21Feb Rare Steak not rare enough

Seán McDonagh, drawing on the wisdom of 'Laudato Si’ brings to our attention the impact the consumption of meat is having on Humans and the Global Environment.
"We might think that this generation is merely following the tradition of our ancestors when it comes to eating meat. In reality the global meat industry has grown dramatically in recent decades. Between 1963 and 2014 meat production globally has grown from 78 million tons to 300 million tons."
"to reach a healthy level of meat consumption, citizens of the United States would have to cut their meat consumption by two-thirds, while in Britain and Ireland we should be eating half as much meat as we do."

21Feb Presider’s Page for 21 February (Lent 2)

Opening Comment
In today’s Liturgy, we praise the Lord of glory, who leads us through the darkness of Lent to the light of Easter.

Penitential Rite
To prepare ourselves for this act of worship, let us call to mind our … Read the rest

21Feb 21 Feb. Second Sunday of Lent

Theme: in celebrating Christ’s transfiguration, we reflect on how we too encounter Christ and how our lives can be transfigured.

1st Reading: Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18

The covenant with Abraham, basis of Israel’s religion of trust

He brought him outside and … Read the rest

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