25Oct An Autumn Day in Dalgan

An Autumn Day in Dalgan

Life in the Fifth Kingdom
Exploring the World of Fungi
With Dr John Feehan
Saturday 10th November 2018

25Oct 25 October. Thursday, Week 29

Thursday, Week 29

24Oct 24 October. Wednesday, Week 29

1st Reading: Ephesians (3:2-12)

Paul preaches to the gentiles the rich mystery of Christ

Surely you have already heard of the commission of God’s grace that was given me for you, and how the mystery was made known to me …

23Oct Mission Manifesto

A group of German, Austrian, and Swiss church people have come together to make an appeal for “pastoral conversion”.
This group have issued a ”mission manifesto” because they say the Church in Germany, Austria and Switzerland is about to cease to play any significant role in society in the years to come.
“ We are aware of the fact that our home countries have become mission territories … We are ready for mission. We wish that our countries may find Jesus. We extend our invitation to everybody who wants to join us in a committed wave of prayer. We wish to bring together all those who have the courage to take extraordinary steps.”

23Oct The Artistry of Women and the Botanic Gardens

A visit to the Botanic Gardens gets Seamus Ahearne musing "The beauty of the day; the sun; the shadow; the fading colours of the trees; the flowers, was magnificent. It was indeed another book of Scripture. God was walking in that garden."

23Oct 23 October. Tuesday, Week 29

Tuesday, Week 29

22Oct 22 October. Monday, Week 29

Monday, Week 29

21Oct Presider’s Page for 21 October (Mission Sunday, 29th Sunday)

This year’s Mission Sunday theme suggests that "Christian Families are Missionary Families". The theme comes from the words of Pope Francis, who said that family is ‘the salt of the earth and the light of the world’ — implying that every family has a mission.

21Oct Annual General Meeting 2018

Report on the Annual General Meeting 2018

21Oct When it comes to talking

Chris McDonnell comments on the current Synod of Bishops in Rome in his article in the Catholic Times. "although young people are there to observe and contribute, they will have no voting power when push comes to shove. Much will depend on how good the assembled clerics are at listening, how much their hearing will be conditioned by pre-determined views, how open they are to the realities that face young people."

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