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Pope’s appeal to pray, reflect and act to safeguard creation

“Now is the time to rediscover our vocation as children of God, brothers and sisters, and stewards of creation.” Those were the Pope’s words in a message released for the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, which is observed on 1 September. Taking inspiration from the Book of Genesis, Pope Francis describes...

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Foundation in Counselling Course

The Newman Institute

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Season of Creation

The Season of Creation has a special significance for the Catholic Church, particularly since Pope Francis established 1 September as an annual World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation.  The Season of Creation or Creation Time, is marked throughout the Christian world from 1 September to 4 October (Feast of St. Francis of...

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Pope Francis announces canonization of Cardinal Newman

On July 1, 2019, the Vatican announced that Cardinal John Henry Newman and four others will be canonized on Sunday, October 13, 2019. Cardinal Newman was born in London on February 21, 1801, and died in Edgbaston on August 11, 1890. He founded the Oratory of St. Philip Neri in Birmingham in 1848. He also...

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Irish Church Music Association’s 50th Summer School

Jubilee Conference to precede Irish Church Music Association’s 50th Summer School

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A day to celebrate with love and gratitude.

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Pope Francis

The poor save us because they show us the face of Christ.

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June 2nd

Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord

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Vocations Sunday

Pope's Message for Vocations Sunday

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Placing Hope in Faith – Stage 2 – 2019

Following on from our Diocesan Assembly last July, where over 300 delegates from all 22 parishes in our diocese voted on 129 proposals, Stage 2 continues apace with Focus Groups dedicated to ten areas of pastoral concern. Focus Group meetings commenced in March and will continue for the remainder of the year. Each Focus Group...

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