09Jan Pope of the possible

Brendan Hoban, in the Western People, questions why Irish bishops when faced with the dramatically reducing number of priests in the Irish church 'are not good at maths. It takes them a long time to get their heads around something and then when they do the sums they seem to lose their nerve and back away from the obvious answer.'
Reports suggest the Brazilian bishops are asking Francis to allow married priests to resume their priestly ministry. 'So shouldn’t we be doing something about it, now? Couldn’t our bishops do what the Brazilian bishops are doing?'.

09Jan 09 January. Monday, Week 1 of Ordinary Time

1st Reading: Hebrews 1:1-6

God spoke in many and varied ways, but now through Jesus, his Son and heir

Long ago God spoke to our ancestors in many and various ways by the prophets, but in these last days he … Read the rest