Our Archbishop, Dr Dermot Farrell has given approval for a Diocesan Collection to be taken up in support of the people of Turkey and Syria affected by the devastating earthquakes of Monday 5th February last. This Turkey/Syria Collection will take place next weekend, the 25/26 February, at Masses for the First Sunday of Lent, and will replace the usual SHARE collection.

All the monies donated at this collection will be channelled through TrĂ³caire, who are working with their partners in the affected areas. They have the capability to ensure that any funds raised in Ireland will be managed appropriately to meet the needs of those most badly affected. You can also donate online at