.
Archbishop Charles Brown, the Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, previews the Holy Father's upcoming trip to Cuba and the USA (19 - 28th Sept)
Address by Fr Jim Corkery SJ reflecting on recent events in Rome - in theology, the priesthood, the changing church - 'from a newcomer to the scene'.
A documentary on Venerable Matt Talbot, who died 90 years ago on 7 June 1925, recorded at the Matt Talbot Shrine in inner city Dublin.
Watch highlights from the ceremony celebrating the wonderful restoration of St Mel's after the devastating fire of Christmas 2009.
Address by Seamus Butler, Chairman of the St Mel's Cathedral Project Committee, at the Rededication Mass on 17th May 2015.
Sally O'Neill recalls her encounters with Archbishop Romero and how Trócaire helped fund his work for justice and his famous radio broadcasting.
In this first part of a two part 'A Question of Faith' special, our panel reflect on the life and death of Blessed Oscar Romero
In this second part of a two part ‘A Question of Faith’ special, a panel of guests reflect on the legacy and beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero
Bishop Colm O'Reilly, Bishop Emeritus of Ardagh and Clonmacnois, gave the homily at the Rededication of St Mel's Cathedral, Longford on Sunday 17th May 2015.
This episode of 'A Question of Faith' features a very special interview with Myriam, a 10 year Christian now living in a refugee camp in Iraq.
A Question of Faith travelled to Limerick to hear about the Diocesan Synod that will be held in Limerick in April 2016.
A panel discuss the impact on the Church arising from Pope Benedict's resignation, the first such resignation since 1294.
A panel, including the Apostolic Nuncio, discuss what is the Francis effect and the direction in which Pope Francis is leading the Church.
Talk by Austen Ivereigh on his biography of Pope Francis. This talk hosted by The Irish Catholic was livestreamed from Avila in Dublin on 3rd March 2015.
Bishop Brendan Leahy discusses how the Church understands its role in the public square and why faith should not be confined to the private sphere.
Bishop Denis Nulty invites parishioners in Kildare & Leighlin Diocese to participate in a consultation process for the Synod to be held in Rome in October.
Delegates for the Limerick Synod 2016 gathered in January to continue their preparation and shared their hopes for the Synod.
Highlights from the launch of the Limerick diocesan Synod which will take place over three days with 350 delegates in the spring of 2016 .
Welcome and opening remarks by Bishop Leo O'Reilly at the Kilmore Diocesan Assembly which took place on 25 - 26 October 2014.
Fr Michael Router presents the outcomes of a diocesan-wide listening survey to the 2014 Kilmore Diocesan Assembly.
Fr Michael Drumm's input to the 2014 Kilmore Diocesan Assembly was entitled 'Sacramental Practice and Modern Culture'
Presentation by Fr Enda Murphy on the numbers of clergy in Kilmore and the age profile both now and projected to 2020.
Wendy Grace chats to Sebastian Gomes from Salt + Light TV about his experience of the 2014 Synod on the Family.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin shares his reflection on the progress of the Synod on the Family which has been running for the last two weeks in Rome.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin previews the upcoming gathering in Rome on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the context of Evangelisation.
The formal opening for the celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Mercy International Centre incorporating ritual prepared by the Institute of the Americas.
Sr Mary Reynolds invites one and all to follow the livestream of the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of the Mercy International Association.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan plants a tree in the grounds of the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar for its 75th anniversary.
Watch highlights of the ceremonies marking the 75th anniversary of the Cathedral in Mullingar on 7th September 2014.
In solidarity with displaced Christians and other minorities, people are invited to walk to and from Church next weekend (21 Sept) and remember them in prayer.
Statement by Archbishop Eamon Martin as he becomes Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland following the resignation today of Cardinal Sean Brady.
Cardinal Dolan sat down with iCatholic while attending the 75th anniversary of the consecration of the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar.
Declan Quinn introduces the Aid to the Church in Need charity, which supports persecuted and poverty-stricken Christians around the world.
On 23rd August 2014 a statue of Our Lady of Knock was blessed and enthroned in The Cathedral of Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Portlaoise Parish outreach includes their website, webcam, video channel on iCatholic along with text alerts and a weekly parish magazine....
An overview of the Living Church process which identified the core elements which are now part of the Diocesan plan in Down & Connor.
Lay Participation was one of five core themes identified by the Living Church process in the Diocese of Down & Connor.
Open and Welcoming Community was one of five core themes identified by the Living Church process in the Diocese of Down & Connor.
