Interviews

Vatican Social Communications – Mons Paul Tighe

Monsignor Paul Tighe discusses how the Vatican has embraced digital platforms like twitter and also developed the Pope app.

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Synod on the Family – Sebastian Gomes

Wendy Grace chats to Sebastian Gomes from Salt + Light TV about his experience of the 2014 Synod on the Family.

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Synod on the Family

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin shares his reflection on the progress of the Synod on the Family which has been running for the last two weeks in Rome.

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Interview with Emer McCarthy at Vatican Radio

Wendy Grace interviews Emer McCarthy about how Vatican Radio serves the universal church in the digital age in dozens of languages.

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The Great Reformer – Francis and the Making of a Radical Pope

Austen Ivereigh discusses his biography of Pope Francis and how reform is already evident in the process for the Synod on the Family.

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin previews Synod on the Family 2014

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin previews the upcoming gathering in Rome on the Pastoral Challenges of the Family in the context of Evangelisation.

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Interview with Cardinal Timothy Dolan

Cardinal Dolan sat down with iCatholic while attending the 75th anniversary of the consecration of the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar.

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Living with Suicide – interview with Christy Kenneally

Christy Kenneally discusses this special one day retreat for adults which will take place on 24th September 2014 on Lough Derg.

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Highlighting lack of 3rd level Grants for Asylum Seekers

Monsignor John Byrne interviews a young lady who relays how asylum seekers cannot access 3rd levels grants and so further their education.

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@frpaddybyrne on his twitter ministry

Fr Paddy Byrne, curate in Portlaoise Parish, discusses his positive twitter experience and what he shares with his 10,000 plus followers.

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Investing in Church Communications – Portlaoise Parish

Portlaoise Parish outreach includes their website, webcam, video channel on iCatholic along with text alerts and a weekly parish magazine….

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Interview with Marie Collins

Abuse survivor Marie Collins talks about the role and work of the Pontifical Commission for the Protection of Minors on which she serves.

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Poverty and Income Distribution – Social Justice Ireland

Fr Seán Healy SMA discusses a recent policy paper from Social Justice Ireland on Poverty and Income Distribution.

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Interview with Fr Seán Healy SMA of Social Justice Ireland

Fr Seán Healy SMA is interviewed by Wendy Grace about the mission and activities of Social Justice Ireland which includes social analysis and policy development.

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Inteview with Catholic blogger Leah Libresco

Wendy Grace interviews Leah Libresco, a popular US Catholic blogger on patheos.com, before Leah gave a talk in Dublin on 2nd July.

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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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Interview with Fr Kevin Doran – Bishop-elect of Elphin

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.

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Lumina – new instrumental album from Liam Lawton

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.

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Liam Lawton – New album and Christmas tour 2013

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.

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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.

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New Irish Mass setting by Liam Lawton

Fr Liam Lawton discusses his new Irish Mass setting for the revised missal called Aifreann Muire na nGael which will be published by Veritas in November 2012.

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Making music – interview with Liam Lawton

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.

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