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As efforts intensify to stop the spread of the coronavirus, the bishop of the catholic Diocese of Elphin has urged priests NOT to do their usual calls to people on the first Friday of the month.   Bishop Kevin Doran says that while priests ARE administering the Last Rites and…

As the fight against Covid-19 continues the Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran has confirmed that the public celebration of Mass with the exception of Funeral Mass and the Celebration of Marriage is suspended until and including Sunday 29th March, with immediate effect. The obligation to be physically present at Mass…

The Catholic bishop of Elphin says the fight against abortion must continue. And although abortion legislation has now been passed by the Dail, Bishop Kevin Doran says any law that suggests life is not deserving of protection has ‘no moral force’ and has to be resisted. He also suggests the…

Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran remembers Bishop Cristopher Jones’s ‘reverence for the dignity of every human person’. Former Bishop of Elphin Christoper Jones passed away on Friday evening at the age of 82 He was remembered in today’s mass at Sligo Cathedral by Bishop Kevin Doran. Bishop Kevin Doran also…

An exhibition of religious icons opens in Sligo today (Tue). Running until Sept. 26th, the exhibition will showcase the works of The Association of Iconographers, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Iconography is a category in art history which studies the meaning behind works of art. Techniques are also studied…

The Catholic Bishop of Elphin Kevin Doran will address the Knock Novena today. It’s the second last day of the 9 day novena. Tomorrow is one of the most significant days as it celebrates the actual date when the apparition is said to have taken place in 1879. The theme…