03Jan Presider’s Page for 3 January (Second Sunday of Christmas)

Opening Comment
We gather to celebrate the first Sunday of 2021, moving with gratitude into a new year of God’s grace. We thank God for the vaccines developed to protect humanity and ask for God’s continuing care and protection until … Read the rest

03Jan Statement from Tony Flannery

Press Statement from Tony Flannery

3rd January 2021


In the last while two senior members of the Catholic Church have made statements about the position of women in the Church, and specifically about women’s ordination.

Bishop Batzing, the … Read the rest

03Jan Seán McDonagh – Making Peace With Nature

Seán MacDonagh’s article from The Tablet 30 Dec 2020:

The year ahead: the environment

“Humanity is waging war on nature. This is suicidal. Nature always strikes back – and it is already doing so with growing force and fury.” The

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03Jan 3 January – 2nd Sunday after Christmas

This Word became flesh to make the Eternal Father known to all of us. He came to let us know the Father. Indeed, he is God’s personal message to us. How can we know the Father? Through Jesus who is “the way, the truth and the life.” He is our surest way to the Father.