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Petition: Healthy Planet, Healthy People

Published: 22 July 2021
Catholics worldwide are invited to sign the Healthy Planet, Healthy People petition.

Archdiocese of Armagh positions vacant: Youth Ministry Coordinators

Published: 16 July 2021
The Archdiocese of Armagh seeks two Youth Ministry Coordinators. Closing date for applications is Friday 13 August 2021.

Every Nation, Tribe and People? Race and the churches in Ireland

Published: 13 July 2021
Please participate in this survey, an all-island research project led by the Irish Council of Churches, Irish Inter–Church Meeting and VOX Magazine.

World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly: 25 July 2021

Published: 7 July 2021
Pope Francis has established a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, which will take place for the first time on Sunday 25 July 2021.

Highlights of the 5th International Vatican Conference: Exploring the Mind, Body & Soul

Published: 7 July 2021
Fifth International Vatican Conference (6 to 8 May 2021): Exploring the Mind, Body & Soul. Highlights of virtual proceedings just released.

Vox Hiberniae - A Celtic Journey with St Joseph

Published: 6 July 2021
A 30-minute reflection in words and music on the life of St Joseph from Vox Hiberniae.

DGKK News – Diocesan eNewsletter

Published: 6 July 2021
The summer issue of our diocesan e-newsletter is now online.

Impact of COVID-19 on Funeral Rituals: A Survey

Published: 2 July 2021
The Centre for Mission and Ministries at Maynooth is looking for participants to take a short online survey on the Covid-19 changes in Irish funeral practices.

"Do Lough Derg from wherever you are" – online pilgrimage

Published: 16 June 2021
Three-day Lough Derg Pilgrimage: 3–5 July 2021 The Prior, Fr La Flynn, would like to invite you to join him from Saturday 3rd July to Monday 5th July to ‘Do Lough Derg from wherever you are’.  Fr La and three companions will do the pilgrimage on the Island during these days. At the same time, some… Read more...

Cycle Against Suicide: Buddy Club training opportunities

Published: 15 June 2021
Cycle Against Suicide is working to train and deploy a network of 'Community Buddies' into communities across Ireland. The Community Buddy is a peer-to-peer support programme, centred around a structured but supportive conversation in a safe and non-judgemental space. It allows an individual to… Read more...

Galway Interfaith Forum

Published: 1 June 2021
Galway Interfaith Forum will host a public webinar on 9 June: a dialogue between Christians and Muslims, with special attention to the current situation in Lebanon.

Pope Francis establishes Ministry of Catechist

Published: 1 June 2021
With the new Apostolic Letter 'Antiquum Minsterium', Pope Francis establishes the lay ministry of catechist, responding to an urgent need for the evangelisation of the modern world.

St Mary's College end-of-year Mass

Published: 28 May 2021
View St Mary's College end-of-year Mass, held on Thursday 27 May.

Laudato si' Week 2021: 16–25 May

Published: 18 May 2021
Laudato si' Week 2021 information and events schedule.

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