Chelsea football boss Jose Mourinho has spoken out about his prayer life, revealing his firm faith in God.The father-of-two, dubbed the ‘special one’ by adoring fans, said he “totally” believes in God.“I believe totally, clearly. Every day I pray; every day I speak with Him. I don’t go to the church every day,...

Despite adverse weather conditions, over 800 people attended the inaugural healing Mass in honour of St Peregrine, patron saint of cancer, in St Patrick’s Church, Skerries, Co. Dublin.Mass was concelebrated by Fr Richard Hyland PP, Fr Tim Flynn OSM (Servite Order) and Fr David Halpin. In attendance was Bro. Patrick Gettins OSM (UK). The...

The Drogheda annual May Day procession of ‘Our Lady of Fatima & St Joseph the worker’ will take place on Friday, May 1 at 6.30pm. In light of the forthcoming May 22 referendum on same-sex marriage, the central theme of this year’s procession is to honour the names of Jesus, Mary and Joseph within the context of the Holy...

Staff reporterA Catholic priest who decided to stay on the Titanic to pray with passengers rather than flee should be made a saint, campaigners have said.Fr Thomas Byles boarded the ship at Southampton to attend his younger brother’s wedding in New York. However, when it sank in 1912 he twice refused to join a lifeboat and instead remained...

A Catholic Youth Conference for those aged 18-40 is coming up on Saturday, April 25 in Horan’s restaurant, Racecourse Road, Roscommon from 9.30am - 4pm.The theme is ‘Mary, Cause of Our Joy’ and the programme includes talks by Frs Charles Benoit Reche and Bernard Murphy, Friars of the Renewal, Marian Carroll, and also personal...

Fears have been expressed that Dublin City Council’s refusal to refurbish a flats complex to accommodate homeless families will lead efforts to tackle the crisis to grind to a halt.Environment Minister Alan Kelly had wanted the council to delay the demolition of O’Devaney Gardens for five years, allowing 300-400 families to be housed...

Turkey has recalled its ambassador to Rome and summoned the papal nuncio in Ankara to express its disapproval at Pope Francis’ reference to the death of 1.5 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks between 1915 and 1918 as “genocide”.Speaking before concelebrating Mass for the Centenary of Armenian Martyrdom, Pope Francis...

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