The Child in our Midst – Scripture, Liturgy and the Spirituality of the Child

  • 17 April 2019

On June 7th and 8th, St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth will host a conference on the subject of the spiritual life of the child and their place in the community of faith. 

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Statement from Limerick Diocese

  • 22 March 2019

Press Query from Mail on Sunday regarding Eamon Casey and Diocesan Response of 22 March 2019

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'Mismanagement compounded the damage' - Bishop Brendan Leahy on clerical abuse

Watch Bishops Leahy's homily from the Mass rock in Killeedy where he said: "We need to look back and re-read where we’ve come from and acknowledge our past, good and bad."

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Bishop to lead prayers for abuse victims

  • 14 February 2019

A day of prayer for victims and survivors of abuse is to be marked with the lighting of a ‘candle of atonement’ by Bishop Brendan Leahy in acknowledgement of the suffering of victims at the hands of church representatives.

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Pope's visit: Bishop says church needs to recognise 'dark aspects' of its history

The visit of Pope Francis to Ireland is a pivotal moment for the church to acknowledge its past, good and bad, the Catholic Bishop of Limerick has said.

In a key homily delivered ahead of the second ever papal visit to Ireland, Bishop Brendan Leahy said, in some way, everyone in the church bears the shame of the dark aspects of its history.

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'Building Collaboration in Safeguarding' conference

  • 11 January 2018

Failure to recognise and respond appropriately to the complex issues of abuse compounds the profound harm done to the lives of young and vulnerable persons, Bishop of Limerick Brendan Leahy said a Child Safeguarding Conference in the city today.

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