The following are the dates for the Tuam diocesan retreats for the Priests for next year.
April 21st – 25th Knock house Hotel
June 9th – 13th. Esker Retreat House
Both retreats will be given by Fr. Fintan Lyons, OSB.
Pictures of Diocesan Youth Council Presentation at Autumn Inservice 2010
Lively young clergy take a break from Diocesan In-service to take the pilgrim route. Break time at the foot of the Reek in Campbells! Stephen Farragher, Adm, Tuam, Sean Cunninhgam, CC, Tuam, Fergal Cunnane, PP, Dunmore, Pat Burke, Hospital Chaplain, Castlebar, John Kenny, PP, Dunmore.
On Sunday, May 13th the Archbishop visited Kilmeen, a small island parish of the Tuam Archdiocese in Clonfert. The Church of St. Jarlath’s were celebrating their 160th anniversary. The Parish Committee presented Archbishop Michael a beautiful set of vestments with the broken cart-wheel embroidered on the front. Bishop Kirby of Clonfert was in attendance, as [...]
A Changing Landscape
Change touches all groups
There was a time across the world, in all of our lifetimes, when it was assumed that Marxism was the future and the words of Stalin echoed keenly in our ears “How many divisions has the Pope?” as he compared the strength of his army with the [...]
Church and Media in Ireland
Your Grace, reverend fathers, it is my pleasure to welcome you to Westport and I hope you have had a pleasant and peaceful stay in our beautiful town.
The time available to discuss a subject as wide-ranging as Church and media will only allow for a brief overview but [...]
The Priest as an Agent of Change: Fr. Francis Mitchell
In an era when updating of skills and in-service training are important in many professions and careers, the Archbishop and priests of the Archdiocese of Tuam gathered in Westport from 9 – 12 October for their eleventh annual In-Service.
Married Priests. Lengthy Sermons. A Diocesan Youth Council. Training of Laity in Church Administration. These were but a few of the topics raised at recent parish meetings held throughout the Archdiocese of Tuam.
Last September the Archdiocese of Tuam embarked on a process in preparation for a Diocesan Pastoral Assembly to [...]