Featured Articles

Featured article: Vocation and Mission of the Family

Our feature article from the December 2015/January 2016 issue of Intercom is from Archbishop Eamon Martin in which he reflects on his experience of the Synod on the Family in Rome.  Click here to read the article: Vocation and Mission of the Family Dec2015 Jan 2016 issue

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Trócaire: Saving for a Sunny Day

When we hear the word Ethiopia many thoughts and images come into our minds: Bob Geldof and the Band Aid/Live Aid campaigns; the famine experience common to both Irish and Ethiopian histories; the recent visit of President Higgins to Ethiopia or perhaps the Ethiopian Tourist Commission’s slogan: ‘13 Months of Sunshine’. We may now think

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Inspiring Stories told in Armagh

At the recent ‘Great People, Great Stories, Come and Listen’ event in the Synod Hall, Armagh, the guest speakers were Brother Philip Mulryne, former Manchester United and Norwich City footballer, currently in formation for the priesthood with the Dominican Order; and Sister Rhoda Curran, Sister of Mercy, Director of the Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Dundalk,

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Parishes in Solidarity with Refugees

A sample article from the November issue of Intercom, by Dr Nicola Brady, Council for Justice and Peace of the Irish Bishops Conference Parishes in Solidarity with refugees (pdf) The Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions held its annual General Assembly and International Workshop in Denmark and Sweden from 25 to 28 September 2015. The

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