Sixth Sunday of Easter, Year B, Tuam Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday, May 5th, 2013.
‘Peace I give you, , my own peace I give you, a peace the world cannot give, that is my gift to you’
I join with Archbishop Neary and with Bishop Lee in welcoming all of you [...]
CHRISM MASS – EASTER 2013
As we celebrate our Chrism Mass here in our Cathedral, while the focus is primarily on the ministerial priesthood, nevertheless we must recognise the sharing of each one of us, married, single, widowed, religious and ordained in the priesthood of Jesus Christ. This is a celebration of [...]
Homily for the Funeral Mass of Very Rev. Seamus Carter R.I.P. on 11th February, 2013.
On 19th June 1955 four young men were ordained for the Priesthood for our Archdiocese, Enda McDonagh, James Kelly, Michael Comer and Seamus Carter.
Seamus was a member of a family of 14, 8 girls and 6 boys. His father died [...]
Communicator of the Word of God
St Francis of Assisi once said: “Preach the Gospel at all times; if necessary, use words”. Joseph Cassidy was a master of words. Words, to paraphrase Yeats, ‘obeyed his call’. Their master’s strong, compelling voice is silent now. A voice that once summoned them to serve the Gospel is heard [...]
Changing water into wine (Pro-life) – Homily Preached by Fr. John Harris, OP on the occasion of Pro-life vigil Mass, University Church, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin, January 19th, 2013.
If I had five euro for every time someone joked with me at a party or social event, “Father, can you change water into wine”. I would [...]
CHRISTMAS HOMILY 2012
The Importance and Significance of Celebrating a Birthday
When people really matter to us we attach a significance to the day they were born by sending a birthday card or a greeting. For over 2000 years Christians have been celebrating the birth of Jesus at this time of the year. We gather here tonight/today [...]
Release: Friday 26th October 2012.
“The seventh meeting of the Sapienti Committee for the review of the proposed Irish language translation of the Missale Romanum took place in University College Cork from 24-27 October 2012.
Present at the meeting were the Most Rev Michael Neary, Archbishop of Tuam and Chairman, the Most Rev Philip [...]
On Sunday October 21st to mark the opening of The Year of Faith a special Ceremony to celebrate Marriage Anniversaries was held in Tuam Cathedral organised by the Diocesan Pastoral Council.
HOMILY FOR THE CELEBRATION OF MARRIAGE IN THE CATHEDRAL.
Greeting and Welcome
I warmly welcome all of you as you celebrate significant marriage anniversaries this year. It [...]
Tuam Diocese Announces Appointment of Youth Director
Archbishop Michael Neary, Archbishop of Tuam has announced the appointment of Ms. Trish O’Brien as full time Youth Director for the Archdiocese. This is the first time that the Archdiocese has filled such a position. In making the announcement the Archbishop said “This is an exciting time for the [...]
Coiste Sapienti – Preasráiteas – Eisiúint: De hAoine 14 Meán Fómhair 2012.
“Tionóladh an séú cruinniú de chuid Coiste Sapienti i gCnoc Mhuire, Co. Mhaigh Eo, idir 11-14 Meán Fómhair 2012 d’fhonn athbhreithniú a dhéanamh ar an aistriúchán Gaeilge atá molta do Missale Romanum.
I láthair ag an gcruinniú bhí Pilib Ó Buaidhe, Easpag Rath Bhoth, Breandán [...]