Recent statements and homilies

The family is the foundation of society – Archbishop Michael Neary speaking at Catholic Grandparents Association Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine

Archbishop Michael Neary, Archbishop of Tuam has said that, “Grandparents have both the opportunity and responsibility to establish a tone...

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Publication of Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of Love)

The second Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis has been published today, Friday 8 April 2016. Amoris Laetitia (The Joy of...

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Homily of Archbishop Eamon Martin at Mass in Knock for the Armagh diocesan pilgrimage

· National Marian Shrine, Knock, Co Mayo in the Archdiocese of Tuam “Among the many lessons that we as Church...

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Speaking notes of Bishop Donal McKeown at a public meeting on the marriage referendum

  8.00pm Malin Hotel, Malin, Inishowen Co Donegal Although a citizen of Ireland I am not resident in the Republic...

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Bishop Liam MacDaid Pastoral Letter to the Catholic People of the Diocese of Clogher and to Christians and people of good-will

 The following pastoral letter from Bishop Liam MacDaid was read at Masses in the diocese of Clogher on the weekend...

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Pastoral Letter of Bishop Liam MacDaid

The following pastoral letter from Bishop Liam MacDaid was read at Masses in the diocese of Clogher on the weekend...

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Pastoral message on marriage by Bishop Seamus Freeman

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, On my appointment as Bishop of Ossory in December 2007, I chose the words...

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Archbishop Diarmuid Martin:”Marriage really matters; reflect carefully before changing its definition”

Pastoral reflections of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin for use at all Masses on 16th and 17th May Feast of the Ascension...

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Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly: A Pastoral Statement on the Coming Referendums

I write this letter – my first as bishop of the archdiocese of Cashel and Emly – at a moment...

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Bishop John Fleming: Pastoral Letter ‘Reflect on the Meaning of Marriage’

My dear priests and people, Reflect on the meaning of marriage This week, you will be asked to vote in...

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