Blessed John Sullivan

Posted on 18. May, 2017 in Christian Values, Church of Ireland, Community, Liturgy, Saints, Young people

The Beatification of John Sullivan SJ drew huge crowds to Gardiner Street Church on Saturday May 13th. In the post communion reflections, Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson, John D’Ardis SJ and Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin spoke movingly about the life of John Sullivan and what he meant to the people in Ireland. Archbishop Michael Jackson […]

Bishop Fintan Monahan reflects

Posted on 19. Jan, 2017 in Christian Values, Church Teachings, Community, Laity, Liturgy

Bishop Fintan Monahan was ordained Bishop of Killaloe in the Cathedral of Saints Peter and Paul, Ennis on Sunday 25 September. At his ordination Bishop Fintan talked about his challenges and priorities, in particularly around the involvement of laity, youth ministry and safeguarding children in the Church. Now four months into the role he talks […]

An Invitation to Communion

Posted on 27. Oct, 2016 in Christian Values, Church of Ireland, Liturgy

The new Dean of St Patrick’s, the Very Revd Dr William Morton was particularly noted for his cross–community and ecumenical events in his previous role in St Columb’s Cathedral Londonery. He continues to feel that ecumenical issues are very important and that all the Christian churches need to work together. He points to the Eucharist […]

New Dean of St Patrick’s

Posted on 29. Sep, 2016 in Christian Values, Church of Ireland, Church Teachings, Community, Liturgy

The Very Reverend Dr William Morton has been elected Dean and Ordinary of Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin. Elections took place last evening (9th May 2016). Dean Morton was ordained deacon in 1988 and priested in 1989. He has been Dean of St Columb’s Cathedral in the Diocese of Derry since 1997. He was appointed to […]

The Tablet

Posted on 21. Jul, 2016 in Church Teachings, Community, Education, Gospel Values, Liturgy

“The Tablet” is a Catholic weekly journal that has been published continually since 1840. It reports on religion, current affairs, politics, social issues, literature and the arts with a special emphasis on Roman Catholicism while remaining ecumenical. It is committed to the teaching of the Second Vatican Council. The editor of “The Tablet” is Catherine […]

Concert in Knock

Posted on 07. Jul, 2016 in Christian Values, Community, Liturgy, Music

A global audience will watch the concert The Story of Love composed by Dublin-born composer and musician Willie Hughes, to be broadcast on Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 October, 2016. The concert will be streamed live on the website of Pope Francis’ recently launched Prayer App. The Pope’s Video for the month of October, featuring […]

Mary’s Magnificat

Posted on 16. Jun, 2016 in Achievement, Church Teachings, Liturgy, Music

Journey to your heart is a CD from Marie Dunne CHF who has had wide musical experience, mainly in the area of Church music. She has worked with parish choirs, both as musical director and/or organist. Working with Patricia Bourke D’Souza, Mary O’Donnell and the Holy Faith Past Pupils’ Choir, she produced a moving version of […]

Journey to your Heart

Posted on 12. May, 2016 in Christian Values, Community, Faith and Justice, Liturgy, Music

Marie Dunne CHF recently released  her new album entitled “Journey to your Heart”. Featured on the CD is a variety of newly composed inspirational and religious music.  The title track of the album is also called “Journey to Your Heart”.   Miriam Gormally met with Marie and asked her about the CD and they discussed […]

Communicating God’s Love

Posted on 11. Feb, 2016 in Christian Values, Church Teachings, Community, Faith and Justice, Gospel Values, Liturgy, Music

Radio Maria is a Christian Radio station that aims to help communicate God’s divine love and Mercy, which was launched in Ireland on Thursday Feb 11th.  Fr. Michael Ross SDB, a Salesian Priest, is director of Radio Maria Ireland. He talks with Conor Deane before the launch about how Radio Maria was formed, explaining that […]

Gender and God

Posted on 07. Jan, 2016 in Christian Values, Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Feminism/Women in the Church, Gospel Values, Liturgy

Prof Siobhán Garrigan, Loyola Chair of Catholic Theology, says the commonly perceived image of God has a profound impact on how we view people’s roles in society. She argues that it infiltrates into our concepts of who is suitable to lead and which people are most likely to reflect divinity on earth. It is however also […]