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The priest gained a reputation in his lifetime for the great efficacy of his prayers. This week he even helped me

A sneak preview of this week’s magazine

Growing up in Ireland, we learnt in primary school that one of St Patrick’s stellar achievements was banishing the snakes from Ireland

Take a look inside this week’s Catholic Herald

The Irish bishops’ conference urged priests to buy the new altar edition for use in parishes

Speaking at the end of Mass, Bishop Paul Tighe said he had been ‘called to service’ by his faith

The plea from Ireland’s four archbishops comes ahead of Friday’s general election

Delia Maguire tells Francis Phillips that, after the abuse crisis, the Church in Ireland will never be the same again

Despite some criticisms of Catholic culture, The Rural Gentleman by Delia Maguire is never contemptuous or dismissive of the Faith

As Ireland marks the 100th anniversary of the Easter Rising, the country’s bishops have said there needs to be a renewed commitment to peace