Elphin Primary Schools Introduction to Bishop Kevin Doran
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Interview with Bishop Kevin Doran
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Tale of Two Synods

 

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A Tale of Two Synods 
Talk given by Bishop Kevin Doran, Holy Trinity Church, Donaghmede, Dublin 

23rd Feruary 2015

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Marriage, Family & Society

Marriage, Family & Society

An Address by Bishop Kevin Doran, given at the Sligo Park Hotel, 17th February 2015

Thank you for the invitation to speak to you this evening on the theme of Marriage, Family and Society. You won’t need me to remind you that we are gathering against the backdrop of the proposed referendum to redefine the meaning of marriage in the Irish Constitution.  In a referendum citizens are asked to decide on what is usually a complex point of law or social policy. One of the concerns about referenda is that, while attempts are usually made on all sides to simplify the issues, many people still find themselves in the "don't know" category.

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World Day for Consecrated Life

Homily of Bishop Kevin Doran at the Mass to mark World Day for Consecrated Life
St. Joseph’s Church, Boyle, Co. Roscommon
Sunday 1st February

Just a week ago I was in London for a meeting and I took an hour out to go and sit with one of my favourite pieces of art, Caravaggio’s “Supper at Emmaus”. One of the characteristics of the work of Caravaggio, which is found in many of his paintings, is the contrast between light and darkness. It speaks to me. In much the same way, there are passages in the Scriptures which seems to speak more clearly to me because they pick up on the theme of how the presence of God penetrates the darkness and allows us to see more clearly where we are going.

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