Highlights from the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Paul Dempsey as Bishop of Achonry that took place in Ballaghaderren on 30th August 2020
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.
On 7th December 2018 Br Kevin Crowley received the 4th Oireachtas Human Dignity Award for ‘50 years of heroism' from the Ceann Comhairle.
Trailer for our 20 minute documentary in we explore how Pope Francis has stayed faithful to his dream of a church ready to go out onto the streets.
In this video shown at WMOF2018, we get a glimpse into the social and spiritual sides of the Altar Servers Club in Naas Parish.
In this 20 minute documentary, we explore how Pope Francis has stayed faithful to his dream of a church ready to go out onto the streets.
Philip Green explains how he came to volunteer at the World Meeting of Families 2018 and about helping to run the call centre.
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 Brendan Kilcoyne gives a warm, witty and powerful address about youth ministry at the Fortify Conference on 10th June 2017.
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.
John Pridmore, former London gangster turned Christian, shares how God changed his life and how he now leads retreats and speaks at church events around the world.
Anna Keegan shares how she came to decide that her calling was to work in the Church with young people while attending World Youth Day in Canada.
Sr Kristen Gardner shares her joyful memories of Sr Clare from their time together as Servant Sisters of the Home of the Mother.
Bishop Donal McKeown reflects on how the joyful service of Derry native Sr Clare Crockett (1982 -2016) can serve as an inspiration to her generation.
A tribute to Sr Clare Crockett (1982 - 2016) from Derry who was killed in the Ecuador earthquake on 16th April 2016.
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.
Prison Chaplains Sr Margaret O'Donavon and Margaret Connaughton share how they accompany prisoners during their sentences.
Watch address by Charlie Bird along with his full film at the launch of Mission Sunday 2015 by World Missions Ireland (WMI)
Sr Yvonne Gera FMM recalls the monks of Tibhirine whose deaths were featured in the widely acclaimed 2010 film 'Des hommes et des Deux' (Of Gods and Men).
In this episode of 'A Question of Faith', Fr Michael Shields shares his incredible experience as a missionary priest in Magadan in Siberia.
Therese Osborne recalls her co-workers who, like Blessed Oscar Romero, were martyred for the faith in El Salvador in 1980.
Eddie Cotter Jr, the founder of DTS in America, gives an overview of this Catholic youth apostolate which draws on the lives of saints to inspire the youth of today.
Composer Liam Lawton reflects on how his music allows him to express his faith and previews two upcoming collections for 2015.
In celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life, Religious from five different congregations in Ireland share how they discerned the call to their vocation.
Statement by Archbishop Eamon Martin as he becomes Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland following the resignation today of Cardinal Sean Brady.
Fr Ruairi O’Domhnaill has been appointed by Bishop Denis Nulty as a full-time Vocations Director. They discuss the plan for the year ahead.
Monsignor John Byrne interviews a young lady who relays how asylum seekers cannot access 3rd levels grants and so further their education.
Fr Paddy Byrne, curate in Portlaoise Parish, discusses his positive twitter experience and what he shares with his 10,000 plus followers.
Highlights from the ordination ceremony that took place one year ago on 4th August 2013 in Carlow Cathedral.
Lay Participation was one of five core themes identified by the Living Church process in the Diocese of Down & Connor.
In this interview, recorded in St Mary's NS, Donnybrook, Fr Kevin Doran answers questions about becoming the new Bishop of Elphin.
Salesian Fr Martin McCormack shares a very personal reflection about his impending return to ministry in Africa and how he feels challenged to respond to the Spirit.
Fr Kevin will be ordained Bishop of Elphin on 13th July. Here he gives thanks for the welcome in Elphin and all the work preparing for the ordination.
Liam Lawton speaks about his new album - Lumina - which is a collection of some of his best-known songs arranged by Mark Cahill and performed superbly by the Prague FILMharmonic Orchestra.
Editor Eamonn Conway introduces this extensive volume of thirty-six essays, written by laity, priests and religious, which takes a considered look at the new demands on priests.
Bernard Fitzpatrick, President of Salesian Past Pupils Ireland, talks about a trip to Africa.
Liam Lawton is embarking on a Christmas tour along with releasing a new album - Bethlehem Sky. Also hear about his next collection of liturgical music and writing a special composition for Disney.
The address by Sabine Higgins at the ceremony in City Hall in Dublin honouring 200 returned missionaries
Two hundred returned Irish Missionaries were honoured at a ceremony in Dublin attended by Sabina Higgins.
