23Jan A new style of leadership needed for the church in Ireland

Brendan Hoban writes in his Western People column of his hopes for a new style of leadership in the church in Ireland.
"What we need are bishops who are secure enough in their own skin to be able to live with ambivalence and complexity......who have the imagination, the creativity and above all the courage not to keep looking over their shoulders to Rome and to confront – respectfully but robustly – those who want to lead us back to the nineteenth century. "

23Jan 23 January. Wednesday of Week 2

1st Reading: Hebrews 7:1-3, 15-17

The priesthood of Jesus is mysterious and eternal, like Melchisedek’s

This “King Melchizedek of Salem, priest of the Most High God, met Abraham as he was returning from defeating the kings and blessed him;” and …




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