02Jan ACP statement on RTÉ’s New Year’s Eve programme

Association of Catholic Priests

statement on

RTÉ’s New Year’s Eve Programme 

Saturday 2nd January 2021

  

The ACP, on behalf of its member and Christians of all denominations, would like to express dismay at the decision of RTÉ to televise

02Jan 2nd January – Ss Basil the Great and Gregory Nazianzen, bishops and doctors of the Church

The question put to John the Baptist, “Who are you, then?” is one of the most challenging of all questions to answer. For people of Christian faith, the answer to this existential question will be influenced by our relationship with Jesus, because that relationship affects us at our very core. Saint Paul is the great example of this immersion in Christ. If asked, “Who are you, then?” he might answer in the words he wrote in Galatians, “it is no longer I who live but Christ who lives in me.” His identity had become a Christ-stamped identity.




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