07Oct The Stripping of the Altars

Seamus Ahearne visited his neighbours in Finglas West for the closing of their church.
"The symbolism of today was very moving. The closing of a Church brought people to Mass!  ........
A new world of God, is opening up. We do need to be very creative. Buildings help it happen. It will occur in a very different way. We can knock down some of the structures of religion and become architects of a very new and simple faith.  Pope Francis expresses it well how our Church has to grow and develop. We need to focus on faith-building rather than brick-building."

07Oct Presider’s Page for 7 October (Ordinary Time 27)

October is Mission Month. In two weeks time we will honour the work of missionaries on Mission Sunday; throughout the month, we remember that ‘Christian Families are Missionary Families’. And we praise God’s constant care for all people, at home and abroad.

07Oct 07 October. 27th Sunday

1st Reading: Genesis (2:18-24)

God intends man and woman to join as one flesh

Then the Lord God said, “It is not good that the man should be alone; I will make him a helper as his partner.” So out …

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