Returning to Mass at Pentecost – An invitation from the Bishops of England and Wales

This is the bread come down from heaven (John 6:58) A beautiful hallmark of the Catholic faith is the profound desire to participate in the Holy Mass and share in the Eucharist. We do so with deep gratitude and joy. The Eucharist gives the Church her identity – “The Eucharist makes the Church, and the…

Why Celibacy?

By Chris McDonnell in “La Croix International”, 25 February 2022 Following the death of a good man, Bishop Edward Daly, who went to the Lord on August 8th 2016 there was an appreciation of his life published on the website of the Association of Catholic Priests, ACP, the forum of Irish priests that has been…

Final Submission of the Diocesan Partnerships to the Bishop for the Church Synod

The Diocesan Lay Pastoral Forum held a series of meetings to look at all the documents that had been sent in from Partnerships in the Diocese. Here is the Forum's document to the Bishop which brings together the views, feelings and key points submitted by the Partnerships.  Dear Bishop Robert,Herewith we present the Lay Pastoral…