24Feb Discernment, dithering or disaster? Has the church the luxury of time to wait on decisions? 

Brendan Hoban, in his Western People column, reacts to the letter, Beloved Amazon, issued by Pope Francis last week.
"It is important for us to name the disappointment, the frustration, the sadness, the upset, the anger that are part of the fall-out from last week’s letter."
"The answer is that for some people, and progressively more, the waiting is over. Parents with children – teenage and adult – understand why time is important. Our leaders seem to be in denial about the impact such catastrophic delays are having on the confidence and the membership of our Church."

24Feb Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Abuse

Pádraig McCarthy reminds us of, and comments on, the 2020 Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Abuse.

24Feb 24 February, 2020. Monday of Week 7

Even when all seems lost, we need to keep reaching out, like the man in today's gospel, whose prayer was finally heard...




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