Online Advent Calendar proving popular

The online interactive Advent Calendar from the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has been viewed thousands of times since it went live on Sunday 29 November – the First Sunday of Advent. The unique interactive calendar is being viewed in parishes, schools and by families across Ireland and as far away as Malaysia and Sydney, Australia. […]

Crosscare appeal for support this Christmas as food collections cancelled

Crosscare, the social care agency of the Archdiocese of Dublin, is appealing to people to support them online this Advent as they will be unable to hold their annual Parish Food Collection for those most in need. Every December, Crosscare collected thousands of pounds worth of non-perishable foods to restock their foodbanks and support their […]

Vatican launches ‘A Gift Of Wisdom’ campaign

Picking up Pope Francis’s appeal to young people on the 32nd World Youth Day – in which he reminded them that they need the “wisdom and vision” of the elderly – the Vatican’s Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has launched an initiative called “A Gift of Wisdom” as the Church approaches the season of […]