End of Life Care – Bishop Kevin Doran

Bishop Kevin Doran reflects on the recent Vatican document 'The Good Samaritan' on caring for people who are suffering, especially those with critical or terminal illnesses.

How we killed God – David Quinn

David Quinn discusses his new book which brings together 70 of his newspaper columns charting nearly a quarter of a century of tumultuous change in Irish society.

How should a Catholic think about Politics?

Bishop Kevin Doran gives a preview of this talk that he will deliver in Sligo on 23rd Feb 2016 hosted by the Iona Institute.

What do cuts to the State funding of Accord indicate?

In this episode of 'A Question of Faith' we hear about the good work of Accord and a panel discusses the recently cut to funding for their pre-marriage courses.

How can we help persecuted Christians?

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.

Find the Balance with alcohol – Dara Fitzpatrick

In this video, Irish Coast Guard helicopter pilot Dara Fitzpatrick shares why she would not risk the job she loves doing by over-drinking - 'balance is everything in this job'.

Archbishop Eamon Martin – Christmas Message

Archbishop Eamon Martin shares his hopes for the year ahead, including for the peace process, and offers a blessing to all families and homes in Ireland.

Bishop of Kilmore – Christmas message 2014

Bishop Leo O'Reilly reflects on how Christ brings peace into the world and unites us in faith as brothers and sisters.

The work of the SVP at Christmas time

John-Mark McCafferty shares some insights into the work of the SVP at Christmas and praises the work of their volunteers and the generosity of their donors.

Br Kevin Crowley – Cappuchin Day Centre, Dublin

Br Kevin Crowley was the founder of the Capuchin Day Centre in 1969. Here he recounts the increased demand for their services for the poor in recent years.

K&L discussion on the celebration of Funerals

Bishop Denis Nulty explains the background to the discussion of funeral liturgies that has started in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.

Marriage and Family at the Heart of the Parish – Archbishop D Martin

Address by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Marriage and Family Conference held in Clonliffe College on 14 June 2014.

Marriage and Family at the Heart of the Parish – Dr Tony Fahey

Keynote address by Dr Tony Fahey entitled "Marriage and the Family in Ireland today" at Conference in Clonliffe College.

Redemptorists – Missions and Novenas

Fr Ciaran O'Callaghan explains the approach of the Redemptorist Missions team and how you can book a Parish Mission or Novena.

Kildare & Leighlin 2014 Chrism Mass invitation

Bishop Denis Nulty extends an invitation to the Kildare & Leighlin Chrism Mass which will take place in Carlow Cathedral at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, April 14th.

Sr Consilio – Portlaoise Parish Novena 2014

Sr Consilio's talk at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena on 'how we are all in recovery' was preceded by testimonies from two young people.

The Good News according to Francis – series trailer

Trailer for a three week series beginning on 12th March 2014 which reflects on Evangelii Gaudium from Pope Francis along with Matthew's Gospel.

Anne Doyle – Portlaoise Parish Novena 2014

On Wednesday 19th March Anne Doyle gave an address at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena entitled 'Life after the Newsroom'

Br Kevin Crowley OFM Cap. – Portlaoise Novena 2014

On Ash Wednesday (5th March), Br Kevin, founder of the Capuchin Day Centre spoke at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena on 'Feed the hungry'.

Wally O’Loughlin – Portlaoise Novena 2014

On 26th February, rapper Kieran (Wally) O’Loughlin spoke at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena on The Power of Recovery.

Scripture as a source of strength in illness and bereavement

Fr Paddy Boyle reflects on scripture as a source of spiritual strength and consolation in the face of illness and death.

World Day of the Sick Seminar – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin gave the opening address at this seminar in Dublin Archdiocese to mark the 2014 World day of the Sick.

Bereavement – community support for the on-going journey

Fr Kevin Bartley shares how the journey through bereavement is supported by faith and community.

Bereavement support from Hospital to Community

Maternity Hospital Chaplain Ann Charlton shares how the bereaved are supported in the hospital and the community.

Interview with Bishop Brendan Leahy (Dec 2013)

In an interview with Lorraine Buckley, Bishop Brendan Leahy reflects back on the first months of his time as Bishop of Limerick and looks ahead to 2014.

Annual Bernard Fitzpatrick Collection for Salesian Missions – Part 1

Bernard Fitzpatrick explains how the annual collection for the Salesian Missions got started and thanks people for their on-going support.

Together in Christ at the Ploughing – Fr Paddy Byrne

Fr Paddy Byrne from Portlaoise speaks about the great community spirit at the Ploughing Championships and the importance of the church presence in the midst of the gathering.

Bishop Burrows on the 2013 Ploughing Championships

Bishop Michael Burrows, the Church of Ireland Bishop of the Diocese of Cashel and Ossory, welcomes people to the Ecumenical Church Stand at the Ploughing.

Emigrant Information Pack 2013 – IECE

Joanna Joyce introduces the Emigrant Information Pack 2013. This Parish Resource has been prepared by The Irish Episcopal Council for Emigrants (IECE).

Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Brendan Leahy – Homily

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.

Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO)

Joanne Joyce introduces the work of the ICPO which is currently the only organisation working on behalf of Irish prisoners overseas and their families.

The Jesus boat and schools of fish – 2013 K&L Diocesan Congress

Maeve Mahon explains the story and meaning behind a special installation created in Carlow Cathedral for the 2013 K&L Diocesan Congress

Rediscovering Mercy and Trócaire Together programmes

Hannah Evans and Fr Padraig Shelley discuss two Trócaire programmes designed to help people engage with Justice principles and to develop a direct connection with a community in a developing country.

Share the Good News – Introduction and Implementation

Eoin O'Mahony and Bernadette Sweetman introduce the National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland and explain how people might engage with it locally.

IEC2012 Memories – Croke Park

Teresa Menendez shares her memories of the closing liturgy in Croke Park and the hand over to the Philippines who will host the next International Eucharistic Congress in 2016.

IEC2012 – 1932 Exhibit

This video features a short documentary of this 1932 exhibit

IEC2012 – Eucharistic Procession

The Eucharistic Procession of the International Eucharistic Congress 2012.

IEC 2012 – Priesthood and Ministry in the Service of Communion

This video focusses around the theme of the day: Priesthood and Ministry in the Service of Communion

IEC2012 – Chaplaincy of the Defense Forces and the Rosary Garden

This video report takes us from the volunteers checkin area on Simonscourt through the general registration area towards the RDS Arena.

IEC2012 – Youth Space

Todays video shows a small bit of the action at the Youth Space at the International Eucharistic Congress 2012.

IEC2012 – Peregrinos de habla hispana son bienvenidos en Dublín

Hoy visitamos a una de las iglesias de acogida y conversamos con los peregrinos acerca de su experiencia en el Congreso y sus expectativas para la semana.

IEC2012 – A look at the exhibitions

Today at the Eucharistic Congress we take a look at some of the exhibitions in the main hall and talk to exhibitors and pilgrims about their experiences so far.

Holy Family Monstrance at IEC2012

Learn about the Holy Family Monstrance which will be used in the Prayer Space Tues and Sat at IEC2012 and will be on display on balcony of Exhibition Hall on their days.

IEC2012 – Opening Ceremony – Sunday 10th June

The congress officially started today, Sunday the 10th of June. This short video shows some parts of the opening Mass and some interviews with pilgrims.

IEC2012 – See build up to Congress opening

Our first video report from IEC2012 which shows the registration and information areas for IEC2012. It includes contributions from volunteers in a number of languages.

IEC2012 – Congress Bell pilgrimage

Colette Furlong shares the story of the pilgrimage of the Congress Bell which has travelled all around Ireland and beyond calling pilgrims to gather for IEC2012

IEC 2012 – bookings in last two weeks

As the countdown to IEC2012 enters the last two weeks, find out how you can still get a place at all the Congress events in the RDS (10-16th June) and in Croke Park (17th June).

K&L Primary Schools Altar Cloth

Hear the story behind the creation of the Altar Cloth from separate squares from almost every primary school in the diocese of Kildare & Leighlin.

IEC2012 – what pilgrims can expect

This video provides an insight into the upcoming International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin and what pilgrims can expect.

IEC 2012 – by the numbers!

Find out about the 50th International Eucharistic Congress that will take place in Dublin from 10th -17th June 2012. 25,000 pilgrims are expected every day in the RDS and 80,000 in Croke Park on the final day.

Eucharist: Table of Word and Sacrament – Fr Drumm (3/3)

Fr Michael Drumm speaking in Carlow Cathedral during the Kildare and Leighlin Diocesan Eucharistic Congress. In this concluding part, Fr Drumm reflects on Communion.

The Mercy Law Resource Centre (MLRC)

Mercy Law Resource Centre is an Independent Law Centre and registered charity which provides free legal advice and representation to people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness in the areas of Housing and Social Welfare Law

Why I volunteered for IEC 2012

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.

Greetings for IEC2012 from Uganda

In this video, Bishop Joseph Franzelli from Lira Diocese in Northern Uganda sends his greetings to those preparing for the 50th International Eucharistic Congress in Ireland and reflects on the Congress theme.

IEC 2012 – Join our cultural tours

On the days before, during and following the Congress, you may be interested in getting to see more of Ireland. Options include a night out, day trips and a four day tour.

IEC 2012 – accommodation and cultural tours

Find out how you can book a place to stay for the 2012 International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin. You can also join a range of cultural tours around Ireland before and after the Congress.

Booking to attend IEC 2012 in Dublin

Going to the International Eucharistic Congress (10-17 June 2012) in Dublin? Get an introduction to the booking process, the available attendance options and other extras including accommodation and cultural tours.

Veritas – Promotional Video

Veritas is Ireland’s leading religious publisher and retailer and is an agency of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.

Pastoral Response to Substance Misuse – IBDI

Pastoral Response to Substance Misuse is an initiative set up by the Irish Bishops' Conference to help parishes respond to this growing problem in their communities.

IEC 2012 – Promotional Video

This promotional video about IEC2012 was made available on DVD with sub titles in six different languages.