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Frank Duff’s house opens for Culture Night The house of Servant of God Frank Duff will be open to the public for Culture Night on Friday, September 23. The house on Morning Star Avenue has been preserved to maintain its original look and contents since Blessed Duff died in it in November 1980. Frank Duff…

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Wexford parish announces parish prayer mission Wexford parish is hosting a week-long mission of prayer October 2-9 that will be a time of “celebration, belonging and renewal”. ‘A Mission for All’ begins Sunday October 2, and includes talks, Mass, visits to schools, faith testimonies and more. Bishop of Ferns Ger Nash will open an icon…

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Dublin parishes moving to end over-the-top Communions

The country’s largest diocese is to push ahead with “crucial” plans to make First Holy Communion ceremonies simpler and more parish-based, despite fewer priests and parish pastoral workers. Dublin Diocese is reacting after many priests and parishioners reported that smaller ceremonies – necessitated by Covid-19 postponements – were better because they focused on the importance…

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Ukrainian bishop praises Irish kindness as struggle for freedom continues

Refugees from the war in Ukraine have benefitted from Ireland’s “world-famous hospitality”, Ukrainian Bishop Kenneth Nowakowski has said in a message. He warned however that the struggle for freedom isn’t over yet, while the cost of rebuilding will be “unimaginable”. The message from Bishop Nowakowski, Apostolic visitor for Ukrainians Resident in Ireland and Northern Ireland,…

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