Homily of Cardinal Séan Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, for the National Eucharistic Congress in Knock

Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 by in Gallery, News, Welcome

Homily of Cardinal Séan Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, for the National Eucharistic Congress in Knock

Bishop MacDaid: Ecumenical Prayer Service

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by in Uncategorized

Ecumenical Prayer Service, Devenish Island, Pentecost Sunday (12 June) 2011 Reflection on Pentecost My dear friends, Try to picture the courtyard of a prison. The time is dawn.  A prisoner is led out to be shot: he is a priest who has been sentenced to death because he has opposed the Portugese policy of slave-trade […]

Bishop MacDaid: Feast of Corpus Christi 26 June 2011 Homily

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by in News, Welcome

Feast of Corpus Christi 26 June 2011 Homily My dear friends, Ethiopia suffered a severe famine during the years 1984-1986.  During that famine Cardinal Hume of Westminster visited the country.  One of the places he went was a settlement in the hills where the people were waiting for food which was unlikely to arrive.  He […]

Bishop MacDaid: Feast of the Holy Trinity

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by in News, Welcome

Feast of the Holy Trinity 19 June 2011 Homily My dear friends, The Irish writer Clare Boylan, in a radio interview, was reflecting on the power of her parent’s love and she said;  ‘My parents did two things for me; they gave me a sense of my own dignity and they let me know that […]

Mgr. Sean Cahill’s Golden Jubilee Mass,

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by in News, Welcome

Mgr. Sean Cahill’s Golden Jubilee Mass, St. Michael’s Church, Enniskillen 23 June 2011 Homily My brother priests and dear friends, For many years now we have been talking about a shortage of priests.  Some commentators would contend that other secular vocations have also been struggling – nursing, medicine, social work and youth work are cited […]

Bishop MacDaid St. Mary’s College Irvinestown 21 June 2011 Homily

Posted on 29. Jun, 2011 by in News, Welcome

Golden Jubilee Mass St. Mary’s College Irvinestown 21 June 2011 Homily My dear friends, Charles Plumb was a U.S. jet fighter pilot during the war in Vietnam.  After 75 combat missions, his plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile.  Plumb himself ejected and parachuted into enemy territory.  He was captured and spent the next […]

Mass for Fr. Eugene O’Reilly

Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by in News, Welcome

Mass for Fr. Eugene O’Reilly Corcaghan, 11.00am. 11 June 2011 Fellow-priests and dear friends, I am glad to be able to attend this Mass this morning in a personal and a representative capacity.  On my own behalf and on behalf of the priests of the diocese, I offer our sympathy and respect to Fr. Eugene’s […]

Pentecost Sunday, 12 June 2011

Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by in News, Welcome

Pentecost Sunday, 12 June 2011 Homily My dear friends, Douglas Hyde was a well-known scholar and Irishman. A lapsed Catholic, he wrote a book entitled “Dedication and Leadership” in which he recalled how, when he joined the Communist Party in the early 1940’s, he was sent to sell the communist newspaper ‘The Daily Worker’ on […]

Feast of the Ascension, Lough Derg. 4 June 2011

Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by in News, Welcome

Feast of the Ascension Lough Derg 4 June 2011 Homily   My dear friends, Many of you will remember the name Lech Walesa.  He was a Pole who worked for years as an electrician in the Gdansk shipyards.  During those years he and his fellow workers founded the movement which became known as Solidarity.  Walesa […]

Ecumenical Prayer Service, Devenish Island, Pentecost Sunday (12 June) 2011

Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by in News, Welcome

Ecumenical Prayer Service, Devenish Island, Pentecost Sunday (12 June) 2011 Reflection on Pentecost My dear friends, Try to picture the courtyard of a prison. The time is dawn. A prisoner is led out to be shot: he is a priest who has been sentenced to death because he has opposed the Portugese policy of slave-trade […]


                   

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