04May Unable to bear much reality

Brendan Hoban, in his Western People column, tells us we have to face reality when considering the future for our Church, even if in our circumstances that denial is understandable. However he is adamant that "Fantasy is no help to the Irish Catholic Church."

04May Presider’s Page for 10 May (Easter 6)

We gather in the love of God this Sunday, redeemed in the death and resurrection of Jesus. We are people with a mission, challenged to grow in love each day. We ask God for divine help with this mission, today and during the coming week.

04May 4th May. Monday in Week 5 of Easter

Letting the Spirit guide us

If led by the Holy Spirit, we can be instruments of healing power, like Paul and Barnabas. We may find faith strong enough to help and heal them, as they did. Today's Scriptures suggest this healing frame of mind...