Prayer

Stations of the Cross – Monasterevin Parish Church

A special recording of the Stations of the Cross from Monasterevin Parish Church for Holy Week 2021.

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.

Adoremus 2020 – Brendan Cleary

The title of Brendan Cleary's talk for Adoremus 2020 - the National Eucharistic Congress  is Eucharistic Adoration: "Lord that I may see"

Adoremus 2020 – Rosary

Rosary for Adoremus 2020 - the National Eucharistic Congress - led by Archbishop Eamon Martin, Primate of All Ireland

Adoremus 2020 – John Howard

Second talk at Adoremus 2020 - the National Eucharistic Congress - is by John Howard titled 'Mission and Calling

Adoremus 2020 – Bishop Kevin Doran

Bishop Kevin Doran introduces Adormeus 2020 the National Eucharistic Congress with a talk titled "All my springs are in you" (Ps 87:7)

Adoremus 2020 -Sr Virginia Joy

The title of Sr Virginia Joy's talk to  Adoremus 2020 - the National Eucharistic Congress - is "The Eucharist: Proof of God's great love for us"

Adoremus 2020 – Antoinette Moynihan

The title of Antoinette Moynihan's talk for Adoremus 2020 - the National Eucharistic Congress - is "Children of the Eucharist"

Adoremus 2020 – Adoration

The Franciscan Sisters of the Renewal lead us at Adoration for Adoremus 2020 the National Eucharistic Congress (20/21 June 2020)

Adoremus 2020 – Final Prayer (Saturday)

Brendan Cleary offers a final prayer and thanks as day one of the online National Eucharistic Congress concludes ... 

Adoremus 2020 – promo

Adoremus 2020 - the National Eucharistic Congress which takes place 20 - 21 June 2020 can be followed on-line here on iCatholic.ie

2020 KandLe Pilgrimage to Knock on-line

Bishop Denis extends an invitation to join the Kandle Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine on Trinity Sunday, 7th June. The ceremonies begin at 2.30pm via knockshrine.ie 

How could nails hold God to a Cross?

In his homily on Divine Mercy Sunday, Fr John Harris OP quoted St Catherine of Siena saying it was love that held our Lord to the Cross

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

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

Lighting a candle for your intentions

Conscious of the people who cannot visit the Church at this time, Rathangan Parish recorded candles being lit for your intentions.

St Patrick’s Breastplate – As I arise today …

As I arise today…. a beautiful visual reflection with words from St Patrick's Breastplate. Video from Salesians

Altar Servers Club – Naas Parish

In this video shown at WMOF2018, we get a glimpse into the social and spiritual sides of the Altar Servers Club in Naas Parish.

WMOF Icon of the Holy Family – Christmas 2017

Fr Tim Bartlett explains that at all Christmas Day Masses people will be given a copy of the Holy Family Icon for their home.

Rosary on the Coast – 26 Nov 2017

Come and pray the Rosary with us on 26th November 2017, Feast of Christ the King, for Faith and Life, on the coasts of Ireland.

We will remember them …

100 years after the death of his grand-uncle at the Battle of Passchendaele, Archbishop Eamon Martin reflects on the need to remember all who fought in WWI

Global Rosary Relay for Priests 2017 – Whitefriars Street Church Dublin

Fr Sean Mac Giollarnath O.Carm introduces how Whitefriars Street Church was involved in this year's Global Rosary Relay for Priests on 23 June 2017.

Emmanuel – Advent Reflection for Children

A short reflection for children inspired by the readings for the third week of Advent (Year A). Further resources are now available on www.liturgyritualprayer.com

Nothing is Impossible – Advent Reflection for Youth

A short reflection for young people inspired by the readings for the third week of Advent (Year A). Further resources are now available on www.liturgyritualprayer.com

Wilderness – Advent Reflection for Adults

A short reflection inspired by the readings for the third week of Advent (Year A). Further resources are now available on www.liturgyritualprayer.com

World Priest Global Rosary Relay

Marion Mulhall discusses the great success of the Global Rosary Relay which takes place in participating shrines in 50+ countries.

