Category: Gallery

Out & About

Kilkenny: Bishop elect Monsignor Dermot Farrell greets students from St Kieran’s College following the announcement that he is to be the next bishop of the Diocese of Ossory.

Out & About

Kilkenny: Bishop emeritus of the Diocese of Ossory, Fr Laurence Forristal, with Caroline Cummins and Margaret Logue who work for the parish of St Canice in Kilkenny.

Around the world

Italy: Choir members from US parishes sing in an Epiphany Festival concert at the Church of St Ignatius in Rome. Choirs from the parishes of St Matthew and Mother Teresa of Calcutta in Topeka, Kansas, and the children’s choir from the Diocese of Orange, California performed at the concert.

Around the world

Egypt: A clergyman reacts at the site of an attack on the Coptic Orthodox Church of Mar Mina in Helwan, near Cairo. At least nine people were killed in attacks on the church and a Christian-owned shop, authorities said.

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Antrim: Pupils from the Confirmation Class in St James’ PS Whiteabbey, attending an ‘Advent Amoris Retreat’ given by young leaders from St Louis House, West Belfast as part of their commitment to sharing the Good News with other primary schools.

The giving continues

Ethan and Rebecca Moore from Dublin add gifts to the collection at the Pro Cathedral which is taking unwanted Christmas gifts and will pass them to Crosscare (the Dublin Diocesan Social Care Agency). These will be redistributed this time next year to people living in their homeless services. Photo: John McElroy

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Dublin: Archbishop Diarmuid Martin greets Romao and Gleen Libuna after the Christmas morning Mass in the Pro Cathedral, which was attended by President Michael D. Higgins.Photo: John McElroy.

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Louth: ‘Friends of Our Lady of Guadalupe’ Campaign presented over 1,393,245 rosaries and 256,542 visits to the Blessed Sacrament Pledges received from all over the world, for the protection of life and to save the Eighth Amendment, to Our Lady of Guadalupe at her shrine, Church of the Nativity, Ardee.