28Sep Association of Catholics in Ireland – Events with Marco Politi

The Association of Catholics in Ireland is hosting two events featuring Marco Politi, well known author and commentator on Vatican affairs.
Marco will speak in the Chapel in Trinity College, Dublin, on Saturday 15 October 2016 at 4.00 pm.and in Carlow College, St. Patrick’s, on Monday 17 October 2016 at 7.45 pm.

28Sep The dangers of bishops being disconnected from society

We carry an extract from an exchange between Justice McClellan, Chief Commissioner Australian Royal Commission on Sex abuse of children, and retired Bishop of Parramatta, Bede Heather.
This exchange shows the dangers of bishops being disconnected from society and living at a remove from the lives of the people they minister to. Would they be elected by their community?

28Sep Association of Catholic Priests and the Papal Nuncio

Kevin Hegarty writing recently in the Mayo News about the refusal of the Papal Nuncio to meet the ACP touched on the Nuncio's role in 'creating' bishops and its implications for the future of church in Ireland.

28Sep 28 September. Wednesday, Week 26


1st Reading: Job 9:1-12, 14-16

God’s omnipotent control of the universe and his mysterious guidance of life

Then Job answered:
“Indeed I know that this is so
but how can a mortal be just before God?
If one wished … Read the rest

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