Retired Bishop of Killaloe Willie Walsh helped coach St Flannan’s College to five Harty Cup and All-Ireland titles and is as passionate as ever about his old alma mater as they bid to win a first Munster Colleges crown in 15 years, writes.
A Catholic religious group has undergone pre-planning consultation with Waterford Council in advance of an “imminent” application to open a female-only addiction rehabilitation centre in the west of the county.
A petition of 1,200 signatures is to be handed into the Bishop of Kerry in the coming days as a standoff escalates between him and parishioners of Kilcummin, Co Kerry, over the decision to remove the parish priest.
The Roman Catholic bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Alphonsus Cullinan has described the Taoiseach’s comments in the Dáil on Wednesday when he compared Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin to a secretly sinning priest, as “very hurtful.”
As the second eldest in a family of seven the new Bishop of Cork and Ross, Most Rev Fintan Gavin, is well versed in team work so it was a natural fit for him to heavily feature the Church of Ireland Bishop the Right Rev Dr John Colton and Bishop Emeritus Most Reverend John Buckley in his ordination ceremony.
Bishop-elect in the Diocese of Cork and Ross, Fr Fintan Gavin, has addressed concerns about a la carte Catholicism by stressing that you have to build on where people are at with their faith with the hope of opening their minds to God.