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This past 12 months has changed the face of parish for all of us – Bishop Nulty

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

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The deep desire of people to go to Mass – Bishop Phonsie Cullinan

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.

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Trócaire Lenten Appeal 2021 – This Lent is different

The annual Trócaire Lenten appeal has been running for nearly 50 years and while this Lent is different the call to charity remains

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Lent 2021 – Message from Bishop Denis Nulty

As we begin the season of Lent, Bishop Denis Nulty offers us all a reflection on this season of grace which invites us to return to the Lord.

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Dying with Dignity Bill 2020 – Submission by the Irish Catholic Bishops

Bishop Kevin Doran, Chair of the Council for Life, outlines the submission of the Irish Catholic Bishops to the Dying with Dignity Bill 2020

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St Josephine Bakhita – Feast day 8th February

Video reflection in honour of St Josephine Bakhita from Sudan, kidnapped and sold into slavery as a child. Her Feast Day – 8th Feb – has become special day of prayer for victims of slavery and trafficking around the world.

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How to make a St Brigid’s Cross

A step by step demonstration of how to make a St Brigid’s Cross. Recorded in Kildare Town at Feile Bride 2013.

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Celebrating Christmas 2020 – Archbishop Eamon Martin

As the Advent season begins, Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on the great desire that people have to return to Church to celebrate Christmas. 

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Week of Witness for Persecuted Christians – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on how Red Wednesday and the Week of Witness is helping to raise awareness of the Persecuted Church.

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Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Paul Dempsey – Highlights

Highlights from the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Paul Dempsey as Bishop of Achonry that took place in Ballaghaderren on 30th August 2020

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Let us begin …. Bishop Paul Dempsey

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)

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Being Church online for one another

Bishop Denis Nulty on the challenge of connecting with one another in these difficult times and celebrating Holy Week at home

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I thank you for all your sacrifices these special days – Bishop Nulty

Full recording of the service of Consecration of Ireland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary from Carlow Cathedral

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Consecrating Ireland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary

Archbishop Eamon Martin talks to iCatholic about how the Irish Church is coming together spiritually and digitally during this coronavirus pandemic

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Bishop Brendan Leahy welcomes REtv

Bishop Brendan Leahy welcomes REtv as a space for dialogue about religious education and the values and beliefs that define catholic schools.

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The message of Maximum Illud for missionaries in 2019

This year’s Extraordinary Mission Month celebrated a key Papal document  in the evolution of the Church’s missionary work issued in 1919. 

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St John Henry Newman on Conscience

People need to go beyond a single quote to understand how St John Henry Newman understood Conscience says Bishop Fintan Monahan

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Season of Creation 2019 – Jane Mellett

“I think we all need to pray that our world leaders are courageous enough to make this happen” Jane Mellett discusses the call for climate action at the UN

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Season of Creation 2019

Lorna Gold and Fr Dermot Lane discuss the importance of the Season of Creation for parishes and the spirituality that flows through ‘Laudato Si’ 

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Archbishop Eamon Martin criticises change to NI Abortion law

Archbishop Eamon expresses his concern at how the Executive Formation Bill was “essentially hijacked” thereby undermining the whole concept of devolution.

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Saints Louis and Zélie Martin – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on how the first married couple to be canonised together are a model for parents raising children in the faith.

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Affirming the sanctity of all human life – Archbishop Eamon Martin

At the 2019 Rally for Life, Archbishop Eamon stated that it was as important as ever to affirm the sanctity of all human life.

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Diocese of Cork and Ross welcomes Bishop Fintan Gavin

Watch highlights of the Episcopal Ordination of Fintan Gavin which took place in Cork on 30th June 2019.

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“The mission of the Church is ….” Bishop Fintan Gavin

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 … “

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