24Nov A Priest’s Diary – new book from Brendan Hoban


A Priest’s Diary

Brendan Hoban

The word ‘diary’, used to describe these jottings, is a bit of a misnomer. Usually a diary is a private document, written for the author alone. It’s a way for writing to yourself and forRead the rest

24Nov Séamus Ahearne on his weekly musings of life…and Indi

Every day is a blessing.

The Eucharist of nature:

The day was quiet. The river was mostly a whisper with some variations. And then there was the heavy flapping of wings; the swans arrived. The grunts accompanied the flap. I … Read the rest

24Nov Women need not be priests to lead church, Francis says in new book

From Joshua J McElwee – National Catholic Reporter…

ROME — Pope Francis has strongly defended his record on naming women to positions of authority at the Vatican, saying in a new book that women do not need to be priests … Read the rest

24Nov 24 November, 2020. Tuesday of Week 34

24 November, 2020. Tuesday of Week 34

Ss Andrew Dung-Lác, priest and Companions, martyrs (Memorial)

1st Reading: Revelation 14:14-19

The grapes are thrown into the winepress of God’s wrath

Then I looked, and there was a white cloud, and seated … Read the rest