Nuacht / News

The annual Defence Forces Carol Service will be held on Wednesday 10 December in Arbour Hill Church. The ceremony will begin at 20:00hrs. The Army No 1 Band will be joined by soprano Celine Byrne, the Mornington Singers and by the Galway Tenors for an evening of seasonal music, prayer and reflection. This year’s theme is......

Read More

23 October is the Feast of St John of Capistrano* – the patron saint of Military Chaplains. Today is a suitable occasion to thank our Defence Forces colleagues, friends and the extended military community for your prayers and prompts which help us in our work. Please continue to remember us in our work at home and overseas. Cardinal......

Read More

The key phrase of today’s Gospel “you have treated them the same as us” finds an echo in the ears of people who think their hard work has not been valued by an employer – or children whose “that’s not fair” expresses their annoyance that their parent or teacher has favourites. Today’s Gospel image of the vineyard......

Read More

  The International Day of Peace was established in 1981 by a resolution of the UN General Assembly and has been observed every 21 September since 1982. (update) To mark this year’s Day of Peace, a Service of Prayer was held for all Irish men and women who are serving with the United Nations. It began......

Read More

Last Sunday, 20 July 2014, Pope Francis called on all the faithful to pray for the Christians fleeing the Iraqi city of Mosul, and to persevere in prayer for those situations of tension and conflict that continue in different parts of the world, especially in the Middle East and in the Ukraine.” On 22 July, the......

Read More

  Address by Msgr Eoin Thynne HCF  Remembrance is part of our culture, our heritage and this afternoon as we gather on the centennial anniversary of the commencement of World War 1 we reflect on the sacrifices made by men and women and pray for all whose lives were lost in the “war to end......

Read More

The National Day of Commemoration commemorates all Irishmen and Irishwomen who died in past wars or on service with the United Nations. It occurs on the Sunday nearest to July 11 – the anniversary of the date in 1921 that a truce was signed ending the Irish War of Independence. The principal ceremony is normally......

Read More
Navigation Menu