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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

February 27, 2020
S3 Ep74: Faithcast Episode 74 - 27 February 2020
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from 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 74 of Faithcast features an interview with Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland and Administrator of the Diocese of Dromore. Archbishop Martin speaks to Faithcast about the newly launched #LivingLent social media initiative and about this year's Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Abuse. 
 
The faith news this week features:
- the publication by Veritas of Meeting on the Protection of Minors in the Church: Responsibility, Accountability and Transparency, which includes the keynotes addresses from the meeting, the testimonies of survivors of abuse as well as the widely discussed concluding speech of Pope Francis who was present throughout the four-day meeting which took place from 21 to 24 February 2019
- Pope Francis' homily for Ash Wednesday
- The launch of the annual Trocaire Lenten Campaign
- Pope Francis' comments on those affected by coronavirus
 
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.

All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie.
February 20, 2020
S3 Ep73: Faithcast - episode 73
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from 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 73 of Faithcast features an interview with Gerard Gallagher, a Pastoral Worker in the Archdiocese of Dublin, about his new book for Lent 2020 called Return to Me With All Your Heart. 
 
The faith news this week features: Bookings for the IEC2020 in Budapest; Archbishop Michel Neary launches book of reflections by Bishop Martin Drennan; the annual Day of Prayer for survivors and victims of abuse; a new children’s book from Pope Francis; and, Trócaire’s Lenten campaign for 2020. 
 
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.

All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie.
February 13, 2020
S3 Ep72: Faithcast - episode 72
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from 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 72 of Faithcast features an interview with Bishop Denis Nulty, President of Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG, in which he speaks about the blessing of engaged couple Michelle and Jonathan at the Shrine of Saint Valentine in Whitefriar Street Church in Dublin. Bishop Nulty also speaks about the release of statistics on Accord's Marriage Preparation and Counselling Services and suggests that it might now be timely for there to be a Minister with special responsibility for Family and for the Elderly in the new Government. 
 
The faith news this week features the publication of Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazon), the Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis; details of the official Irish pilgrimage to IEC2020 in Budapest; the Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Sexual Abuse on Friday 28 February; and, the awarding of the Services to Charity Award to Trócaire CEO Caoimhe de Barra. 
 
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.

All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie.
January 30, 2020
S3 Ep71: Faithcast - episode 71
Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from 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 71 of Faithcast features an interview with Father Neil Xavier O’Donoghue, Lecturer in Systematic Theology at Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth, on his new podcast to get you to listen to and reflect on the entire Catechism of the Catholic Church in a year! 
 
The faith news this week features: the appointment of Father Paul Dempsey as the new Bishop of Achonry; Archbishop Eamons Martin’s tribute to Seamus Mallon RIP; Bishop Denis Nulty leads a delegation to the first ever Vatican Conference on the pastoral care of the elderly; Bishop Alan McGuckian’s statement as chair of the Bishops’ Council for Justice and Peace on Election 2020; and Pope Francis’ Message for World Communications Day 2020 to focus on storytelling. 
 
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.

All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie.

Come and See Inspirations

Come & See Inspirations (C&SI) is a podcasting team based out of Ardagh in west Limerick. The C&SI team work on sharing interesting, faith filled conversations about local, diocesan and global issues of interest as they make a small contribution to the New Evangelisation on the digital frontiers.

After all, in 2009 Pope Benedict XVI's urged the users of the internet to

"......bear witness to your faith through the digital world!......Employ these new technologies to make the Gospel known, so that the Good News of God’s infinite love for all people, will resound in new ways across our increasingly technological world!"

View on our page here: comeandseeinspirations.buzzsprout.com

Come & See Inspirations

May 14, 2022
C&SI - "Lord teach us to pray" (Part 1) - 15 May 2022 (S02E26b) (podcast excerpt)

Welcome to this weeks podcast where we introduce a new series of reflections from the monks of Glenstal called "Lord teach us to pray". On this weeks podcast we share two of the reflections from the series:

  • "What is prayer?" by Fr Christopher OSB
  • "How to pray" by Fr John OSB


May 14, 2022
C&SI - "Lord teach us to pray" (Part 1) - 15 May 2022 (S02E26)

Welcome to this weeks podcast where we introduce a new series of reflections from the monks of Glenstal called "Lord teach us to pray". On this weeks podcast we share two of the reflections from the series:

  • "What is prayer?" by Fr Christopher OSB
  • "How to pray" by Fr John OSB

In addition we have our regular weekly podcast items include the saints of the week, some local notices and odds and ends as well of course as our reflection on this weeks Sunday gospel where we continue to have short bite size parts from the Last Discourse from the Gospel of St John with this weeks gospel focusing on the great commandment "Love one another just as I have loved you".

Apologies to listeners this week, Shane is back travelling with work in far off remote places so there are a few places where the sound quality isn't the best, so thanks for your patience with us!

May 8, 2022
C&SI - Exploring the Acts of the Apostles (Part 2) with Fr Adrian Graffy (of whatgoodnews.org) - 8 May 2022 (S02E25b)(Podcast Excerpt)

On this weeks podcast we are continuing a partnership with the WhatGoodNews.org website and with Fr Adrian Graffy to reflect and share about the Acts of the Apostles, presenting part 2 of his reflection (Part 1 is available HERE).

Acts of the Apostles

One New Testament book is reserved for Easter Day and the following fifty days until Pentecost, and is never otherwise read publicly in Catholic Sunday or weekday liturgies. This book is the Acts of the Apostles.

