• Church Leaders call for unified political response to address violence and community tensions
    by Brenda on 12th April 2021 at 11:01 pm

    Following recent disturbances in Northern Ireland, the Church Leaders Group (Ireland) has written an open letter to political leaders in Northern Ireland, the Governments of the United Kingdom and Ireland, and the European Union.  In the letter Church Leaders: Echo the appeal from local Church and community leaders for political leaders to treat Northern Ireland’s

  • Archbishop Eamon Martin expresses his sympathy to Queen Elizabeth on the death of Prince Philip
    by Katie Crosby on 9th April 2021 at 2:51 pm

    I was saddened to hear of the death today of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh.  Her Majesty the Queen, and all the members of the Royal family, are in our prayers on the death of a much loved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  Prince Philip has been a regular visitor

  • Ecumenical Service in response to riots and street violence across Belfast
    by Katie Crosby on 9th April 2021 at 1:42 pm

    This afternoon (9 April 2021) at 3.00pm a short Ecumenical Service will take place at Forthspring on the interface between Springfield Road and the Shankill Road in response to the recent riots and street violence across Belfast.  There will be representation from the four largest denominations, including Bishop Noel Treanor (Diocese of Down and Connor), and

  • Information for media on the funeral liturgy of Anne O’Sullivan RIP
    by Katie Crosby on 9th April 2021 at 12:25 pm

    Mass will be live-streamed on At 1.30pm today, the Funeral Mass for the late Anne O’Sullivan RIP will be celebrated in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kanturk, Co Cork, in the Diocese of Cloyne.  Father Toby Bluitt PP will be chief celebrant at this Mass which will be concelebrated by Father John Magner CC. 

  • Statement from Bishop Noel Treanor in response to street violence across Belfast 
    by Katie Crosby on 9th April 2021 at 8:36 am

    Sadly, over the past week, we have experienced a return to civic unrest and violence on our streets. These scenes are deeply concerning for all of us who believe in and have worked together for a shared, brighter future for our society. Already, many citizens, including a bus driver and a journalist have been injured