Faithcast

Faithcast is the weekly podcast from catholicnews.ie, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops' Conference.

Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews and news from the Catholic Church in Ireland.

Faithcast

October 10, 2019
59: Faithcast podcast - episode 59
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from www.catholicnews.ie (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) , the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews, news and stories of faith from the Catholic Church in Ireland. Episode 59 of Faithcast features an interview Bishop Fintan Monahan of Killaloe on his new book reflecting on elements of the life and ministry of Cardinal John Henry Newman.     The faith news this week features the Irish Catholic Bishops’ call for a time of prayer and action for unborn life; the launch of the ‘Laudato Tree’ project to coincide with the Extraordinary Month of Mission; the first ordination to the permanent diaconate in the Diocese of Ferns; the Synod for the Amazon; and, the joint statement from the leaders of the main churches following their meeting with the Northern Ireland Secretary of State, the Rt Hon Julian Smith MP.  You can get this podcast directly to your phone by subscribing to the RSS feed or to the iTunes link here. For more on these stories please see www.catholicnews.ie (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) . All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie. ENDS
October 3, 2019
58: Faithcast podcast - episode 58
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from www.catholicnews.ie (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) , the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews, news and stories of faith from the Catholic Church in Ireland. Episode 58 of Faithcast features an interview with Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA, of Cashel and Emly, on the Extraordinary Month of Mission; and, an interview with Bishop Kevin Doran of Elphin on Day for Life 2019.    The faith news this week features Archbishop Eamon Martin’s call to choose life and choose peace at the prayer service in Drogheda marking 40 years since the visit of Pope Saint John Paul II; the unveiling of a new sculpture in Saint Peter’s Square depicting the plight of migrants and refugees; Bishop Brendan Kelly’s comments about direct provision and his call to the faithful to open the doors of their hearts, homes and parishes to welcome the stranger; the announcement of the theme for World Communications Day 2020 which will highlight the role of memory and storytelling across the generations; and, the conclusion of the Autumn General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference in Maynooth.    Also included in this week’s podcast is a recording of the official prayer for the Extraordinary Month of Mission which is read by Sarah Duffy, a Transition Year students from Maynooth Post- Primary.     You can get this podcast directly to your phone by subscribing to the RSS feed or to the iTunes link here. For more on these stories please see www.catholicnews.ie (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) . All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie. ENDS
September 26, 2019
57: Faithcast - episode 57
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from www.catholicnews.ie (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) , the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews, news and stories of faith from the Catholic Church in Ireland. Episode 57 of Faithcast features an interview with Father Willie Purcell, a priest of the Diocese of Ossory and member of the Bishops' Council for Immigrants, on the World Day of Migrants and Refugees 2019.  The faith news this week features Archbishop Eamon Martin’s commemoration of two Papal visits with a prayer service at the Papal Cross near Drogheda, Co Louth; Bishop Donal McKeown’s tribute to the late Bishop Séamus Hegarty’s commitment to emigrants; Pope Francis’ comments to those working in communications to be witnesses and to offer a glimpse of beauty, truth and hope in our work; and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s donation of the Knockatemple Hand-Bell to the National Museum of Ireland.  Also included in this week’s podcast is a short litany ‘It’s Not Just About Migrants’ based on Pope Francis’ message for the World Day of Migrants and Refugees.    You can get this podcast directly to your phone by subscribing to the RSS feed or to the iTunes link here. For more on these stories please see www.catholicnews.ie (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) . All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie. ENDS
September 19, 2019
56: Faithcast podcast - episode 56
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from www.catholicnews.ie (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) , the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews, news and stories of faith from the Catholic Church in Ireland. Episode 56 of Faithcast features an interview with Dr Lorna Gold from Trócaire as part of our Season of Creation series. Lorna shares her concerns for future generations and for families suffering now as a result of climate change.  The faith news this week features the new Cathedral Camino at Saint Colman’s Cathedral in Cobh, Co Cork; the bicentenary celebrations for Saint Colman’s Church in Kinvara, Co Galway; Pope Francis’ greeting to Irish pilgrims at the General Audience as he continued his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles; and, Ireland’s favourite prayer has been announced by Bishop Denis Nulty at the ‘Ploughing’.  You can get this podcast directly to your phone by subscribing to the RSS feed or to the iTunes link here. For more on these stories please see www.catholicnews.ie (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) . All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie. ENDS

Come and See Inspirations

Come & See Inspirations is a podcasting team based out of Ardagh in West Limerick, Ireland.

Our podcasts are based around the weekly radio programme SacredSpace102fm, and includes our weekly radio programmes, as well as other recordings and inspirational talks.

Come & See Inspirations

October 12, 2019
Fr Eamonn Conway reflects on the canonisation of St John Henry Newman - 13th October 2019 (Excerpt)

On this weeks programme we are joined by Fr Eamon Conway from Mary Immaculate College in Limerick to discuss the canonisation of John Henry Newman and ask the question why should Irish Catholics be interested in this newest English saint to be raised to the glory of the altars? Fr Eamon takes us through various facets of his life and explores some of his writings and his contribution to the life of the church right down to the present day.



October 12, 2019
SacredSpace102fm - 13 October 2019 - Canonisation of John Henry Newman

On this weeks programme we are joined by Fr Eamon Conway from Mary Immaculate College in Limerick to discuss the canonisation of John Henry Newman and ask the question why should Irish Catholics be interested in this newest English saint to be raised to the glory of the altars? Fr Eamon takes us through various facets of his life and explores some of his writings and his contribution to the life of the church right down to the present day.

We have our regular notices, saints and music as well as our reflection on this weeks gospel Luke 17:11-19.



October 5, 2019
Fr Eamonn McCarthy reflects on the life and witness of Edel Quinn - 6 October 2019 (Programme Excerpt)

This week we play a reflection of the life of Edel Quinn by Fr Eamonn McCarthy. Edel was born in Kanturk, Co. Cork in 1907, and in the 1930’s became ill with Tuberculosis which prevented her entering the Poor Clares. However God had another plan for Edel. She joined the Legion of Mary and went on the first Legion pilgrimage to Lourdes in 1934. After travelling to England and Wales with the Legion, Frank Duff suggested she spread the message of the Legion in Africa. She arrived in Mombasa in November 1936 and continued working in Africa till she died in 1944.



October 5, 2019
SacredSpace102fm - 6 October 2019 - Marking the 75th anniversary of Edel Quinn

This week we play a reflection of the life of Edel Quinn by Fr Eamonn McCarthy. Edel was born in Kanturk, Co. Cork in 1907, and in the 1930’s became ill with tuberculosis which prevented her entering the Poor Clares. However God had another plan for Edel. She joined the Legion of Mary and went on the first Legion pilgrimage to Lourdes in 1934. After travelling to England and Wales with the Legion, Frank Duff suggested she spread the message of the Legion in Africa. She arrived in Mombasa in November 1936 and continued working in Africa till she died in 1944.



September 28, 2019
Catholic News roundup (Programme excerpt)
September 28, 2019
Sacredspace - 29 September 2019