01Apr 01/04, 2016. Easter Friday

1st Reading: Acts 4:1-12

Peter’s belief that there is salvation in no one else but Jesus

While Peter and John were speaking to the people, the priests, the captain of the temple, and the Sadducees came to them, much annoyed … Read the rest

01Apr Church Reform; too much, too little, too fast, too slow?

Robert Mickens in his letter from Rome, in globalpulsemagazine.com, writes that “exasperation is also growing over the tortoise-like speed with which Papa Franceso is moving to reform the Roman Curia (and other structures in the Church)”.
Meanwhile ‘reform of the curia is unnecessary’, says Archbishop Gänswein’ . Christa Pongratz-Lippitt reports in The Tablet.
Where are we at? Has all this talk of reform, or lack of reform, or the need, or lack of need, of reform any relevance in the day to day life of an Irish priest in 2016?

01Apr Mass Readings for April 2016

April 2016

01 April. Easter Friday
02 April. Easter Saturday
03 April. Second Sunday of Easter
04 April. The Annunciation of the Lord
05 April. Tuesday in Week 2 of Easter
06 April. Wednesday in Week 2 of Easter
07 Read the rest