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Wednesday December 8 2021. The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Then Mary said, "Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word." Then the angel departed from her.



07Dec SCRIPT + AUDIO – ACP Zoom: Papal Teaching on Same-Sex Relationships: A Battle Against Reality with Luca Badini Confalonieri

SCRIPT + AUDIO – ACP Zoom: Papal Teaching on Same-Sex Relationships: A Battle Against Reality with Luca Badini Confalonieri

December 7th, 2021

Audio of the ACP Zoom Presentation “Papal Teaching on Same-Sex Relationships: A Battle Against Reality” with Luca Badini Confalonieri on Monday 6th December 2021.

Link to Audio: (Luca starts at 8 mins 18 seconds in)

https://soundcloud.com/user-211747038/luca-badinii-acp-meeting-dec-2021?si=a86c707155cd46bbac24f31a69cbdd60

 

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06Dec THIS EVENING! – ACP Zoom: Papal Teaching on Same-Sex Relationships: A Battle Against Reality with Luca Badini Confalonieri on Monday 6th December 7.00pm  

THIS EVENING! – ACP Zoom: Papal Teaching on Same-Sex Relationships: A Battle Against Reality with Luca Badini Confalonieri on Monday 6th December 7.00pm  

December 6th, 2021

ACP Zoom Presentation

“Papal Teaching on Same-Sex Relationships: A Battle Against Reality”

With

Luca Badini Confalonieri

On

Monday 6th December 7.00pm

 

Zoom Meeting ID: 847 2449 8870

Passcode: 054304

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84724498870?pwd=OThNYjAvQlM1dlpLblAycEpDR2xvQT09

ALL WELCOME

 

Dr Luca Badini Confalonieri has a long … Read the rest

05Dec Séamus Ahearne: Breaking news, music, MND and Covid

Séamus Ahearne: Breaking news, music, MND and Covid

December 5th, 2021

Breaking News

The music of everyday:

Stephen Sondheim has died. His mentor and inspiration was Oscar Hammerstein. They have left us a rich musical legacy. Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton) said: “The days of competition with other musical theatre songwriters, are Read the rest

04Dec Pope departs Cyprus for Greece for second leg of Apostolic Journey

Pope departs Cyprus for Greece for second leg of Apostolic Journey

December 4th, 2021

Vatican News reports:

Pope Francis begins the third day of his 5-day Apostolic Journey, departing Cyprus for Greece on Saturday morning.
By Benedict Mayaki, SJ

After two days in Cyprus, Pope Francis departed Cyprus’ Larnaca airport at 8:30 am on

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04Dec Brendan Hoban: Galway and Clonfert – a game-changer ‘union’

Brendan Hoban: Galway and Clonfert – a game-changer ‘union’

December 4th, 2021

A game-changer for smaller Catholic dioceses

Western People 30.11.2021

The letter, published a week or so ago, from the Catholic bishops of Galway and Clonfert, is what we call ‘a game-changer’. For some time efforts have been made behind the … Read the rest

29Nov ACP AGM 2021 Synod extract – audio and Kieran O’Mahony’s text

ACP AGM 2021 Synod extract – audio and Kieran O’Mahony’s text

November 29th, 2021

Following several requests for the Synod feature at the ACP AGM 2021…

Click on the link to hear Kieran O’Mahony, followed by Peter McLoughlin and Patricia Melvin (Killala Diocese).

Gerry O’Connor is the host.

https://soundcloud.com/user-211747038/acp-agm-2021-synod-extract?si=748edc90726a4077b1434c6687231aab

 

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29Nov Tony Flannery: Suggestion for a Successful Synod

Tony Flannery: Suggestion for a Successful Synod

November 29th, 2021

The Synodal Process has been launched in the Irish Church. Though from what I have seen on the ground, nothing much is happening as yet. But it is early days.

I have listened to a number of people speaking on … Read the rest

28Nov Brendan Hoban: A generation in search of spirituality

Brendan Hoban: A generation in search of spirituality

November 28th, 2021

A generation in search of spirituality

Western People 23.11.2021

 

A poem, Bravado, by Gerard Hanberry stays with me. It’s a re-action to a conversation with a friend, about life, death, the hereafter. His friend dismisses Hanberry’s nonchalance in the face … Read the rest

27Nov What Now for the Catholic Church? – RTÉ Radio 1 Leap of Faith programme

What Now for the Catholic Church? – RTÉ Radio 1 Leap of Faith programme

November 27th, 2021

RTÉ Radio 1 – The Leap of Faith, Friday 26 Nov 2021

What now for the Catholic Church? Presenter Michael Comyn

In discussion are Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick, who is vice-chair of the Synodal Steering Committee, Ursula HalliganRead the rest

27Nov Permanent deacons ‘a gift for the Church’

Permanent deacons ‘a gift for the Church’

November 27th, 2021

The Tablet reports:

Archbishop Michael Neary, Archbishop of Tuam, said permanent deacons are a gift for the Church.
Brenda Drumm, Catholic Communications Office

Permanent deacons are a “gift for the Church” and “do not detract from the vital role of

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