World Priest Global Rosary Relay

Marion Mulhall discusses the inspiration that led her to set up World Priest and the great success of the Global Rosary Relay

Rosary Relay – First Glorious Mystery

The First Glorious Mystery of the Rosary - the Resurrection of Jesus Christ (Rosary Relay - 23rd May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Second Glorious Mystery

The Second Glorious Mystery of the Rosary - the Ascension of Jesus to Heaven (Rosary Relay - 24th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Third Glorious Mystery

The third Glorious mystery of the Rosary – the Descent of the Holy Spirit (Rosary Relay – 25th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fourth Glorious Mystery

The Fourth Glorious Mystery of the Rosary – the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Rosary Relay – 26th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fifth Glorious Mystery

The Rosary Relay comes to an end with the fifth Glorious Mystery of the Rosary – the Crowning of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Rosary Relay – 27th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – First Sorrowful Mystery

The first Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Agony of Jesus in the Garden (Rosary Relay – 16th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Second Sorrowful Mystery

The second Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Scourging at the Pillar (Rosary Relay – 17th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Third Sorrowful Mystery

The third Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Crowning of Thorns (Rosary Relay – 18th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fourth Sorrowful Mystery

The fourth Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Carrying of the Cross (Rosary Relay – 19th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fifth Sorrowful Mystery

The fifth Sorrowful mystery of the Rosary – the Crucifixion of Our Lord (Rosary Relay – 20th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Archbishop Eamon Martin encourages children throughout the Archdiocese of Armagh to take part in the Rosary Relay in May.

Rosary Relay – First Luminous Mystery

The first Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Baptism in the Jordan. (Rosary Relay - 9th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Second Luminous Mystery

The second Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Wedding at Cana. (Rosary Relay - 10th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Third Luminous mystery

The third Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Proclamation of the Kingdom. (Rosary Relay - 11th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fifth Luminous mystery

The fifth Luminous mystery of the Rosary – the Institution of the Eucharist. (Rosary Relay - 13th May 2016)

Irish pilgimage of the Icon of Our Mother of Perpetual Help

Fr Michael Cusack talks to us about the pilgrimage of the Icon to the Cathedrals of Ireland celebrating 150 Years of Redemptorist Devotion.

Promo for Rosary Relay in Archdiocese of Armagh

A short promo video for the Rosary Relay that will take place in all primary schools in the Archdiocese of Armagh in May 2016.

Rosary Relay in Archdiocese of Armagh – May 2016

Meabh Carlin introduces the Rosary Relay that will feature the 20 mysteries of the Rosary over 20 school days.

Rosary Relay – First Joyful Mystery

The first joyful mystery of the Rosary - the Annunciation of the Lord to Mary.

Rosary Relay – Second Joyful Mystery

The Second Joyful Mystery - the Visitation of the Lord to Mary. (Rosary Relay 3rd May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Third Joyful Mystery

The Third Joyful Mystery - the Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Rosary Relay 4th May 2016)

Rosary Relay – Fourth Joyful Mystery

The fourth joyful mystery - the Presentation of the Lord. (Rosary Relay 5th May 2016).

Rosary Relay – Fifth Joyful Mystery

The fifth joyful mystery - Finding Jesus in the Temple. (Rosary Relay 6th May 2016)

On-line Advent Calendar – catholicbishops.ie

An introduction to the on-line Advent calendar that can be accessed on the Irish Bishops website by Brenda Drumm of the catholic Communications Office.

Updating of Angelus films on RTE

Roger Childs from RTE and Seamus Callaghy from KAIROS Communications discuss the recent updating of Angelus films on RTE

Mingy Prayer Book for Irish Defence Forces personnel

Fr Robert McCabe discusses the new Mingy Prayer Book which has particular appeal for those serving overseas.

My Prayer with Mary

Beautiful reflection which incorporates a prayer to Mary along with Mary's prayer at the Annunciation which the Church celebrates on 25 March

2015 Confirmation greeting from Bishop Leahy

Bishop Leahy sends a greeting to all the confirmation candidates in the Diocese of Limerick as the Confirmation season begins.

Walking on the Pastures of Wonder

Author John Quinn discusses his new book which draws together his radio conversations with the acclaimed spiritual writer John O'Donohue.

Pathways of Prayer – Season of Longing 2

Season of Longing is a three part Adult Faith Education series from the Irish Augustinians which explores ways of nurturing the deep longing for God in all of us.

MIA 20 – Prayer Ritual on our Global Reality – 25th September 2014

This prayer ritual prepared by Great Britain on our Global Reality was part of the 20th anniversary celebrations for Mercy International Association.

Prayers for Peace – resource from Irish Bishops

Fr Robert McCabe introduces a prayer resource circulated by the Irish Bishops in response to the recent call from Pope Francis for people to pray for peace.

Trinity Sunday reflection – Fr Pascual Chávez Villanueva

Trinity Sunday reflection - by Fr Pascual Chávez Villanueva, Rector Major Emeritus of the Salesians of Don Bosco.

