16 April, 2017 – 10:07 pm | Comments Off on Fr Michael Hayes RIP

It is with regret that we report the sad news of the death Fr Michael Hayes, President of Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and until 2011 Vice-Principal of St Mary’s. In that role ten years ago he …

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Fr Michael Hayes RIP
16 April, 2017 – 10:07 pm | Comments Off on Fr Michael Hayes RIP

It is with regret that we report the sad news of the death Fr Michael Hayes, President of Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and until 2011 Vice-Principal of St Mary’s. In that role ten years ago he …

International Diaconate Centre Study Conference
28 February, 2017 – 12:02 pm | Comments Off on International Diaconate Centre Study Conference

The IDC is conducting a Study Conference in Lourdes from the 7th to the 10th of September. The title of the conference is Salvation and Healing in Diaconal Church.
Further information and booking details can be …

Pope Francis Ends 15 Years of Discussion on Law on Sacraments by Adppting Eastern Code
16 September, 2016 – 12:31 pm | Comments Off on Pope Francis Ends 15 Years of Discussion on Law on Sacraments by Adppting Eastern Code

Pope Francis has issued a Apostolic letter amending Canon Law to harmonise this with that of the Eastern Catholic Church.  This affects matters relating to Baptisms and Marriages where one of the parties is a …

Justice in Action – The Joy of the Gospel
11 July, 2016 – 1:11 pm | Comments Off on Justice in Action – The Joy of the Gospel

Bookings are being taken for our National Assembly on Friday 2 – Sunday 4 September 2016 at Leeds Trinity University.  The weekend is for deacons, wives, those in formation, formation teams and everyone interested in diaconal …

MA Degree in Catholic Social Teaching
11 July, 2016 – 1:03 pm | Comments Off on MA Degree in Catholic Social Teaching

St Mary’s University is exploring the possibility of starting a new MA degree in Catholic social teaching. Since the Basic Norms for the Formation of Permanent Deacons asserts that deacons should have a specialist knowledge …

13th National Conference for Rural Catholics
15 June, 2016 – 2:26 pm | Comments Off on 13th National Conference for Rural Catholics

The Thirteenth National Conference for Rural Catholics will be held at Sarum College, Salisbury, on 13-15 February 2017. The conference is open to any catholic – clerical, religious or lay – interested in the issues …

Audience with Pope Francis
11 June, 2016 – 1:48 pm | Comments Off on Audience with Pope Francis

 A report on the recent audience with Pope Francis, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Foundation of the International Diaconate Centre is available on the Arundel & Brighton diocesan website via the following link.
http://www.dabnet.org/News/View/86
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New Diaconal Review
20 May, 2014 – 6:53 am | Comments Off on New Diaconal Review
New Diaconal Review

In February 2014, the Board of Trustees of the Pontifical College Josephinum approved the acquisition of the New Diaconal Review. The Review will be published by the Josephinum Diaconate Institute. Deacon James Keating, Director of …

Irish Director of Formation made Bishop
16 May, 2014 – 6:41 am | Comments Off on Irish Director of Formation made Bishop
Irish Director of Formation made Bishop

Pope Francis has appointed Fr Kevin Doran bishop of the diocese of Elphin, Ireland. Bishop-elect Doran succeeds Bishop Christopher Jones in the pastoral care of the diocese on the western coast of Ireland.
Bishop-elect Kevin Doran …

Formation “Class of 2013” Reunion
31 March, 2014 – 1:40 pm | Comments Off on Formation “Class of 2013” Reunion
Formation “Class of 2013” Reunion

Eight men with six wives form the group of 12 that finished the Wonersh formation programme in June 2013 met at Wonersh on Saturday 29th March for a reunion. They joined the current the diaconal …

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