31Mar Is the priest at home? The personal maturity and mental health of the priest. Brendan O’Rourke

This article was first published in the book "Priesthood Today", edited by Eamonn Conway.  Brendan O'Rourke is a Redemptorist priest and psychotherapist.  It is published here with the consent of the author.

31Mar 31st March. Monday in the Fourth Week of Lent

An outsider's extraordinary faith

30Mar Presider’s Page for Lent 4 (Sun 30 March)

Traditionally, this Sunday is called Laetare Sunday, which means ‘a day for joy’. Lent is half over, and the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus is nearer. At this midpoint of Lent, it is traditional to honour mothers, treasuring those still with us and praying for those we have lost to death.

30Mar 30th March. Fourth Sunday of Lent

Open the eyes of my soul, Lord

29Mar 29th March. Saturday in Week 3 of Lent

Praying beyond words

28Mar Latest news on Tony Flannery’s talks

After a very pleasant and enjoyable series of talks in various parts of the country, my ‘caravan’ is now coming to the capital.

I am talking in the Stillorgan Park Hotel on Wednesday next, April 2nd, at 8.OOpm

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28Mar Longtime peace activist removed from ministry after concelebrating Mass with woman priest

Clearly the 'Francis effect' is not making much impact on the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith as yet!!

28Mar 28th March. Friday in Week 3 of Lent

"All You Need Is Love"

27Mar 27th March. Thursday in Week 3 of Lent

Choosing what side to take

26Mar German Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst dismissed by Pope Francis

praytellblog.com and the National Catholic Reporter are carrying reports that German Bishop Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst has been dismissed by Pope Francis.