Recent statements and homilies

Bishop Francis Duffy on the marriage referendum

Newsletter message for 16/17 May 2015 Married love is a unique form of love between a man and a woman...

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Pastoral Statement of Bishop Kevin Doran on the Marriage Referendum

“When the Time comes, you will Receive the Holy Spirit and you will be my Witnesses” Dear sisters and brothers...

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Bishop Martin Drennan: Letter on Marriage and the Family

Marriage and the Family These are critical times for marriage in our society. On May 22nd the people of Ireland...

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Homily of Archbishop Eamon Martin at Mass in Lourdes on his first pilgrimage to the Marian shrine as Archbishop of Armagh

8.30am at the Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, Feast of Our Lady of Fatima At Mass in Lourdes this...

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Homily Notes of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin for Newbridge Parish Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Saint Conleth’s Parish, Newbridge, 11th May 2015 In our first reading we have seen how Saint Paul continues on his...

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Bishop Denis Brennan: Pastoral Letter to the people of the Diocese of Ferns on the marriage referendum

Dear Sisters and Brothers On 22 May, we the people of Ireland will be asked to vote in a referendum,...

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Bishop Leo O’Reilly’s pastoral statement Marriage is Important – Think before you vote

My Dear People, In a few days we will be asked to vote in a referendum to change the meaning...

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Bishop Phonsie Cullinan Marriage is Important – please think before you change it

Dear Friend, Thank you for the really kind and affectionate welcome you have given me since I arrived in the...

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Bishop Brendan Leahy statement on the marriage referendum

Proposed constitutional change will have profound implications for the role of marriage, family and society – Bishop Brendan Leahy Bishop...

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Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary in support of Christian view of Marriage

Importance of Marriage Within weeks the people of Ireland will be asked to vote in a referendum that will change...

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