Faithcast podcast - episode 40

Apr 11, 11:54 AM

Faithcast is the weekly faith podcast from, 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.

In episode 40 of Faithcast, Brenda speaks to Father Tomás Surlis, Rector of the National Seminary at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth. 

The faith news this week features the celebration of the Chrism Mass in Clogher Diocese for the first time since 2016; the appointment of Father Fintan Gavin as Bishop of Cork & Ross; The tragic death of Trócaire’s Sally O’Neill following a road accident in Guatemala; the Good Friday Walk of Witness led by the Archbishops of Dublin; the Way of the Cross meditations to focus on human trafficking this year; and, Father Tim Bartlett’s ‘Faith Matters’ article in the Irish News on how Lent is an ideal time to reflect on the challenge of ecological conversion at a personal and parish level.

This week’s podcast continues to profile our #LiveLent initiative and this week we feature Bishop William Crean of Cloyne responding to the question: How can we best #LiveLent 2019?

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Note: The image for this podcast episode is of the interior of the chapel at Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth. The photo is by Donal Norton.