Today's Homily Resource

24 May, 2018. Thurs. of Week 7

1st Reading: James (5:1-6)

Those who get rich by injustice will suffer at the final judgment

Come now, you rich people, weep and wail for the miseries that are coming to you. Your riches have rotted, and your clothes are …



22May Biafra: Misean Dearmadta (Forgotten Mission)

Biafra: Misean Dearmadta (Forgotten Mission)

May 22nd, 2018

Aoife Kelly in the Irish Independent reports that a "new Irish documentary reveals how Irish missionaries risked their lives to save millions from starvation during the Nigerian Civil War."
Biafra: Misean Dearmadta (Forgotten Mission) airs on TG4 on Wednesday at 9.30pm.

21May ‘God made you like this’

‘God made you like this’

May 21st, 2018

Stephanie Kirchgaessner writes in The Guardian about a reported conversation between Juan Carlos Cruz, who was sexually abused, and Pope Francis where according to Juan Carlos Cruz the pope told him "‘Juan Carlos, that you are gay does not matter. God made you like this and loves you like this ... "

18May All of Chile’s bishops resign

All of Chile’s bishops resign

May 18th, 2018

Every bishop in Chile offered his resignation to Pope Francis after a three-day meeting at the Vatican to discuss the clerical sexual abuse scandal.
Report from the National Catholic Reporter

15May The Bitter – Sweet Taste of Chocolate

The Bitter – Sweet Taste of Chocolate

May 15th, 2018

Seán McDonagh reminds us of the true cost of our taste for chocolate!

13May World Communications Day – Pope Francis

World Communications Day – Pope Francis

May 13th, 2018

In a world full of disinformation and fake news Pope Francis issued a timely message for World Communications Day.

10May A sledgehammer to crack a nut

A sledgehammer to crack a nut

May 10th, 2018

Seamus Ahearne osa  casts his eye over recent happenings and eruptions in the world. In his own inimitable style he concludes "that in the world of certainties, only the music of faith can hint at, whisper or suggest the  something ‘more’ of life."

10May Healing Circle – Dublin Region

Healing Circle – Dublin Region

May 10th, 2018

Apologies that we have to cancel this healing circle. We will be hosting it later in the year. Please keep up to date on the website.

05May Shortcuts to Liturgy Resources provided

Shortcuts to Liturgy Resources provided

May 5th, 2018

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05May ACP Statement about the upcoming referendum on the Eight Amendment

ACP Statement about the upcoming referendum on the Eight Amendment

May 5th, 2018

ACP Statement about the upcoming referendum on the 8th Amendment

04May Cad a dhéanfaimid feasta gan adhmad? (What shall we do without timber?)

Cad a dhéanfaimid feasta gan adhmad? (What shall we do without timber?)

May 4th, 2018

Chris McDonnell writing in the Catholic Times reminds us that 'We do not appreciate trees until they are lost, to be replaced by brick and concrete and the harshness of urban development."
"There is a simplicity in wood in contrast to the gaudiness of so many other materials. The smell of wood being worked, the dust and shavings littering the workshop floor is indeed a precious memory. We are told it was the trade of Joseph."




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