Vatican releases schedule of Pope’s liturgical celebrations for November

The Master of the Liturgical Celebrations of the Supreme Pontiff, Mons. Diego Giovanni Ravelli, on Friday released the schedule of the celebrations of Pope Francis for the month of November.  There are 3 main liturgical celebrations of the Holy Father for the coming month: 4 November: Holy Mass at 11:00 am in St. Peter’s Basilica […]

Bishop Monahan consecrates new columbarium in Ennis Cathedral

Bishop Fintan Monahan of Killaloe has consecrated a columbarium in the Cathedral of Saints Peter & Paul in Ennis, Co Clare. A columbarium is a place where cremated human remains are interred. Ennis cathedral now becomes the first in Ireland to provide this option for internment. The first internment of ashes will take place at […]

Priests’ conference hears that the Church needs “to reach out” for vocations

Some 19 priest-directors for vocations from around Ireland attended a video-conference gathering this week facilitated by Father Stephen Langridge, a priest of the Diocese of Southwark in England. Father Langridge is a former national vocations coordinator for the Bishops Conference of England and Wales.  He was director of the Vocations Discernment in Kent and produced […]