20Dec Eucharistic starvation and the need for priests

Brian Eyre, writing in the context of a recent hospital visit, says that it's time the needs of the people to have access to the Eucharist were put before other considerations. He quotes Bishop Emeritus William McManus from 1989 when he said to the US conference of bishops “Are we prepared to make a value judgement that it is better to have priestless Sundays than to ordain married men or women?”

20Dec 20 December. Tuesday in Week 4 of Advent

Saint Fachanan of Kilfenora

1st Reading. Isaiah 7:10-14

King Ahaz refuses to ask a sign of the Lord; then Isaiah promises a child to be called Immanuel

Again the Lord spoke to Ahaz, saying, “Ask a sign of the Lord … Read the rest

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