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22 September. Friday, Week 24

22 September. Friday, Week 24



18Sep A long weekend of harvesting

A long weekend of harvesting

September 18th, 2017

Seamus Ahearne writes of "A long weekend of harvesting";
"I like the extravagance of God. My little eyes and mind are sometimes too small to notice. The Garden of Eden is everywhere – if my dull heart could only see it. What has been brought to the Table of our life? What do we bring to the Table of Life?"

18Sep Condolences to Brendan Hoban

Condolences to Brendan Hoban

September 18th, 2017

The ACP offers sincere sympathy to our colleague Brendan Hoban and to his extended family on the death of his brother, Seamus.

17Sep The Wahhabi Ideology

The Wahhabi Ideology

September 17th, 2017

Sean McDonagh writes about the origins and spread of a form of Sunni Islam called Wahhabism that is having profound effects on world affairs.

16Sep We are Living with the Reality of Climate Change

We are Living with the Reality of Climate Change

September 16th, 2017

Seán McDonagh in the wake of recent hurricanes in the Caribbean reminds us of what Pope Francis has said about climate change; "the scientific community has been “clear and precise” in linking human activities to the ongoing climate crisis…..,, Climate change is a “serious matter over which we cannot make jokes.”

16Sep Mob Rule by Social Media

Mob Rule by Social Media

September 16th, 2017

James Martin, SJ, is a Jesuit priest, editor at large of America magazine, and bestselling author of Jesus: A Pilgrimage, The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, and Between Heaven and Mirth.
In this article, which he placed on his Facebook page, he describes how a hateful campaign of opposition to him is being waged on social media sites.
He has recently published Building a Bridge, in which he issues an impassioned plea for Catholic leaders to relate to their LGBT flock in a new way, one characterized by compassion and openness.
Pope Francis appointed him to be a Consultor for the Vatican's Secretariat for Communication.

15Sep Two Upcoming Events: Killeagh-inch Spiritfest 2017 & We Are Church; “Listen with the ear of the heart (St. Benedict): One woman’s poetics of life in and with the Spirit” 

Two Upcoming Events: Killeagh-inch Spiritfest 2017 & We Are Church; “Listen with the ear of the heart (St. Benedict): One woman’s poetics of life in and with the Spirit” 

September 15th, 2017

Killeagh-inch Spiritfest 2017

Friday 22 September Fr Jerry O Hanlon S.J.

Topic: The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis & the Irish catholic Church.

(What can we do – Bishops, Priests, Religious and above all lay people – to make

10Sep ACP Welcomes Pope Francis’ move on Liturgical Translations

ACP Welcomes Pope Francis’ move on Liturgical Translations

September 10th, 2017

The Association of Catholic Priests is delighted to welcome the announcement that the Pope has returned the authority over liturgical translations to the conferences of bishops.

10Sep Deciding Referendums

Deciding Referendums

September 10th, 2017

Brendan Hoban, writing in the Western People, comments on the factors that may influence the outcome of the proposed referendum on the eight amendment to the constitution.
"In a strange way the vote may break down not in terms of how convincing the arguments are one way or the other but how the debate is conducted by the different protagonists."

09Sep Pope Francis gives local bishops more responsibility for Mass translations

Pope Francis gives local bishops more responsibility for Mass translations

September 9th, 2017

Pope Francis gives local bishops more responsibility for Mass translations.
"In order that the renewal of the whole liturgical life might continue, it seemed opportune that some principles handed on since the time of the [Second Vatican] Council should be more clearly reaffirmed and put into practice.”

08Sep We are Church – Reformation 500 Project

We are Church – Reformation 500 Project

September 8th, 2017

We Are Church International is asking all WAC Groups around the world to take part in an international action to mark the 500th anniversary of the Reformation.




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