Cabinet committee reviews progress on Ireland’s COVID-19 response: update to numbers permitted in places of worship.
The Taoiseach chaired the first meeting of the new Government’s Cabinet Committee on Ireland’s Covid-19 response on Friday 3 July.
The Cabinet Committee reviewed the detailed… Read more...
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2020 series of summer concerts in Galway Cathedral has had to be postponed until 2021. Replacing the series is a set of videos of short organ recitals, played on the Cathedral organ by Galway-based organists, at 8.00pm every Thursdays in July.
Listen live or… Read more...
Usually at this time of year, Canon Martin Moran of Killannin parish leads the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes. This year, of course, that is not possible, so instead he is following the schedule of Masses which pilgrims would attend in Lourdes.
The cap of 50 attendees at indoor church services remains in place for Phase 3 of the national roadmap, which begins on Monday 29 June.
Following representations made to government by the Catholic Bishops, the Chief Medical Officer and the public health authorities were strongly against making any… Read more...
Click here for a video message from Bishop Brendan and a description of the practicalities to expect in the return to public pastoral life.
Also available on the Diocese of Galway YouTube channel here.
Coronavirus, Church & You
An appeal from the Mater Dei Centre to partake in this survey
This survey is assessing responses to the Covid-19 crisis among churchgoers in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It is part of a wider survey that is also being run in England, Scotland and… Read more...
Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults
Rev. Martin Whelan, Galway Cathedral curate, has been recording a series of podcasts based on The Irish Catholic Catechism for Adults, a resource produced by the Irish Episcopal Conference: CLICK HERE to access the podcasts.
Pope Francis is encouraging the faithful to pray the Rosary during the month of May, when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion for the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Here is a leaflet published by tSlí Chríost promoting a May altar for Our Lady.