Faithcast – Episode 43

Faithcast is the weekly podcast from, 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.  

In episode 43 of Faithcast, Brenda speaks to Father Willie Purcell, National Coordinator for Diocesan Vocations ahead of Vocations Sunday on 12 May.

The faith news this week features

  • Irish bishops’ tributes to Jean Vanier;
  • Pope Francis’ motu proprio on abuse;
  • Archbishop Eamon Martin’s Pastoral Letter for Vocations Sunday; 
  • The appointment of Father Michael Router as Auxiliary Bishop of Armagh and
  • Bishop Dermot Farrell’s homily for the State Commemoration at Arbour Hill this week.

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