“WE as a people in Fermanagh have woken up to the fact we are not being treated fairly, we’re not being treated with respect. In fact, we’re not being treated at all.” Those were the words of Fr Brian D’Arcy this week, as the consultation on the future of emergency general surgery at the SWAH […]
‘Fermanagh has awakened’ – Fr Brian on SWAH
“What we have now discovered is that underneath that acceptance there is an anger that we are being treated as second class.”
Report won’t change Church, says Fr D’Arcy
Fr Brian was reacting to findings in the National Synthesis report.
Fr Brian pays tribute to ‘true Irish legend’
Fr D’Arcy described showband legend Brendan Bowyer as a ‘true Irish legend’ at his memorial Mass and burial.
Passionist priest to celebrate Mass for vocations
FERMANAGH men who may have felt a calling or are considering a life of vocation are invited to a special Mass later this month at St Gabriel’s Retreat at the Graan. While the local Catholic Church has been facing a crisis in recent years, with parish priests continuing to retire but few young clergymen coming through to fill their […]
Sadness as Imelda ‘slips home’ during family prayer
Imelda was great Derrylin/Knockninny Ladies delegate who was influential in their formation back in the noughties.
Large crowd turns out for Novena of Hope
‘The Novena of Hope is going very well, we had great crowds over the weekend and many people are also watching the services via webcam.”
Fr Brian keen to extend hand of friendship after return to The Graan
WHENEVER you hear The Graan, one name pops into your mind straight away. That is Fr Brian D’Arcy. After spending four years at Crossgar’s Tobar Mhuire monastery, the Belnaleck priest has been moved back to The Graan, outside Enniskillen, a place which holds a special place in his heart. “I am very delighted to be […]
Warm tributes to ‘gentleman Gaby’
Fr Brian D’Arcy described Mr Maguire as “an absolute gentleman” who was “happiest when helping others.”
‘We have got to reflect upon whatever we thought religion was…’ – Fr Brian D’Arcy
Just a few months out from the 300th anniversary of the Passionists Church, Mark McGoldrick spoke to Fr Brian D’Arcy about what makes the Passionists different to other religious orders, the role that faith plays in society and how we can learn from the Covid-19 pandemic. 2021 is a special year for the Passionist Order. […]