Today's Homily Resource

Sunday September 26, 2021. Twenty-sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time


"If any of you put a stumbling block before one of these little ones who believe in me, it would be better for you if a great millstone were hung around your neck and you were thrown into the sea."



24Sep Séamus Ahearne: Culture, characters, crisis and Indi on film…

Séamus Ahearne: Culture, characters, crisis and Indi on film…

September 24th, 2021

‘Accentuate the positive.’ (Bing Crosby)

The talking Tolka:

I’m confused. The Tolka River chats with me every morning. The heron doesn’t appear. The ducks must be sleeping. The Dawn Chorus sometimes is quite beautiful. But it happens only occasionally. I … Read the rest

24Sep Brendan Hoban: This great Mayo team owe their fans nothing      

Brendan Hoban: This great Mayo team owe their fans nothing      

September 24th, 2021

This great Mayo team owe their fans nothing      

Western People 21.9.21

In the aftermath of the Mayo defeat, Adrian Langan wrote in these pages last week, ‘We need analysis not bitterness, we take care of our own’. And, some days … Read the rest

21Sep America Magazine: Pope Francis responds to attacks from EWTN, other church critics: ‘They are the work of the devil.’

America Magazine: Pope Francis responds to attacks from EWTN, other church critics: ‘They are the work of the devil.’

September 21st, 2021

Gerard O’Connell reports in America Magazine:

When a Jesuit in Slovakia asked Pope Francis “How are you?”, the pope stunned them with his answer: “Still alive, even though some people wanted me to die.”

“There were even meetings between prelates … Read the rest

21Sep Pax Christi Non-Violent Days of Action

Pax Christi Non-Violent Days of Action

September 21st, 2021

Pax Christi International warmly invites you to celebrate our annual Catholic Nonviolence Days of Action. It is a time to observe how nonviolence connects all our work for justice and peace. It is also an opportunity to deepen your practice

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20Sep Root & Branch Synod – Videos available

Root & Branch Synod – Videos available

September 20th, 2021

OUR ROOT & BRANCH
Inclusive Lay-led Synod
5 – 12th Sept, 2021

Our deepest gratitude to our amazing speakers and panellists
in an unparalleled week of offerings, talks and discussions.
And to you, our Root & Branchers, who attended both … Read the rest

20Sep ZOOM: We Are Church to host Bishop Paul Dempsey on Synodaility

ZOOM: We Are Church to host Bishop Paul Dempsey on Synodaility

September 20th, 2021

We Are Church will host a Zoom with Bishop Paul Dempsey 

National Synodal Assembly

Tues 12th October @ 7.30pm

To Register €5 – details:

https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/national-synodal-assembly-bishop-paul-dempsey-tickets-166954676933

20Sep The Deep End: A Journey with the Sunday Gospels in the Year of Luke

The Deep End: A Journey with the Sunday Gospels in the Year of Luke

September 20th, 2021

The Deep End: A Journey with the Sunday Gospels in the Year of Luke

by Tríona Doherty and Jane Mellett.

Foreword by Dermot A. Lane

Join us for an Online Book Launch

7:30pm

WEDNESDAY 29 SEPTEMBER 2021 

Special Guests

Dr Read the rest

19Sep Funeral Mass of Geraldine Flannery RIP – role of AB Michael Neary

Funeral Mass of Geraldine Flannery RIP – role of AB Michael Neary

September 19th, 2021

Discussion on ‘Faith Alive’ on Midwest Radio Sunday 19 Sept 2021 – Brendan Hoban and Monica Morley.

https://soundcloud.com/user-211747038/geraldine-flannery-rip-funeral-mass-mwr-19-sept-2021-brendan-hoban-monica-morley

 

19Sep La Croix International: The Spirit in the Assembly

La Croix International: The Spirit in the Assembly

September 19th, 2021

The Spirit in the Assembly

Preparing for the Synod of Bishops’ gathering on synodality

By Austen Ivereigh | United States

The most far-reaching event in the Catholic Church in my lifetime officially gets its start next month.It is Pope Francis’s … Read the rest

17Sep The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins meeting Pope Francis in Rome

The President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins meeting Pope Francis in Rome

September 17th, 2021

A clip of President Higgins meeting Pope Francis in the Vatican today.

https://youtu.be/fOZ70pr7upU