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The New Vision of Pentecost

Imagine the scene, the disciples huddled together full of fear and anxiety when suddenly they heard what sounded like a powerful wind from heaven, and they were filled with the Holy Spirit. This Spirit gave them the gift of speech so that people from every nation gathered in Jerusalem that day could hear the apostles [...]

The Future of The Catholic Church in Ireland

Speaking Notes of  Most Rev. Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland Ely Place, 10th May 2010 What do I say about the future of the Catholic Church in Ireland?   The sociological data send us mixed signals.  Public opinion varies from those who would like the Catholic Church slowly, through its own implosion, [...]

Our Local Church

In the past week hundreds of people attended our local Parish Novena in Bagenalstown. Last Friday, huge numbers supported local musical talent, in the context of a fundraiser, for St. Lazarian’s House. Community is the heart of the living Church. Our Parishes are places where we connect with each other and share key moments of [...]

Irish Bishops returning from Rome

This week, Irish Bishops meet Pope Benedict, to reflect and share the terrible truth that has been the details revealed in the Murphy and Ryan Reports. They also bring with them, letters written by victims and victim support groups. No doubt these letters communicate the huge burden and violation that visited innocent lives, now scarred [...]

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