20Jan Dublin Diocese 2030 – Quo vadis?

The Council of Priests of Dublin Diocese commissioned a report by Towers Watson to estimate the number of active Priests in the Archdiocese of Dublin in 2030 and estimate the Mass attendance numbers and number of people presenting for sacraments in 2030.
The report having made this estimate then puts forward some suggested ways of coping with the projected situation. These suggestions are to be discussed by the Council of priests.
How similar is it to projections made by others dioceses?
Are there any new imaginative suggestions as to how the Church in Ireland should respond to the impending virtual disappearance of priests from most communities?

20Jan 20/01. Wednesday, Week 2

Saints Fabian and Sebastian, martyrs (optional memorial)

1st Reading: 1 Samuel 17:32-33, etc

David kills Goliath, and saves his people

David said to Saul, “Let no one’s heart fail because of him; your servant will go and fight with this …




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