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THE EPISCOPAL ORDINATION OF FATHER MICHAEL ROUTER AS AUXILIARY BISHOP OF ARMAGH AND TITULAR BISHOP OF LUGMAD

THE EPISCOPAL ORDINATION OF FATHER MICHAEL ROUTER AS AUXILIARY BISHOP OF ARMAGH AND TITULAR BISHOP OF LUGMAD – Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh, Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Dromore and Primate of All Ireland, was the principal celebrant at Mass in St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Armagh on Sunday 21 July 2019 to mark...

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DIOCESE OF KILMORE DIOCESAN CHANGES 2019

DIOCESE OF KILMORE DIOCESAN CHANGES 2019 –  Monsignor Liam Kelly, our Diocesan Administrator, has announced the following changes in the Diocese of Kilmore which take effect from 31 August 2019:  Fr Thomas Keogan, Administrator Kinlough/Glenade, to retire;  Fr Denis Murray, P.P. Carrigallen, to retire and be resident priest in Derrylin; Fr John Phair, P.P. Corlough/Templeport, to...

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Native of Drumlane Parish receives Cistercian Novice Habit

Drumlane-native receives Cistercian Novice Habit – On Thursday 11th July last, on the Feast of St Benedict, having spent time as a Postulant, Emma Brady from the parish of Drumlane received the Cistercian novice’s habit at a recent ceremony in St. Mary’s Abbey, Glencairn, Co. Waterford.  She is now known as Sister Emma. Through her...

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Kilmore-native elected to Leadership Role with the Irish Capuchins

A native of the Diocese of Kilmore has been elected to leadership role with the Irish Capuchins –  At their recent Provincial Chapter held in the Emmaus Retreat Centre, Swords, Brother Seán Kelly from Ballinamore, and formerly of Drumkeerin, was elected by his confreres to serve in a leadership role with the Irish Capuchin Franciscans...

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Fundraising Golf Classic in aid of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre – Friday 28 June 2019

Fundraising Golf Classic in aid of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre – Friday 28 June 2019: There are still some tee-off times available for teams of four wishing to take part in next Friday’s fundraising Golf Classic in aid of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre (the old St. Patrick’s College building) at the County Cavan...

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Faithcast – Episode 49

Faithcast is the weekly podcast from catholicnews.ie, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews and news from the Catholic Church in Ireland.   Episode 49 of Faithcast features an interview with Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry on Catholic Youth Ministry in an Irish context. an interview with...

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DIOCESAN CELEBRATION TO MARK BISHOP LEO O’REILLY’S GOLDEN JUBILEE OF HIS ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD AND HIS RECENT RETIREMENT AS BISHOP OF KILMORE

DIOCESAN CELEBRATION TO MARK BISHOP LEO O’REILLY’S GOLDEN JUBILEE OF HIS ORDINATION TO THE PRIESTHOOD AND HIS RECENT RETIREMENT AS BISHOP OF KILMORE: The Diocese of Kilmore gathered together in the Cathedral of SS. Patrick and Felim in Cavan on the Feast of Pentecost, Sunday 9 June 2019, to mark Bishop Leo O’Reilly’s Golden Jubilee...

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Monsignor Liam Kelly’s Homily during Kilmore Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes – June 2019

Homily Preached at the Grotto In Lourdes 3 June 2019 Blessed are the Poor in Spirit The year 1844, that is the year that Saint Bernadette was born in, was a time of great poverty in Ireland as the country hurtled headlong towards the great Famine. It was also a time of great poverty here...

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Faithcast – Episode 48

Faithcast, Episode 48, Thursday 13 June 2019:  Faithcast is the weekly podcast from catholicnews.ie, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews and news from the Catholic Church in Ireland.   Episode 48 of Faithcast features an interview with Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan, Bishop of Waterford and Lismore on the...

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Statement of the Summer 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Statement of the Summer 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference:  The Summer 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference took place last week in the Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below issues discussed by the bishops during their meeting:   ·         Christian response to religious intolerance, racism and...

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