Irish bishops issue St. Patrick’s Day message
Catholic World News - March 17, 2011
The bishops of Ireland have issued a brief message for St. Patrick’s Day.
“Patrick was called to serve and bring God to a people far from his homeland,” the bishops write. “In 2011 we are in the midst of an economic recession which has resulted in unemployment and emigration for many individuals and families in Ireland. The plight of Patrick, himself a migrant, has been faced by many Irish people who have struggled to live and integrate into new cultures. Let us remain in our prayers those who are suffering at this time.”
An appeal from our founder, Dr. Jeffrey Mirus:
Dear reader: If you found the information on this page helpful in your pursuit of a better Catholic life, please support our work with a donation. Your donation will help us reach seven million Truth-seeking readers worldwide this year. Thank you!
Progress toward our August expenses ($33,414 to go):
All comments are moderated. To lighten our editing burden, only current donors are allowed to Sound Off. If you are a donor, log in to see the comment form; otherwise please support our work, and Sound Off!