GAA star opens up about faith

A former Gaelic footballer has opened up about the importance of his faith, saying he “prays regularly”. Sportsman turned fashion designer, Paul Galvin, who played on the Kerry senior team for over 10 years, spoke about the issue of homelessness in Ireland and the importance of going to Church. Mr Galvin, who is launching a…

Pope visit to North would focus on reconciliation

Pope Francis would engage in the reconciliation process in Northern Ireland if he visited, as he is not afraid to engage with “real issues” according to the Bishop of Derry. With increasing speculation that the Pope’s planned visit to Ireland may include a visit to the North, Bishop Donal McKeown said it would complete the…

Proclaiming the Good News

Ireland’s first Jesuit bishop made a touching speech in which he commemorated his late sister, after he was ordained bishop of the Diocese of Raphoe on Sunday. Worshippers came in their droves to the ordination of Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ, filling the Cathedral of Saints Eunan and Columba in Letterkenny, Donegal. Dr McGuckian, whose two…

Journalist with The Irish Catholic Chai Brady travelled to northern Kenya where millions of people are facing starvation as a result of severe drought. The Church’s overseas development agency Trócaire is working with local partners to try and alleviate the suffering.

Katie continues to box clever with her Faith

As Katie Taylor’s career goes from strength to strength she has no problem expressing her faith. The professional boxer and Olympic gold medallist tweeted a photo of herself before her debut fight in the US last weekend wearing a t-shirt with the words “It is God who arms me with strength…” The boxer has spoken…