Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 by in News, Uncategorized

MESSAGE OF POPE FRANCIS FOR WORLD MISSION DAY 2016 Missionary Church, Witness of Mercy Dear Brothers and Sisters, The Extraordinary Jubilee of Mercy, which the Church is celebrating, casts a distinct light on World Mission Sunday 2016: it invites us to consider the missio ad gentes as a great, immense work of mercy, both spiritual […]


Posted on 03. Oct, 2016 by in News

STATEMENT FROM THE DIOCESE OF CLOGHER, 3 October 2016:  Following the acceptance by Pope Francis of the retirement of Bishop Liam MacDaid as Bishop of Clogher on Saturday last, the Diocesan Chapter, acting as College of Consultors, met this afternoon in Monaghan, in accordance with its rights and duties under Canon Law, and elected Monsignor Joseph […]

Church of Ireland Bishop of Clogher comments on the retirement of Bishop Liam McDaid

Posted on 03. Oct, 2016 by in News

From The Rt Revd John McDowell: ‘I have known for some time that my brother in Christ and in episcopal office, Bishop Liam McDaid, has not enjoyed good health, and have now learned that the Pope has accepted his resignation as Bishop of Clogher on grounds of ill health. ‘Bishop Liam has been a friend […]


Posted on 02. Oct, 2016 by in News

PASTORAL LETTER TO THE PEOPLE OF THE DIOCESE OF CLOGHER Read at all Masses, Sunday 2 Oct. 2016. A phobal Dé, It is with very mixed feelings that I write to you to share with you the news that Pope Francis has accepted my retirement as Bishop of Clogher on grounds of health and in […]


Posted on 01. Oct, 2016 by in News

STATEMENT FROM THE DIOCESE OF CLOGHER, 1 October 2016: Some months ago Bishop Liam MacDaid, on medical advice, wrote to Pope Francis requesting him to accept his early retirement as Bishop of Clogher due to ill-health, in accordance with Canon 401 § 2 of the Code of Canon Law. It is announced this morning in […]

Fr John Chester Installed as Parish Priest of Roslea by Bishop Liam

Posted on 25. Sep, 2016 by in News, Uncategorized

On Saturday evening, 24 September, during the Vigil Mass for the 26th Sunday in Ordinary Time in St Tierney’s church, Roslea, Fr John Chester was installed as the new Parish Priest of Roslea parish by Bishop Liam MacDaid. Bishop MacDaid was the chief-celebrant of the Mass and he was joined by Fr Chester and by […]

St Michael’s Parish, Enniskillen Prepares for Future Ministry

Posted on 23. Sep, 2016 by in News

From the weekend of 1/2 October 2016, changes will be introduced in St Michael’s Parish, Enniskillen, which will see new arrangements for Sunday and weekday Masses. This will involve the reduction of one Sunday Mass in St Michael’s church, together with some alterations to weekday Masses. The changes reflect two important realities in the Church […]

LAUNCH of ST JOSEPH’S MACHAIRE ROIS: A SACRED PLACE 1866-2016 – DVD – plus a Commemorative Booklet

Posted on 23. Sep, 2016 by in News

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the dedication of St Joseph’s Church, Carrickmacross in April 1866. J J McCarthy’s gothic masterpiece occupies a special place in the spatial landscape of the town but most especially in the present and lived history of its people and those of the surrounding districts of South Monaghan. Added to […]

West Erne Churches’ Group to Launch Report on Improving Community Relations

Posted on 22. Sep, 2016 by in News

Since early 2014 Churches in West Fermanagh have been meeting to explore areas where they could work together. As part of this continuing journey they held a facilitated workshop in May of this year on improving community relations and how the Churches can continue to contribute to that. From this a Report was produced, containing […]

Triduum for the Feast St. Thérèse (the Little Flower) in Castleblayney

Posted on 21. Sep, 2016 by in News

A Triduum of Masses in preparation for the Feast of St. Thérèse of Lisieux (Saturday 1st October) will take place in St. Mary’s Church, Castleblayney from Thursday 29 September until Saturday 1 October 2016. Devotions will include intercessory prayers for families, the sick, for healing, and with conclude with a blessing with the relic of St.Thérèse. Details as […]



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