24Jul 24 July, Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time


Solomon prayed for the gift of discernment, something that we all need as our guide in making decisions. All things have their own intrinsic value, but if we over-value any of our favourite "things", we devalue God. Deep down, I need to loosen my grip on what is transient, and hold firm to what is eternal, in the spirit of faith-filled discernment. I need to find what is the real treasure, the one thing really worth

24Jul Joe O’Leary criticises ACP leadership

Joe O'Leary, for those who don't know him, is a priest of Cork and Ross, who lives and works in Tokyo.  He is a member of the association from the beginning, and a regular contributor to the website.

We would naturally be interested in comments;  from members only in this instance, please.

24Jul 17th Sunday in Ordinary Time – Liturgy Preparation

This summer Sunday, those who gather for worship rejoice in many gifts, including the promise that all will share in Christ’s glory. At Mass, they give thanks for these treasures, as they continue on the journey to the fullness of the kingdom of heaven.

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