REV MARTIN DONNELLY ORDAINED FIRST PERMANENT DEACON IN DIOCESE OF CLOGHER

Posted on 18. Jun, 2018 by in News

On Sunday 17 June 2018, the Diocese of Clogher and the St Michael’s Parish, Enniskillen, celebrated the Ordination to the Diaconate of Martin Donnelly, Enniskillen. Martin’s was the first ordination to the permanent diaconate in the Diocese of Clogher since its re-introduction following the Second Vatican Council (1962-65). The ordaining prelate was Most Rev Alan […]

FIRST PERMANENT DEACON IN DIOCESE OF CLOGHER TO BE ORDAINED THIS SUNDAY

Posted on 16. Jun, 2018 by in News

On this coming Sunday, 17 June 2018, at 3pm in St Michael’s Church, Enniskillen, Martin Donnelly, Enniskillen will be ordained to the Diaconate. Martin will be the first permanent deacon in the Diocese of Clogher since the Permanent Diaconate was re-introduced by the Second Vatican Council (1962-65). The ordaining prelate will be Bishop Alan McGuckian […]

TICKETS FOR KNOCK & PHOENIX PARK – VISIT OF POPE FRANCIS

Posted on 12. Jun, 2018 by in News

Tickets for the visit by Pope Francis to Knock on the morning of Sunday 26 August and the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park, Dublin on that afternoon will go online on www.worldmeeting2018.ie from 25 June 2018 . Tickets will be FREE. For both events, please be prepared for a long day Both Knock and […]

BISHOP JOSEPH DUFFY CELEBRATES DIAMOND JUBILEE – 60 YEARS OF PRIESTHOOD

Posted on 11. Jun, 2018 by in News

Mass of Thanksgiving to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Ordination to Priesthood of Bishop Joseph Duffy, Bishop-emeritus of Clogher, at St Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan, on Sunday 10 June 2018. Over 500 people attended the Mass of Thanksgiving in St Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan. They were drawn from all parts of the diocese and further afield and […]

PAPAL NUNCIO MAKES HIS FIRST VISIT TO LOUGH DERG & CLOGHER DIOCESE

Posted on 28. May, 2018 by in News

The Papal Nuncio to Ireland, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, made his first visit to Ireland’s ancient Christian shrine of Lough Derg, Co Donegal, on Saturday last to take part in the annual Clogher Diocesan One-Day Retreat at the world-famous place of pilgrimage. Archbishop Okolo was accompanied by the First Secretary at the Papal Nunciature, Monsignor […]

FORMER GAA DIRECTOR-GENERAL TAKES UP KEY ROLE AT ST MACARTAN’S COLLEGE

Posted on 22. May, 2018 by in News

The Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Clogher, Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, has appointed Mr Páraic Duffy, the former Director-General of the GAA (Cumman Luthchleas Gael), as the new Chairperson of the Board of Management of St Macartan’s College, Monaghan. Páraic replaces Canon Shane Mc Caughey who will step down from the role after a period […]

PENTECOST ECUMENICAL SERVICE OF PRAYER AT INISHMACSAINT

Posted on 22. May, 2018 by in News

The annual ecumenical prayer service to mark the feast of Pentecost was held at Camagh Bay on the shores of Lower Lough Erne on Sunday last, 20 May. Camagh Bay looks out at the ancient Christian site of Inishmacsaint, an important monastic settlement which can trace its roots back to the sixth century. Approximately one […]

CHOOSE LIFE 2018 – Issue 16

Posted on 22. May, 2018 by in News

Here is Issue 16 of Choose Life 2018, setting out the Church’s position on unborn human life. ChooseLife2018_Issue16_Final Let us reflect and act wisely and let us pray for all life, born and unborn, at this crucial time in our country.

COMPASSION WITH BOTH EYES OPEN – A Pastoral Message on the Eighth Amendment

Posted on 12. May, 2018 by in News

A Pastoral message to the People and Priests of the Diocese of Clogher from Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, Diocesan Administrator. In less than two weeks’ time we will be asked to vote on whether to remove from our Constitution the last remaining protection for children who are growing towards birth. It is a profound responsibility, for […]

CHOOSE LIFE 2018 – Issue 15

Posted on 09. May, 2018 by in News

Here is Issue 15 of Choose Life 2018, setting out the Church’s position on unborn human life. Please read, share and discuss with family and friends. ChooseLife2018_Issue15_Final

                   

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