28Sep 28 Sept, Wednesday of Week 26

Neh 2:1ff. The Persian king, Artaxerxes I allows the Jewish nobleman, Nehemiah, to go to Jerusalem, on a mission to rebuild its walls and restore the ancestral graves.

Lk 9:57ff. Jesus responds to prospective followers by a series of stern statements.

Courage amid Uncertainty

In career terms, Nehemiah had it made

28Sep Important Correction to Sam Miller article

Sam Miller picked up an error from a Sojourners article, which was subsequently corrected. The corrected article, with a note from historian Philip Jenkins, is given here.

28Sep AGM Notice, 4-5 Oct 2011

Annual General Meeting of the Association of Catholic Priests

Green Isle Hotel  (near Newlands Cross)
Theme: Priesthood in a Time of Crisis
Tuesday October 4th  a Public Session:
7. 30 to 9.30pm
Speaker: Fr. Kevin Hegarty – Priestly Ministry Today, An insider’s view.
T his will be followed by a Presentation to Fr. Seán Fagan SM for his years of service to Irish Theology
Wednesday October 5th 9.00- 10.30 am. Business Meeting for members.
11.00 to 12.30 – Dr. Marie Keenan – Challenges for Priestly Ministry in Ireland Today.

Accommodation available at the Green Isle, and also just down the road at Bewley’s, Newlands Cross