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

February 27, 2020
74: Faithcast Episode 74 - 27 February 2020
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 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 (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) . All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie.
February 20, 2020
73: Faithcast - episode 73
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 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 (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) . All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie.
February 13, 2020
72: Faithcast - episode 72
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 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 (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) . All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie.
January 30, 2020
71: Faithcast - episode 71
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 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 (http://www.catholicnews.ie/) . All queries relating to the podcast should be directed to bdrumm@catholicbishops.ie.

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

April 4, 2020

"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?!" The words of Jesus from the cross according to the gospel of St John echo across the world on Good Friday and at the moment in time they seem to speak to our very hearts, to the feeling at the very marrow of our bones. 

On this weeks programme, we reflect on Holy Week through reflections and music as we journey through this Paschal time together

April 4, 2020

On this weeks programme John and Shane reflect on Holy Week and share various thoughts on times during the week and what it means for Christians especially in this challenging time.

"My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?!" The words of Jesus from the cross according to the gospel of St John echo across the world on Good Friday and at the moment in time they seem to speak to our very hearts, to the feeling at the very marrow of our bones. 

On this weeks programme, we reflect on Holy Week through reflections and music as we journey through this Paschal time together

We have some local notices including West Limerick 102fm's Religious broadcast schedule during the week as well as our weekly reflection on the Sunday gospel.

Credit should be given to quotes used during the programme to "Fasting and Feasting" by Aidan Mathews (available from Veritas) and "Bread and Wine: Readings for Lent and Easter" from the Plough Publishing House.   

March 28, 2020

On this weeks programme SS102fm concludes our series for what St Benedict calls the "joyous" season of Lent. Over the five Sundays of Lent we have journeyed with the Lord towards Jerusalem and Calvary. We have walked through the "Via Dolorosa" with reflections on the Stations of the Cross as a Lenten time out, allowing us to have moments to encounter the Divine during this holy season.

John & Shane are joined by Fr Eamonn Conway this week to share his reflections on the 13th, 14th and 15th Stations.

13th Station of the Cross - Jesus is taken down from the Cross
14th Station of the Cross - Jesus is laid in the tomb
15th Station of the Cross - Jesus rises from the dead

March 28, 2020

On this weeks programme SS102fm concludes our series for what St Benedict calls the "joyous" season of Lent. Over the five Sundays of Lent we have journeyed with the Lord towards Jerusalem and Calvary. We have walked through the "Via Dolorosa" with reflections on the Stations of the Cross as a Lenten time out, allowing us to have moments to encounter the Divine during this holy season.

John & Shane are joined by Fr Eamonn Conway this week to share his reflections on the 13th, 14th and 15th Stations.

We have our regular reflection on the Sunday gospel as well as a short visit to our weekly celestial guides.

March 22, 2020

Recording of Mass for the 4th Sunday of Lent from the Church of the Assumption, Abbeyfeale broadcast at 10am on 22 March 2020 with Fr Tony Mullins as principal celebrant. 

March 21, 2020

SacredSpace102fm has an interview with Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick reflecting on the currency Covid-19 emergency and the spiritual care that needs to be taken at this time as individuals and as communities.