ACN Ireland Week of Witness for Persecuted Christians: Sunday 19 to Sunday 26 November 2023, with Red Wednesday on 22 November. You are invited to pray for peace and offer hope in the midst of persecution, war, and violence.
The Confirmation schedule for 2024 is available below. We would like to assure those to be confirmed, their families and sponsors, that the whole diocese is praying for them all as they prepare for this important time in their lives.
Day of Prayer for Peace
During his general audience last Wednesday, Pope Francis called for a World Day of Prayer for Peace on Friday 27 October, inviting all Christians and people of other faiths to join him in prayer. The Holy Father also invited people of no faith, but with a heart for peace,… Read more...
World Mission Sunday on 22 October is the Holy Father’s annual appeal to support overseas mission and missionaries. It takes place in every parish worldwide. Missio Ireland is the Irish branch of the Pontifical Mission Societies, the Holy Father’s official charity for overseas mission.
Members of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference gathered in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, for their Autumn 2023 General Meeting. The President of the Conference is Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh and the Vice-President is Archbishop Dermot Farrell of Dublin.
The Diocese of Elphin wishes to recruit a Coordinator of Youth and Young Adult Ministry. Closing date for applications is Monday 16 October 2023 at 5.00pm. Job description and application form available on www.elphindiocese.ie