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The priest, Father Frank O’Grady, had administered the sacrament to Beau in 2015 while serving as a chaplain for the United States Army at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
In 2021, a survey by the Association of Catholic Priests found that only about 30% of Catholics in Ireland attend Mass weekly — a significant drop from 91% in 1975.
Seven alumni of the program have gone on to enter the priesthood or religious life. Others have met their spouse during their time at Holy Family Mission.
In his recent sermon, the Irish priest reflected on sin, penitence, sainthood, and God’s forgiveness.
The newspaper said that “the figures from the directories are likely to be conservative, because not every religious order or diocese reports the death of its clergy to Veritas,” the publisher of the directories.
John Paul II in Ireland: A Plea for Peace gives historic lens to Protestant-Catholic conflict.
Critics say Leo Varadkar’s announcement, that upcoming abortion legislation will allow no exemptions for institutions, violates religious freedom.
A special Jan. 29 cabinet meeting formally approved holding a referendum at the end of May.
COMMENTARY: There have been three key moments in the recent history of the Irish Church when leading bishops and priests could have chosen to strengthen the faith of the people. Instead, poor choices and inaction have weakened what remains.