Reflection for World Communications Sunday

Salesian Fr Dan Carroll shares a reflection for World Communications Sunday and the various ways that the Good News is proclaimed, modelled on the example of Jesus.

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.

Jesus my Guide – Reflection for 6th Sunday of Easter

A beautiful reflection and prayer asking Jesus to guide us on our way, acknowledging that life is surprising and brings us on ways that we do not know or want to go on.

The Feast of Mary Help of Christians – May 24

A short video reflection and prayer to mark the Feast of Mary, help of Christians which is celebrated on 24th May.

Reflection for Third Sunday of Lent

Br Artur Chejnowski, a Salesian from Poland, shares a reflection for the third Sunday of Lent entitled “Spiritual Food”.

St Patrick’s day prayer – I arise today….

A beautiful visual reflection with the words of the St Patrick prayer - I arise today....

Reflection for First Sunday of Lent – Sr Sarah O’Rourke FMA

Sr Sarah O’Rourke FMA shares a reflection for the first Sunday of Lent entitled ‘Temptations’.

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2014 – Reflection

Salesian Fr Martin McCormack shares a reflection for the 7th Sunday in Ordinary Time entitled 'Forgiveness'.

Fr Brian D’Arcy – Portlaoise Novena 2014

On 19th February, Fr Brian D'Arcy was the first speaker at the 2014 Portlaoise Novena which continues over next nine weeks.

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Reflection

The Choice - Fr Koenraad Van Gucht shares a reflection for 6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Short Series on the Creed – God the Son (3)

Bishop Brendan Leahy, Bishop of Limerick, in the second part of a four part series on the Creed reflects on God the Son.

Reflection for 5th Sunday in Ordinary Time 2014

Salesian Fr Paddy Hennessy shares a reflection on Sunday's Gospel - You are the Salt of the Earth - and we are called to be an agent of change.

Feast of the Presentation of the Lord – Reflection

Salesian Sr Bridget O’Connell shares a reflection on the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, a celebration which occurs 40 days after the Nativity.

You are the Light of the World – Reflection for 3rd Sun Ord Time

Salesian Fr John Horan shares a reflection for the 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time entitled 'You are the Light of the World'.

Migrant and Refugee Sunday 2014 – Reflection

Fr Dan Carroll SDB, Rector of the Salesian Community in Pallaskenry, Limerick shares a reflection for Migrant and Refugee Sunday - 19th January 2014

St. Mary’s Chapel Lane Belfast – new Chapel of Adoration

Fr James A. Boyle MHM introduces the little chapel of Adoration that was created during recent developments at the historic St Mary's Chapel Lane Belfast.

Baptism of Jesus – Reflection by Fr Dan Carroll

Fr Dan Carroll SDB, Rector of the Salesian Community in Pallaskenry, Limerick shares a reflection for the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

The Family Prayer Book – Launch

Cardinal Brady and Maura Hyland launch The Family Prayer Book published by the Irish Bishops' Council for Marriage and the Family.

Silent Presence – Integritas Garden of Presence

Patrick Treacy explains the background to the bell tower in the Garden of Presence at Integritas, a domestic centre of Christian spirituality in Kilkenny.

Absent Presence – Integritas Garden of Presence

Patrick Treacy talks about the 'Absent Presence' sculpture in the Garden of Presence at Integritas, a domestic centre of Christian spirituality in Kilkenny.

K&L Congress 2013 – Bishop Brendan Kelly

Bishop Brendan Kelly addressed the 2013 Kildare & Leighlin Diocesan Congress on the theme of Prayer. Full text available.

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.

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.

The Nearness of God – Breige O’Hare

Breige O'Hare explains how her book is intended to help the reader deepen their relationship with God.

Sacred Space – the website and book

Brian Grogan SJ from the Jesuit Communication Centre in Dublin, explains the inspiration behind the widely popular on-line prayer resource and how it has also turned into a publishing success.

Where God Hides – new book from Liam Lawton

Liam Lawton shares one of the stories featured in Where God Hides at the launch of the book in All Hallows College on 19 September 2012.

Holy Family Monstrance – interview with Noel Ward

In this video, Noel Ward from Cork shares the inspiration behind this remarkable Monstrance which incorporates the Calvary scene.

Praying the New Missal with Children

Maeve Mahon introduces a resource on the New Missal for children which includes a DVD of a Mass celebrated with the New Missal.

Day for Life 2010 – Hospice Chaplain

Marie Gribbons, Chaplain in St Francis Hospice in Raheny, Dublin, talks about the comfort that faith can bring to someone at the end of their life.