18Mar Reform in the Catholic Church will be glacial, at best

This article, taken from the 'Rite and Reason' column in Irish Times of 13 March 2012, was written by Margaret Lee.  It raises serious and difficult questions about the role of lay people in the Church, and the difficulties around consultation processes that have been held in some dioceses;  and indeed also around parish pastoral councils

18Mar Reflection on Mothering Sunday 2012

Mary O'Vallely sent in this beautiful reflection for Mother's Day

18Mar A response to Dave Pierre’s book on falsely-accused Catholic priests

Sean O'Conaill (Derry) responds to a review of Dave Pierre's book reproduced a short while ago on this website.  Sean has a contrary point of view, and is critical of some of the facts presented and the conclusions drawn

18Mar Fourth Sunday of Lent – Prayers of the Faithful etc.

Opening Comment: With St Patrick’s Day behind us, we resume our lenten journey. The season is half over, and the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus is nearer to us. On this midway Sunday, it is traditional … Read the rest

18Mar 18 March. 4th Sunday of Lent

Restoring God's Work Of Art

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