12Nov Chris McDonnell on Forgiveness and the American Presidency

A time to be reconciled

Chris McDonnell 

Catholic Times

One of the central tenets of our Christian faith is forgiveness. Time and again in the Gospel narratives parables revolve round the issue of being forgiven. Even from the Cross, we … Read the rest

12Nov ‘We Remember Maynooth” – online book launch, registration required.

Maynooth University in conjunction with Messenger Publications invites you to register for the



We Remember Maynooth:

A College Across Four Centuries

Edited by Salvador Ryan and John-Paul Sheridan

7:30pm, Tuesday 17 November 2020 

To mark its … Read the rest

12Nov Occasional Correspondence: Priest and social media; Priests Retreats

The following are two recent emails received and shared here in good faith. The first relates to the recent press coverage of negative comments on social media following streaming Masses. The second provides a series of links to online supports Read the rest

12Nov 12 November, 2020. Thursday of Week 32

12 November, 2020. Thursday of Week 32

St Josaphat, bishop and martyr (Memorial)

1st Reading: Philemon verses 7-20

Philemon must welcome back his runaway slave, Onesimus

I have received much joy and encouragement from your love, because the hearts of … Read the rest