08Oct Pope’s intention for October: that women have greater leadership roles in the Church

Pope Francis releases a video message accompanying his prayer intention for October, the missionary month, in which he calls for the promotion of greater integration of the lay faithful, especially women, in areas of responsibility in the Church.

By Vatican

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08Oct Séamus Ahearne asks, “Where is God during Covid-19?”

Where is God during Covid-19?


The sun is reluctant and grumpy, as it gets out of bed these mornings. It knows it has to get up at some stage, but wants to stay put for a little longer. I … Read the rest

08Oct 08 October, 2020. Thursday of Week 27

Jesus acknowledges the basic goodness and generosity of parents. So how much more will the heavenly Father give the Holy Spirit to those who ask. For the Gospel writers, and for St Luke in particular, the Holy Spirit is the highest gift God can give us...