22Feb Large number of clergy attend ACP meeting in Athlone

The ACP Leadership Team provide a brief summary of a very well attended meeting of ACP priest-members on Feb. 20th, commenting that "it would be impossible to do justice to the many great interventions at the meeting".

22Feb Irish dioceses should imitate the courage of Pope Benedict

Mattie Long (a priest of Tuam diocese) admires the courage of Pope Benedict in retiring when he could no longer provide effective ministry. He hopes this act might embolden Irish dioceses to face the dramatic reduction in priest numbers with more visionary solutions than the clustering of parishes.

22Feb 22 February, Friday. The Chair of St Peter, apostle. Feast

St. Peter’s Chair