28Mar Should Church Buildings now be Closed?

Should Church buildings now be closed following the further severe restrictions announced last evening by An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar, and Minister for Health, Simon Harris?

28Mar A Lenten Experience

Seamus Ahearne is reflecting on the imposed restrictions and like many is making discoveries about himself: "I need people! The empty house. The silence. The absence of banter. The non-visiting. The non-communion (2 metres)."
But there is also the awareness that "We have been given so much. We cannot take it for granted.  The virus tells us of this being one world and that we share a common world. We all belong. We all need each other."

28Mar 28 March, 2020. Saturday of Week 4 of Lent

1st Reading: Jeremiah 11:18-20

The Just One is led like a lamb led to the slaughter

Because the Lord revealed their plot to me, I knew it, for at that time he showed me what they were doing.  I had

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