Talks

Trócaire Lecture 2013 – Conclusion

The concluding remarks of the lecture delivered by Brother Philip Pinto cfc on the occasion of Trócaire’s 40th anniversary. Full 45 minute recording also available.

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Trócaire Lecture 2013 – Br Philip Pinto cfc (full)

Watch the full 45 minute lecture delivered by Brother Philip Pinto cfc – Who is my neighbour? Building a ‘civilisation of love’ in an unequal world

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2013 – Brian Crowley

Brian Crowley reflects on his own life and how his faith helped him cope with the aftermath of an accident, when only 16, that left him paralysed.

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2013 – Brian Cody

Kilkenny Hurling Manager Brian Cody shared his story of “Success through Discipline” at the Portlaoise Novena on 27th Feb 2013.

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2013 – Frances Black

Singer Frances Black shared her story of recovering from addiction to alcohol at the Portlaoise Novena on 20th February 2013.

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Portlaoise Parish Novena 2103 – Hector O’hEochagáin

Radio Presenter and T.V. Broadcaster Hector O’hEochagáin shared his positive spin on life at the Portlaoise Parish Novena on 13th Feb 2013.

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Genius Born of Anguish – Henri Nouwen

Watch full 40 minute talk given by Professor Michael W Higgins who is the official biographer of Henri Nouwen.

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Genius Born of Anguish – Trailer

Watch a short introductory clip from a talk given by Professor Michael W Higgins who is the official biographer of Henri Nouwen. Full 40 minute talk also available.

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Year of Faith launch in K&L – Homily by Fr Brendan Leahy

Watch a full recording of the homily by Fr Brendan Leahy at the launch of the Year of Faith in Carlow Cathedral on 11th October 2012.

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God’s unconditional love

Watch Fr Joseph Campbell’s homily during the Holy Hour in the Underground Basilica – part of the 2012 Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes.

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IEC2012 – Mary and the new Evangelisation

Fr Paul Churchill addresses the topic of Mary and the new Evangelisation – the second of two IEC2012 workshops led by the Legion of Mary.

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IEC2012 – Eugene Duffy

Fr Eugene Duffy addresses the topic of what happens when the Christian Community gathers on Sunday in the absence of the Presbyter.

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IEC2012 – St Agnes’s Community String Orchestra

The St Agnes’s Community String Orchestra includes players from Crumlin primary and secondary schools and the “second chance” adult community orchestra.

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IEC2012 – Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman OSB

Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman, abbot of Glenstal Abbey, gave a talk (on Bloomsday) at IEC2012 on ‘James Joyce and the Structure of the Mass’

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IEC2012 – Fr Bede McGregor OP

Father Bede McGregor is the Spiritual Director of Concilium, the governing body of the world wide Legion of Mary. This is part 1 of two part talk entitled ‘The Eucharist and Evengelisation’

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IEC2012 – Brendan O’Reilly on Share the Good News

Share the Good News is the title of the ten year plan for the revitalisation of the Irish Church. It took six years of consultation to compose the plan before it was approved by Rome. This workshop explores various aspects of Share the Good News.

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IEC2012 – Why no Lord’s Supper at the Last Supper

The workshop will explore the teaching on the Eucharist to be found in the Fourth Gospel: in particular, the absence of the Lord’s Supper in John 13-17.

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IEC2012 – Peter McVerry SJ

Fr Peter McVerry reflects on how Jesus came to bring good news to the poor and the need for the poor today to experience the God of compassion in the caring and sharing of the Christian community.

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IEC2012 – Eucharist in Suffering and Healing

A lucid and inspiring analysis of what redemption and forgiveness really are for us broken human beings by Archbishop Rrok Mirdita, from Albania.

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IEC2012 – Fr Thomas Rosica on Catholic Media

Fr Thomas Rosica, the founding CEO of Salt and Light Television, addressed the topic – is there a Catholic Media and is the Media for Catholics?

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IEC2012 – the Deaf Person in the Life of the Church

This workshop will illustrate how we may nourish one another (Deaf or hearing) as one Body in Christ. Fr Min Seo Park is joined by Ms Mary Duggan from County Kerry.

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IEC2012 – Fr Dan Crosby OFM Cap

In his talk titled Becoming the Eucharist we Celebrate Fr Dan Crosby shares the inspiration he has received from the Lord’s command ‘Do this in memory of me. Download full text.

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IEC2012 – Servant at the Supper

Watch some brief excerpts from the play Servant at the Supper performed by Eleanor Glenn from Canada at IEC2012.

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IEC2012 – Br Donatus Forkan

Br Donatus Forkan addresses the topic Including People from the Margins and explores how we are all God’s children, loved passionately by Him, warts and all.

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