17Apr Palm Sunday of the Lord’s Passion


Today we recall with reverence how totally Jesus shared in the depths of human suffering. But by enduring his passion in a spirit of loving trust in God the Father, he paid the price for all human sinfulness, and won for us the gift of salvation. In his Servant Song Isaiah declares his trust that God never abandons those who risk all for a cause they believes in, regardless of scorn or rejection.

17Apr Meeting of the ACP in Adare, Co. Limerick

Priest members of the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) from the Diocese of Limerick  met at the Woodlands House Hotel on April 12th. Three issues were highlighted: the lack of consultation and questionable quality of the new translation of the Missal; concerns around accusations against priests of sexual abuse; the future of Catholic Education.

17Apr Palm Sunday – Liturgy preparation

Today’s liturgy gives us a preview of the events we will celebrate in the Easter Triduum later this week. The passion, death and resurrection of Jesus are the focus of this and every Sunday celebration.