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  • Clergy to offer prayers online for the dead at 3.00pm on Sunday
    by Katie Crosby on 30th October 2020 at 3:43 pm

    People invited to join in online on local diocesan and parish webcams November Remembrance resources for Parish, School and Families now available This Sunday 1 November, the eve of All Souls’ Day, the bishops and priests of Ireland will lead a short service of prayer at 3.00pm to dedicate the month of November to ‘Remembrance

  • Information for media on the funeral liturgy for Tadg and Diarmuid O’Sullivan RIP
    by Katie Crosby on 30th October 2020 at 2:30 pm

    At 2.30pm today the Funeral Mass for the late Tadg and Diarmuid O’Sullivan RIP will be celebrated in Saint Mary’s Church, Parish of Castlemagner, Co Cork, in the Diocese of Cloyne.  Father Toby Bluitt PP will be chief celebrant for this Mass.  After Mass, Tadg and Diarmuid’s remains will be interred in Saint Brigid’s Cemetery,

  • Bishops to dedicate November to Remembrance of the Dead 
    by Katie Crosby on 29th October 2020 at 4:12 pm

    People invited to join in online on local diocesan and parish webcams November Remembrance resources for Parish, School and Families now available This Sunday 1 November, the eve of All Souls’ Day, the bishops and priests of Ireland will lead a short service of prayer at 3.00pm to dedicate the month of November to ‘Remembrance

  • Bilateral Meeting between the Taoiseach and Catholic Church Leaders
    by Katie Crosby on 29th October 2020 at 10:23 am

    The Taoiseach yesterday evening (28 October) met with leaders of the Catholic Church – Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop Michael Neary, Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA and Bishop Dermot Farrell. Discussion focused mainly on the effect which the current Covid-19 restrictions are having on the health and well-being of the faith community and the

  • ‘Remember In November’ – pastoral letter by Bishop Francis Duffy
    by Katie Crosby on 28th October 2020 at 11:03 am

    November is a time to remember and pray for family members, colleagues, neighbours and friends who have died since this time last year.  Those who have gone before us, those who were so much present with us, so central to our lives, have left us with a deep sense of loss.  We look for peace,