Church of the Little Ark Kilbaha
Bishop Fintan Monahan reflects on the history and tradition of the Church of the Little Ark in Kilbaha in Killaloe Diocese.
Bishop Fintan Monahan reflects on the history and tradition of the Church of the Little Ark in Kilbaha in Killaloe Diocese.
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