We share with our listeners the second of two part introduction to this particular book of the bible presented by Fr Adrian Graffy. Fr Adrian Graffy is the parish priest at the Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, and is also a Scripture scholar and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission. He directs the website WhatGoodNews.org which is a website containing an extensive collection of audio and video recordings of study days and faith talks. Many of the study days were given as part of the evangelisation outreach of the Catholic Diocese of Brentwood, England. 

As part of sharing the resources available on WhatGoodNews.org we wish to mention to supporters of the website and in particular to Independent Catholic News, the Diocese of Brentwood, and the Catholic Biblical Federation.

May 8, 2022
C&SI - Exploring the Acts of the Apostles (Part 1) with Fr Adrian Graffy (of whatgoodnews.org) - 1 May 2022 (S02E24b)(podcast excerpt)

On this weeks podcast we are beginning a partnership with the WhatGoodNews.org website and with Fr Adrian Graffy to reflect and share about the Acts of the Apostles.

Acts of the Apostles

One New Testament book is reserved for Easter Day and the following fifty days until Pentecost, and is never otherwise read publicly in Catholic Sunday or weekday liturgies. This book is The Acts of the Apostles.

We share with our listeners the first of two part introduction to this particular book of the bible presented by Fr Adrian Graffy. Fr Adrian Graffy is the parish priest at the Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, and is also a Scripture scholar and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission. He directs the website WhatGoodNews.org which is a website containing an extensive collection of audio and video recordings of study days and faith talks. Many of the study days were given as part of the evangelisation outreach of the Catholic Diocese of Brentwood, England. 

As part of sharing the resources available on WhatGoodNews.org we wish to mention to supporters of the website and in particular to Independent Catholic News, the Diocese of Brentwood, and the Catholic Biblical Federation.

May 8, 2022
C&SI - Exploring the Acts of the Apostles (Part 2) with Fr Adrian Graffy (of whatgoodnews.org) - 8 May 2022 (S02E25)

Christus Resurrexit! Alleluia!!
Christ is Risen! Alleluia!!

With Easter joy we greet our listeners this fourth Sunday of Easter and continue to wish everyone a joyous Eastertide as Christians continue to celebrate the good news of the Resurrection!

On this weeks podcast we are continuing a partnership with the WhatGoodNews.org website and with Fr Adrian Graffy to reflect and share about the Acts of the Apostles, presenting part 2 of his reflection (Part 1 is available HERE).

We have  our run through the saints of the week and a few other liturgical odds and ends. Of course we also have our reflection on the gospel from John (John 10:27-30) this week.

We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song!

Acts of the Apostles

One New Testament book is reserved for Easter Day and the following fifty days until Pentecost, and is never otherwise read publicly in Catholic Sunday or weekday liturgies. This book is the Acts of the Apostles.

We share with our listeners the second of two part introduction to this particular book of the bible presented by Fr Adrian Graffy. Fr Adrian Graffy is the parish priest at the Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, and is also a Scripture scholar and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission. He directs the website WhatGoodNews.org which is a website containing an extensive collection of audio and video recordings of study days and faith talks. Many of the study days were given as part of the evangelisation outreach of the Catholic Diocese of Brentwood, England. 

As part of sharing the resources available on WhatGoodNews.org we wish to mention to supporters of the website and in particular to Independent Catholic News, the Diocese of Brentwood, and the Catholic Biblical Federation.

May 1, 2022
C&SI - Exploring the Acts of the Apostles with Fr Adrian Graffy (of whatgoodnews.org) - 1 May 2022 (S02E24)

Christus Resurrexit! Alleluia!!
Christ is Risen! Alleluia!!

With joy we greet our listeners this third Sunday of Easter and continue to wish everyone a joyous Easter as Christians continue to celebrate the good news of the Resurrection!

In addition from west Limerick we celebrate the first day of Summer in Ireland on the ancient Celtic festival of Bealtaine (May Day) which is the start of the month of May, which in the Latin Catholic tradition is a month dedicated to Mary.

On this weeks podcast we are beginning a partnership with the WhatGoodNews.org website and with Fr Adrian Graffy to reflect and share about the Acts of the Apostles.

We have  our run through the saints of the week and a few other liturgical odds and ends. Of course we also have our reflection on the gospel from John this week continuing the account of the appearances of the risen Jesus to the community of followers and this week the appearance on the shores of the Sea of Galilee.

We are an Easter people and Alleluia is our song!

Acts of the Apostles

One New Testament book is reserved for Easter Day and the following fifty days until Pentecost, and is never otherwise read publicly in Catholic Sunday or weekday liturgies. This book is The Acts of the Apostles.

We share with our listeners the first of two part introduction to this particular book of the bible presented by Fr Adrian Graffy. Fr Adrian Graffy is the parish priest at the Catholic Church of Christ the Eternal High Priest, Gidea Park, and is also a Scripture scholar and member of the Pontifical Biblical Commission. He directs the website WhatGoodNews.org which is a website containing an extensive collection of audio and video recordings of study days and faith talks. Many of the study days were given as part of the evangelisation outreach of the Catholic Diocese of Brentwood, England. 

As part of sharing the resources available on WhatGoodNews.org we wish to mentionn to supporters of the website and in particular to Independent Catholic News, the Diocese of Brentwood, and the Catholic Biblical Federation.