27Mar A no-brainer

Brendan Hoban, writing in the Western People, suggests it's time church authorities caught up with the outlook of the vast majority of the membership of the church with regard to the issue of married priests. Brendan says that 'inevitably, the penny eventually drops'.
Brendan points to the outgoing Papal nuncio, Archbishop Charles Brown stating "after his last public Mass in Ireland, that he was alarmed at the age-profile of Irish priests, the few entering seminaries and his fear that the Irish Church was on a cliff edge, ready to go into ‘free fall’. Strangely, while in office as papal nuncio, Archbishop Brown didn’t strike such a pessimistic note; indeed to the frustration of many he kept talking about ‘green shoots of recovery’ in the Irish Church."

27Mar 27 March, 2017. Monday, Week 4 of Lent

1st Reading: Isaiah 65:17-21

“Rejoice in what I create!” Good things in store for those who love God

The Lord God says: “I am about to create new heavens and a new earth; the former things shall not be remembered …

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