Fr John Joe Duffy, Parish Priest of Creeslough/Dunfanaghy Co. Donegal. ‘Caring for Others’ Fr John Joe Duffy has witnessed first-hand the devastating consequences of tragedy at the heart of the small, tight-knit community of Creeslough. He will share his experience of helping the community through this unbelievably harrowing time and how his faith sustained […]
3pm His Excellency Archbishop Luis Mariano Montemayor, Papal Nuncio to Ireland. ‘Mary, Our Mother’ Archbishop Montemayor was born on 16 March 1956 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He was ordained a priest on 15 November 1985. Between 1991-2008 he earned a PhD in Canon Law, and served at the Apostolic Nunciature in Ethiopia, Brazil, Thailand, and […]
Sean O’Rourke Born in Portlaoise, Sean O’Rourke is one of Ireland’s best known journalists in print and broadcasting. Educated at Colaiste Iognaid and the University of Galway, he was a reporter with the Connacht Tribune and the Irish Press Group before joining RTÉ where he worked for over 30 years as a programme editor and […]
Nóirín Lynch ‘Working Together for a Better World’ Noirin Lynch is the Director of the FCJ Catholic Spirituality House – Teach Spioradálta on the west coast of Co. Clare. She is also a musician and songwriter.
Geraldine Mullan ‘From a Site of Sadness Blooms Hope.’ Geraldine Mullan, who lost her husband and two children in Lough Foyle tragedy, will share how she continues to search for hope each and every day.
Most Rev. Alan McGuckian SJ, Bishop of Raphoe ‘Faith and Hope in a Sea of Change’ Bishop Alan McGuckian, born in 1953 and entered the Jesuits Novitiate in 1972, he ordained a Priest in 1984 and Bishop of Raphoe in 2017. Bishop McGuckian is the is Irish Episcopal Conference representative to ICEL; Chairman of the […]
Most Rev. Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin ‘Stewarding Creation’ Bishop Kevin Doran is Bishop of Elphin. He currently serves as Chairperson of the Council for Life and of the Consultative Group on Bioethics of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. He is also a member of the Council for Justice and Peace, the Committee for Doctrine […]