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
An introduction to an exhibition of the letters written from China between 1912 - 1916 by Fr Edward Galvin who co-founded the Maynooth Mission to China, which later became the Columban Missionaries.
Fr Hugh MacMahon guides us through an exhibition at the IMU Centre which traces the activity of Irish Missionaries over 1500 years until present day and looks to the future of mission.
The opening remarks by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Denis Nulty in Carlow cathedral on 4th August 2013.
The homily given by Monsignor Brendan Byrne, Diocesan Administrator of Kildare & Leighlin, at the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Denis Nulty.
The address given by Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare & Leighlin Diocese at the end of the ordination ceremony in Carlow Cathedral on 4th August 2013.
Bishop elect Denis Nulty thanks people for their good wishes and shares some photos that give an insight into his journey from the family farm in Slane up to his ordination.
Anne Reid, Mercy Associate, reflects on IEC2012 and what it means for the Cause for the Canonisation of Catherine McAuley to have had a stand at the Exhibition Centre.
Fr Denis Nulty shares some reflections with the clergy of the diocese of Meath where he has ministered for the past 25 years.
Parishioners in St Mary's Drogheda being told on 7th May 2013 that their PP, Fr Denis Nulty was being made a Bishop.
A short video with some visual highlights of this joyful and beautiful celebration which uses the Psalm from the ceremony as its soundtrack. A commemorative DVD of the entire ceremony is now available.
Watch the homily by Fr Tony Mullins during the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Brendan Leahy in St John's Cathedral, Limerick on 14th April 2013.
Watch the address given by Bishop Brendan Leahy at the conclusion of his Episcopal Ordination in St John's Cathedral, Limerick on 14th April 2013.
Fr Denis Nulty, Bishop Elect of Kildare & Leighlin Diocese, confirms his Episcopal ordination will be on 4th August 2013 and reflects on his initial priorities in this interview with Brenda Drumm.
Fr Denis Nulty addresses a gathering at the door of Carlow Cathedral as Bishop Elect of Kildare & Leighlin.
Fr Willie Purcell, National Coordinator for Diocesan Vocations in Ireland, shares his own vocation story and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.
Monsignor Jim Cassin, who serves on the Bishops' Conference Council for Education, shares his own vocation story and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.
A short video capturing the joyful and beautiful celebration that took place in St John's Cathedral, Limerick on Sunday, April 14th 2013. A full DVD is being prepared for release.
In this video, Anne Reid, Mercy Associate, narrates an account of the last days and death of Venerable Catherine McAuley, foundress of the Sisters of Mercy.
In April 2011, six Sisters of Mercy set off to Haiti, along with 350 other volunteers, to work on the Haven Partnership Build it Week 2011.
Rev Ruth Patterson shares a reflection - A Hand of Friendship - at the close of her address entitled Encountering the Other at the 2013 K&L Faith Congress. Full 35 minute talk available.
Sr Marianne O'Connor, the outgoing Director-General of CORI, reflects on recent changes and the way forward for religious life.
Watch passages from the homily given by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at a gathering for volunteers for the 2012 International Eucharistic Congress and read full text.
On 17 August 2012, Arles Parish held a special farewell for Fr PJ Madden which included a concert and a farewell address from Fr PJ.
Today we go to 'Our Lady Queen of Peace' Church to have a look at the youth activities which are held here during the congress.
This video shows some of the volunteers who have worked very hard behind the scenes to make the International Eucharistic Congress such a success.
This video focusses around the theme of the day: Priesthood and Ministry in the Service of Communion
This video report takes us from the volunteers checkin area on Simonscourt through the general registration area towards the RDS Arena.
A number of volunteers share why they were inspired to serve at the International Eucharistic Congress and offer encouragement to those thinking of joining up. Applications close on March 17th.
The Sisters of Mercy worked along with the Haven volunteers near the epicentre of the January 2010 earthquake,18 miles outside Port Au Prince, capital of Haiti.
Up to 3,000 volunteers are needed for the International Eucharistic Congress that will take place in Dublin in June 2012. Find out how to apply.
Fr Paddy Byrne explains why he opened his twitter account (@frpaddybyrne) and what he has learned about engaging with people on-line.
Liam Lawton reflects on how he began his music ministry, the art of composing and the wonder of seeing that work performed and enjoyed by others.