Clergy and Religious was one of five core themes identified by the Living Church process in the Diocese of Down & Connor.
Faith and Worship was one of five core themes identified by the Living Church process in the Diocese of Down & Connor.
Passing on the Faith was one of five core themes identified by the Living Church process in the Diocese of Down & Connor.
Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, continues a short series on the Triduum with a reflection on Good Friday.
Salesian Fr Hugh O’Donnell shares a reflection for Palm Sunday entitled “The New Creation”. www.salesiansireland.ie
Elma Walsh, mother of the late Donal Walsh, spoke about 'Keeping his Inspiration Alive at the Portlaoise Novena on 9th April.
Bishop Donal McKeown, the newly installed Bishop of Derry, speaks about the season of Lent and having a space for grace in our lives.
Rosemary O’Connor and Patrick Sullivan share a reflection for the fifth Sunday of Lent entitled “Resurrection And Life".
Sr Consilio's talk at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena on 'how we are all in recovery' was preceded by testimonies from two young people.
“Blindness & Light” - Fr John Campion, Salesian UL Chaplain, shares a reflection for the fourth Sunday of Lent.
'Sport, Life and Tragedy'. - watch the talk by Tyrone GAA manager Micky Harte at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena.
Trailer for a three week series beginning on 12th March 2014 which reflects on Evangelii Gaudium from Pope Francis along with Matthew's Gospel.
Watch excerpt from first part of three part series The Good News according to Francis which starts on iCatholic on 12th March.
On Wednesday 12th March Fr Peter mcVerry SJ spoke at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena on 'Shelter the homeless'.
Br Artur Chejnowski, a Salesian from Poland, shares a reflection for the third Sunday of Lent entitled “Spiritual Food”.
watch the second part of this three part series which reflects on the teaching of Pope Francis in the light of Matthew's Gospel.
Salesian Fr Pat Hogan, shares a reflection for the second Sunday of Lent entitled ‘Journey’.
Watch the final part of this three part series - The Good News according to Francis - entitled Belonging to the community of faith
On Ash Wednesday (5th March), Br Kevin, founder of the Capuchin Day Centre spoke at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena on 'Feed the hungry'.
Salesian Fr Dan Carroll SDB shares a reflection for the 8th Sunday in Ordinary Time entitled ‘Treasures’.
On 26th February, rapper Kieran (Wally) O’Loughlin spoke at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena on The Power of Recovery.
A panel discussion on the Social Teaching of Pope Francis, especially as presented in Evangelii Gaudium.
Michael Kelly, Editor of the Irish Catholic, discusses Evangelii Gaudium from Pope Francis and the media reaction to Pope Francis.
Suzanne Mulligan discusses 'Evangelii Gaudium', the Apostolic Exhortation recently issued by Pope Francis and the emphasis on dialogue.
Bishop Francis Duffy addresses the congregation at his Episcopal Ordination as Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnoise on 6th Oct 2013 in St Mary's Pro-Cathedral in Athlone
Watch highlights of the Ordination ceremony on 6th October 2013 in St Mary's Athlone with the accompaniment of the offertory instrumental - Súile an Choilm - on the uilleann pipes.
Fr Michael Kilmartin explores some ancient monastic sites and explains the link with the Camino de Santiago.
In this extract from a talk at SpiritFest 2013, Fr Kieran O'Mahony reflects that cultural catholicism can be a mere shell without any inner substance.
Sarah Carey gives her own personal take on what might attract people into church and how the church could learn from basic marketing principles and practices.
Prof Conway's first talk at SpiritFest 2013 entitled - 'I don't go to Mass but I am spiritual: does it matter?". While charting new social patterns, Fr Conway highlights the importance of our faith community.
Fr Brendan Leahy explains that this book contains almost eighty short articles from a host of leading scholars on various treasures of the Christian tradition in Ireland from the fifth to the twenty-first century.
Author Gerry O’Hanlon SJ reflects on the need for more dialogue in the Church and a more collegial approach.
Fr Vincent Twomey SVD reflects on his analysis of Irish Catholicism, first published ten years ago (Veritas), and how he sees the question now.
Through her encounters with 10 new movements, Susan Gately brings us a first-hand account of how the Holy Spirit is at work within the Church today.
Fr Kevin Egan addressed the struggle to claim Catholic identity at a time when the credibility of the church has been damaged by scandals.
A short video of the Irish Dominican Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2011 in Madrid, starting with the visit to Caleruega, Salamanca, Avila, Toledo and then Madrid.