25Sep 25 September, 2020. Friday of Week 25

That question is posed to us too. It is a question that puts our faithfulness to the test. We are invited to keep making our own personal response to 'Who do you say I am?'

24Sep The Challenge of Same-Sex Unions – Angela Hanley

Open House published an article in the June/July edition by theologian Angela Hanley on The Challenge of Same-Sex Unions.

Open House was founded in Dundee in 1990 as an independent Scottish Catholic journal of comment, opinion and reflection. Mary Cullen … Read the rest

24Sep Séamus Ahearne’s Indi finds herself among Whales, Poets, Cyclists, Politicians and the Heron!


The Whales in Tasmania:

I don’t know why it appeals to me as a symbol, but the story of the beached/stranded whales (c500) in Macquarie Harbour, Tasmania, stands out as … Read the rest

24Sep 24 September, 2020. Thursday of Week 25

Herod's example is a wake-up call against cynicism. We come to Jesus to know him more clearly, love him more dearly and follow him more nearly...

23Sep 23 September, 2020. Wednesday of Week 25

In God's family, we are each meant to live in a spirit of give-and-take. Notice the many ways that we depend on others to do for us what we cannot do ourselves.

22Sep Vatican cardinal defends issuing fidelity oaths to Irish priest Tony Flannery

VATICAN CITY — The head of the Vatican’s powerful doctrinal congregation Sept. 22 defended his office’s request that an Irish priest sign four strict oaths of fidelity to Catholic teachings, saying the move, while “very unpleasant,” was part of the … Read the rest

22Sep New Papal Encyclical – What’s in a Name?

An encyclical for all brothers and sisters

While waiting to know the contents of the document, there has been some discussion about the title and how to translate it inclusively. An encyclical, though, is per se a universal text, and
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22Sep 22 September, 2020. Tuesday of Week 25

Jesus was completely centred on doing the will of God, so completely that it shaped all that he said and did. John's gospel goes so far as to say that Jesus is the Word, the Word made flesh...

21Sep 21 September, 2020. Saint Matthew, Apostle and Evangelist

The Latin Church celebrates the feast of St Matthew on 21 September, 2013. and the Greek Church on November 16. His symbol is a winged man, with a pen in hand as an emblem of his writing the Gospel.

20Sep Presider’s Page for 20 September (Ordinary Time 25)

God’s ways are not our ways. God’s love and generosity are beyond our understanding. We acknowledge all God has done for us, and ask for the grace to grow into God’s likeness.

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