17Nov Congregations find their own voices with Liturgy of the Hours revisions

From globalsistersreport.org

In women’s religious congregations and communities across the U.S., members join in the Liturgy of the Hours, described as the daily prayer of the church. But while the practice may be universal, the prayers are not all the … Read the rest

17Nov Turfing out fossil fuels – ‘Laudato sí’ five years on…and a conversion story

The Church’s commitment to clean energy finds

its roots in its tradition of Catholic Social Teaching. 

Global efforts to promote divestment from fossil fuels expanded further as 47 faith institutions announced their divestment from fossil fuels on Monday, in the … Read the rest

17Nov Final Reminder – ‘We Remember Maynooth’ online book launch this evening…

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

17Nov 17 November, 2020. Tuesday of Week 33

17 November, 2020. Tuesday of Week 33

St Elizabeth of Hungary, religious (Memorial)

1st Reading: Revelation 3:1-6, 14-22

Those who are lukewarm will be spat out

I, John, heard the Lord say to me, “To the angel of the church … Read the rest

17Nov Indi and Facebook Mass as Seamus Ahearne scans the week of news, sport and reports…

Spot the Talent

Walking and Talking:

I am shunned. The herons are lazy and stay in bed. The swans hide. There are no squawking ducks. The trees only whisper and aren’t in the humour for chatting. The sliver of a … Read the rest