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18 January, 2022. Tuesday of Week 2

18 January, 2022. Tuesday of Week 2

1st Reading: 1 Samuel 16:1-13

In Bethlehem Samuel anoints David (Jesse’s youngest son) as king

The Lord said to Samuel, “How long will you grieve over Saul? I have rejected him from being

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15Jan ACI and ACP Zoom presentation: Seán McDonagh on Synodality, the Parish and Climate Change

ACI and ACP Zoom presentation: Seán McDonagh on Synodality, the Parish and Climate Change

January 15th, 2022

Synodality, the Parish and Climate Change

Seán McDonagh SSC  

Supported by 

The Association of Catholic Priests 

Zoom – Jan 27th 2022 – 8.00 p.m.

As the global climate crisis deepens, so does the crisis of the Irish Catholic church – … Read the rest

14Jan Dedicated Irish Synodal Pathway website: synod.ie

Dedicated Irish Synodal Pathway website: synod.ie

January 14th, 2022

Welcome to the Irish Synodal Pathway

On 10 March 2021, the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference announced a new Synodal Pathway for the Catholic Church in Ireland leading to the holding of a National Synodal Assembly or Assemblies within the next Read the rest

14Jan Tony Flannery: Ten Years suspended from Ministry.

Tony Flannery: Ten Years suspended from Ministry.

January 14th, 2022

Ten Years suspended from Ministry.

Taken from Tony Flannery’s Blog: http://www.tonyflannery.com/ten-years-suspended-from-ministry/

JAN 12

Ten Years out of Ministry: A Reflection.

The year was 1986. It was January, and there was snow on the ground. We Redemptorists were having our annual

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13Jan Séamus Ahearne: Language, Songs, Comedy, History and Her Story…

Séamus Ahearne: Language, Songs, Comedy, History and Her Story…

January 13th, 2022

‘The Way We Were’  & ‘ Windmills of Your Mind.’

Air pollution and crude language:

I rang the Surgery to renew a Prescription on Monday. The phone spiel began with a statement on the abuse the staff are receiving and … Read the rest

13Jan Global Sisters Report: Sisters divesting their assets work to transform them into agents of change

Global Sisters Report: Sisters divesting their assets work to transform them into agents of change

January 13th, 2022

HUNTINGTON, INDIANA — Thanks to years of preparation, the remaining members of Our Lady of Victory Missionary Sisters were acceptant, and even hopeful, as they planned to transform their dwindling community in the years remaining until completion.

An assisted living … Read the rest

10Jan Brendan Hoban: It’s time we stopped talking ourselves down

Brendan Hoban: It’s time we stopped talking ourselves down

January 10th, 2022

It’s time we stopped talking ourselves down

Western People 6.1.2022

One of the obvious truths about modern Ireland is how rich this country is now. Yet for some reason I just can’t seem to get my head around it. Even … Read the rest

09Jan Bishop Francis Duffy installed as new Archbishop of Tuam today

Bishop Francis Duffy installed as new Archbishop of Tuam today

January 9th, 2022

Homily for Mass for the Installation of Archbishop-elect Francis Duffy as Archbishop of Tuam

  • The Synodal Pathway presents a way of being Church and of living out our baptism. It is not an instant solution.  We have to remember it
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08Jan Irish Examiner: 20% of clergy have died in three years

Irish Examiner: 20% of clergy have died in three years

January 8th, 2022

Neil Michael reports in the Irish Examiner:

More than 21% of Ireland’s entire population of parish priests and brothers — both serving and retired — have died in just three years.

The Association of Catholic Priests says that parishes … Read the rest

06Jan Séamus Ahearne: The Challenge of Epiphany

Séamus Ahearne: The Challenge of Epiphany

January 6th, 2022

THE CHALLENGE  OF THE EPIPHANY

PIONEERS:

It is a wonderful feast. It has to be properly celebrated. The virulent temptation is to get lost in a cosmetic celebration of the Epiphany. It cannot be about sentimentality. We can so easily … Read the rest

06Jan Presider’s Page for Thursday 6 January (Epiphany / “Nollaig na mBan”)

Presider’s Page for Thursday 6 January (Epiphany / “Nollaig na mBan”)

January 6th, 2022

On this feast of the Epiphany we celebrate the revelation of who Christ is. The visit of the Magi from foreign lands reminds us that Jesus came as the Saviour of all nations, including ours. We worship God who wants all people to be saved.