Pope Francis’ Intention for February 2023

We pray that parishes, placing communion at the centre, may increasingly become communities of faith, fraternity and welcome towards those most in need.

Script from Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network video for February 2023:

Sometimes I think that we…

My Spiritual Testament Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

The Holy See releases the Spiritual Testament of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI, dated 29 August 2006.

My spiritual testament

When, at this late hour of my life, I look back on the decades I have wandered through, I see first of all how much reason I have to give thanks. Above all, I thank…

Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI In Memoriam

Article taken from La Civilita Cattolica
The Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI, passed away on December 31, 2022, at the age of 95, at the Mater Ecclesiae convent in the Vatican, to where he had retired after retiring from the papacy and where he spent the last years of his long life in retreat…

Pope Francis’ Intention for December

Pope Francis releases his prayer intention for December, asking the faithful to pray that volunteer organizations, and that those who work in them may work as “artisans of mercy.”

Pope Francis releases his prayer intention…

Synodal Process with Fr. Declan Hurley and Julieanne Moran

Where the process is now with Fr. Declan Hurley, Julianne Moran
Fr Declan and JulieAnn Moran in conversation with Wendy Grace

Thanks to the iCatholic team for this engaging update and honest appraisal of the Journey of the Synod to date. Thanks to all parishioners who participated in the parish and diocesan process and…

Fr. Willie Doyle “Martyr of Charity”

The Cause of Fr William Doyle SJ

You are cordially invited to the
Opening Session of the Diocesan Inquiry of
following Vespers for the Solemnity of Christ the King,
at the…

Kilbeggan Parish Pastoral Assembly

“The joy of the Gospel fills the hearts and lives
of all who encounter Jesus,”
Pope Francis, “Evangelii Gaudium” (“The Joy of the Gospel”)
In 2013, Pope Francis issued an Apostolic Exhortation to the Church, “The
Joy of the Gospel.” With his opening words, Pope Francis reminds us that

Bishops welcome publication of National Synthesis on and invite all to read it

The Synodal Process has been conducted across the Church in Ireland from Autumn 2021. The publication the National Synthesis is the fruit of a wide-ranging process of listening and consultation drawing on the syntheses produced by the 26 dioceses in Ireland, as well as those submitted by religious congregations and other interested groups.

The National…

Pope Francis’ Intention for August : Small Businesses

With courage, with effort, with sacrifice, they invest in life, creating wellbeing, opportunities, and work. Let us pray for small and medium-sized businesses, hard hit by the economic and social crisis,…

Edith Stein: St Teresa Benedicta of the Cross

A video on the life and teaching of Edith who died in Auschwitz in 1942 and was canonised a saint of her great holiness in life.