27May Pentecost Sunday – bidding prayers etc

Today we celebrate Pentecost Sunday, the second climax of the Easter season. We celebrate ‘the great beginning of the Church’, the day the Holy Spirit first came to confused and frightened disciples.

27May 27th May. Pentecost Sunday

The Better Impulse

26May Pentecost celebration for Dublin

'We are Church Ireland' invite you to a Pentecost Celebration in a Dublin hotel.

26May 26th May. Saturday of the 7th Week of Easter

Ending on a high note

25May Why the Catholic Church in America is divided

This comes from the website 'Catholics for Kindness', and was sent to us by Laura Kuntz.  It is a good illustration of how divided the Catholic Church currently is in the U.S.

25May What the Church is for — Rowan Williams

This short extract from the 2006 Easter Sermon given by Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, was sent to us by Sean Walsh, to whom thanks are extended.

25May Assembly in the West to be planned in Claremorris

Details have been announced of a meeting next Wednesday night to plan a gathering in the west similar to that held in the Regency Hotel in Dublin at the May weekend.

25May 25th May. Friday of the 7th Week of Easter

A Sacred Trust

24May Lay ‘umbrella group’ to be formed at Dublin meeting

A meeting has been arranged for 30 May to form a lay 'umbrella group' representing people interested in reform in the Church

24May A pastor reflects on the new Roman Missal.

Rev. Michael G. Ryan, pastor of St. James Cathedral in Seattle since 1988, serves on the board of the national Cathedral Ministry Conference. 

This article was published in America magazine

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