Pope Francis releases the theme for his message for the 2024 World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly: “Do not cast me off in my old age”.

February 15, 2024

‘Loneliness’ at heart of Pope’s theme for 4th Grandparents Day By Devin Watkins On Sunday, July 28, Catholics around the world will be invited to take time to reflect on the great heritage and wisdom passed on by their grandparents and the elderly. In preparation for the 4th World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, the…

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Pope Francis: Lent is a time of conversion and freedom

February 2, 2024

In his message for Lent 2024, Pope Francis invites the faithful to “pause” for prayer and to assist our brothers and sisters in need, in order to change our own lives and the lives of our communities. By Christopher Wells – Vatican News “When our God reveals Himself, His message is always one of freedom,”…

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The CGA Ministry at Prince of Peace, Houston, Texas

January 29, 2024

Pictured Left to right – Jane Chaya, Marilyn Henry (CGA International Ministry Coordinator), Sheila Lum The CGA Ministry at Prince of Peace, Houston, Texas, was invited to exhibit at the Diocese of Galveston/Houston’s “Conference on Aging” sponsored by the Office on Aging. Attendees were invited to write the names of their grandchildren in the Ministry’s…

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Our next Faith Cafe will be held on Tuesday 13th February

January 24, 2024

Guest Speaker: Kimberly Hahn Theme: Grace-Filled Grandparenting – How to Share Our Love and God’s Love with the Next Generation. Kimberly Hahn is the Co-Founder and Trustee for the St. Paul Center , an apostolate dedicated to teaching Catholics to read Scripture from the heart of the Church. She has been married to Scott for forty-four years.…

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Bishop Deenihan: “Catholic Schools Week 2024 highlights significant contribution of schools as communities of service”

January 22, 2024

by Chah Garde | 19 Jan, 2024 | Bishops, Church, News Across the island of Ireland, from 21 to 27 January, the annual celebration of Catholic Schools Week will be marked by parish communities.  During this dedicated week, school communities will pray, explore and discuss the 2024 theme which reflects the contribution of Catholic schools as ‘Communities of Service’ in our society. According to Bishop Tom Deenihan,…

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Pope announces Year of Prayer leading up to Jubilee

January 22, 2024

At the Angelus, Pope Francis announces a “Year of Prayer” ahead of the upcoming Jubilee, and invites the faithful to pray for Christian unity and for peace throughout the world. The Holy Father also calls for the release of a group of people, including several nuns, who were kidnapped last week in Haiti. By Christopher…

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February Faith Cafe

January 10, 2024

We would like to thank everyone who attended our February Faith Cafe which was truly inspiring with Guest Speaker Keith Chappell. If you are subscribed to our newsletter the video will be available soon to watch. Guest Speaker: Keith Chappell Keith Chappell teaches religion and theology at the University of Leeds and the Maryvale Institute, both…

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The Grandparents’ Faith Café welcomed Cardinal Wilfred Napier 

December 14, 2023

The Grandparents’ Faith Café welcomed Cardinal Wilfred Napier. Theme: MARRIAGE & FAMILY – THE BASICS OF MAN’S HOPE & FUTURE Born in the small midlands town of Matatliele on 8 March 1941, Wilfrid Fox Napier is one of seven children – five boys and two girls, who remain close to this day. He attended the Ixopo…

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Irish Catholic Bishop’s Conference Advent Calendar 2023

December 13, 2023

Advent Calendar The Irish Catholic Bishop’s Conference are delighted to be bringing you our digital Advent Calendar again this year.  It will go live on the First Sunday of Advent on 3 December 2023. Now in its tenth year, the website of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference will host its interactive digital Advent Calendar to…

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Advent message from the founder Catherine Wiley

December 4, 2023
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