05Sep First Confession – a sort of Memoir

Seamus Ahearne reflects on current happenings and events and is inspired by them and the ocean's currents.
"... the core of the Church message is to draw out the goodness and beauty of every person.  We have to bring out the best in each other. We have to join as a collective and come ashore hand in hand - fully believing in this Communion. The false divisions of the past have to be cast aside. We need to be fearless in making big and new decisions.  Francis is leading the way. Throw caution to the wind! How dare we fail as teachers, as ministers, as people of faith. We cannot settle for less than greatness."

05Sep The call for diaconate pause

Sarah Mac Donald reports in the National Catholic Reporter on the recent call by the ACP to pause the introduction of the permanent diaconate in Irish dioceses until the Vatican’s commission on women deacons has concluded its report and Pope Francis has made a decision based on its findings.

05Sep 05 September. Tuesday, Week 22

1st Reading: 1 Thessalonians 5:1-6, 9-11

The day of the Lord comes like a thief in the night. Be ready.

About the times and the seasons, brothers and sisters, you do not need to have anything written to you. For … Read the rest