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Sunday of the Word of God 2021

Sunday of the Word of God 2021

Sunday of the Word of God 2021: In his Apostolic Letter of 30 September 2019, ‘Aperuit illis’ Pope Francis established that the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time is to be the Sunday of the Word of God. He had already proposed something similar at the end of the...

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity takes place from 18 -25 January. The resources for this year have been prepared by the Monastic Community of Grandchamp in Switzerland. The theme that was chosen, “Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit”, is...

Resources and Prayers for Schools

Resources and Prayers for Schools

Sr. Antoinette Dilworth rsj has been busy preparing and sending out resources to schools during this difficult time and uncertainty for teachers and pupils.  These resources are designed to help pupils pray and keep focused.   You may view these...

New Year Message from Bishop Phonsie

New Year Message from Bishop Phonsie

As We Begin a New Year Dear Brother or Sister in Christ, I wish you every blessing for 2021. Little did we think this time last year that we would have to face a pandemic. Each year will bring its ups and downs. Covid the Teacher The great temptation for us all is to...

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of St Joseph”

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of St Joseph”

With the Apostolic Letter “Patris corde” (“With a Father’s Heart”), Pope Francis recalls the 150th anniversary of the declaration of Saint Joseph as Patron of the Universal Church. To mark the occasion, the Holy Father has proclaimed a “Year of Saint Joseph” from...

Farewell to the Sisters of Charity, Tramore

Farewell to the Sisters of Charity, Tramore

Departing Religious Sisters of Charity      Joining with Msgr. Nicholas O Mahony, and Frs. Shane, Tadeusz and Paul and with all the priests who ministered here in the past, including those who have passed on, we remember especially Msgr. John...

Happy Christmas to the Orthodox Community

Happy Christmas to the Orthodox Community

On behalf of the people of the Diocese of Waterford & Lismore I wish a blessed Christmas to all our brothers and sisters in the Orthodox tradition who celebrate the birth of the Saviour today. May they know the closeness of God and His strength in their daily...