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Virtual Knock Pilgrimage 2021

Published: 12 May 2021
Sunday 16 May is the date of our annual diocesan pilgrimage to Knock Shrine. This year it is a virtual pilgrimage: click for details.

Synodal Pathway

Published: 7 May 2021
A Synodal Pathway for the Catholic Church in Ireland: have your say by 23 May.

55th World Day of Communications

Published: 4 May 2021
A message from Pope Francis for the 55th World Communications Day, which takes place on Sunday 16 May, the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord.

Official Prayer of the 2022 World Meeting of Families

Published: 4 May 2021
The Diocese of Rome and the Dicastery for Laity, Family, and Life has released the Official Prayer of the 2022 World Meeting of Families in Rome.

May 2021: Global prayers for an end to pandemic

Published: 4 May 2021
Guided by the shrines around the world, all the faithful during the month of May unite in the recitation of the Holy Rosary to ask for the end of the pandemic and the resumption of social and work activities.

Vocations Sunday 25 April 2021

Published: 23 April 2021
Letter from Pope Francis for World Day of Prayer for Vocations — Good Shepherd Sunday

Trócaire: thanks from South Sudan

Published: 21 April 2021
A Trócaire thank-you message from Fr James Oyet Latansio, General Secretary, South Sudan Council of Churches

Prayer Guide for Holy Week & Easter

Published: 26 March 2021
These resources include a note for each day with a Scripture focus, some things to look out for if you are joining in a live broadcast of a liturgy, a short prayer ritual for each day, as well as some ‘to do’ suggestions.

Holy Thursday Reflective Prayer

Published: 26 March 2021
Celebrate the Light overcoming darkness as we look forward to the hope of resurrection. Zoom hour of reflective prayer from the Chapel of St Columbanus on Holy Thursday evening.

Holy Week & Easter liturgies online

Published: 23 March 2021
A schedule of online liturgies for Holy Week and Easter in the Galway diocese.

The Living Word at Easter

Published: 22 March 2021
Christ is Risen! Galway Diocesan Pastoral Outreach Programme, April–May.

RTÉ Religious Programme coverage of Holy Week & Easter

Published: 19 March 2021
Schedule of RTÉ broadcasts for Holy Week and the Easter Triduum.

The Feast of St Patrick

Published: 16 March 2021
Saint Patrick’s Breastplate Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me,

Cardinal Tagle delivers annual St Patrick’s College Maynooth Trócaire Lecture

Published: 12 March 2021
The theme of his address: ‘Caring for the human family and our common home’.

Bishops’ statement on Covid-19 restrictions in the Republic of Ireland

Published: 9 March 2021
Statement released on the second day of the Spring General Meeting of the Irish Bishops’ Conference.

DGKK News – Diocesan eNewsletter

Published: 5 March 2021
The March issue of our diocesan e-newsletter is now online.

Digital Hub

Published: 2 March 2021
Digital Hub: online guidance and resources from the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference

Trócaire 2021

Published: 22 February 2021
Trócaire works with parishes and communities across Ireland to educate, inspire and motivate people to take action for global justice. Find Trócaire's 2021 Lent resources here. Lent Trócaire parish presentation from CEO Caoimhe de Barra:  

Sharing the Good News - Issue 63

Published: 19 February 2021
March 2021 issue of Sharing the Good News, the newsletter of the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference.