Vocations

Aidan McCann on answering the call to Priesthood

Aidan shares his vocation story. He will be ordained for service in the Archdiocese of Armagh on 5th July 2015

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Fr Conor McCarthy on answering the call to Priesthood

Fr Conor McCarthy was ordained in Belfast on 28 June 2015 for the service in the Diocese of Down & Connor. Ad multos annos!

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Fr Robert McGivney on answering the call to Priesthood

Fr Robert was ordained in Navan on 28 June 2015 for service in the Diocese of Meath. Ad multos annos!

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Ordination preparations in Navan Parish

As Navan Parish prepares for the ordination of Rev Robert McGivney, we hear how Navan Parish supports the journey towards priesthood.

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Ubi Caritas – Pontifical Irish College Rome

A choral group of Irish seminarians sing ‘Ubi Caritas’ in Chapel of the Pontifical Irish College in Rome.

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Peace with the Father

Enjoy this beautiful hymn sung by Irish Seminarians at Mass on Trinity Sunday 2015 in the Pontifical Irish College in Rome.

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Remembering the Martyrs of El Salvador

Therese Osborne recalls her co-workers who, like Blessed Oscar Romero, were martyred for the faith in El Salvador in 1980.

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The Call to Priesthood – Tony Lappin

Tony Lappin from Scotland reflects on his vocation journey and life now as a seminarian in the Beda College in Rome which caters for older candidates from across the English speaking world.

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Called and Chosen – Ep 2 The Need for Priests

The second episode of this five part series on hearing and answering the call to Diocesan Priesthood features a panel discussion on the need for priests.

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Called and Chosen – Episode 1

The introductory episode to a new 5 part series on hearing and answering the call to Diocesan Priesthood. Other episodes to follow ….

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Interview with Rector of the Beda College, Rome

Monsignor Roderick Strange discusses how the Beda College in Rome helps older men from the English-speaking world prepare for priesthood.

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Answering the call to Diocesan Priesthood

Four seminarians from the Irish College in Rome share how the call to priesthood emerged for them and how they responded.

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What is the current situation for Vocations in Ireland?

In this episode of ‘A Question of Faith’ Fr Ruairi O Domhnaill discusses his experience of a new confidence and interest around vocations to the diocesan priesthood.

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What is the future for Religious Life in Ireland?

Sr Phylis Moynihan rsm and Fr Ciaran Dougherty OP discuss the Year of Consecrated Life and their work for vocations.

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Celebrating the Year for Consecrated Life

In celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life, Religious from five different congregations in Ireland share how they discerned the call to their vocation.

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New full-time Vocations Director in K&L Diocese

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.

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Living Church – Clergy and Religious

Clergy and Religious was one of five core themes identified by the Living Church process in the Diocese of Down & Connor.

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Schools interview with Fr Kevin Doran, Bishop Elect of Elphin

In this interview, recorded in St Mary’s NS, Donnybrook, Fr Kevin Doran answers questions about becoming the new Bishop of Elphin.

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations 2014

Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry reflects on Pope Francis’ message for Vocations Sunday 2014 on the theme ‘Vocations, Witness to the Truth’.

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Vocation an adventure of life – Limerick Diocese

Vocations Sunday is a chance to recognise that everyone has a calling in life. Bishop Leahy and others reflect on the message of Vocations Sunday (11 May 2014).

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Vocations Pastoral letter from Bishop Denis Nulty

Bishop Denis Nulty (K&L Diocese) has issued his first pastoral letter to the people of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin on the theme of vocations.

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Honouring Returned Missionaries – Sabina Higgins

The address by Sabine Higgins at the ceremony in City Hall in Dublin honouring 200 returned missionaries

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Returned Missionaries honoured in City Hall Dublin

Two hundred returned Irish Missionaries were honoured at a ceremony in Dublin attended by Sabina Higgins.

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Ordination of Bishop Denis Nulty – introduction

The opening remarks by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Episcopal Ordination of Bishop Denis Nulty in Carlow cathedral on 4th August 2013.

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