03Apr Pointing the Way

Brendan Hoban, writing in the Western People, looks at Archbishop Martin's recent comments about the future of the church.
"So did he say anything new? Not really. Nothing that most people in Ireland are not saying in parish councils. Or when they’re standing outside schools waiting for their children. Or at pub counters. The sort of things that most priests know though they often won’t admit it even to themselves. Just some realistic thinking out loud on where we are and where we need to be – unusual, it has to be said, for Irish bishops."

03Apr Wednesday of Week 4 of Lent

When Jesus cures a lame man at the pool of Bethesda, petty legalists complain about a violation of Sabbath rest...

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