14Mar A Welcome Interruption – ‘Church, Interrupted’…by John Cornwell – a review

Austen Ivereigh writes in the Commonweal Magazine:

Every new book on the Francis pontificate has the advantage of being more up-to-date than its predecessors, and John Cornwell manages to squeeze in the Amazon synod and even “Francis in the Time … Read the rest

14Mar Presider’s Page for 14 March (Fourth Sunday of Lent – “Laetare”)

This Sunday we come to the midpoint of Lent. The season is half over, and the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus is nearer to us. On this midway Sunday, it is traditional to honour mothers, praying for those still with us and remembering those who have died.

14Mar Mother’s Day Poem by Katherine Tynan – Any Woman

Any Woman

by Katherine Tynan

I am the pillars of the house;
The keystone of the arch am I.
Take me away, and roof and wall
Would fall to ruin me utterly.

I am the fire upon the hearth,

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14Mar Donal Dorr: Exploring Participative Eucharistic Celebrations on Zoom…



Donal Dorr [Started 2 March ‘21]

         I am an eight-five-year-old missionary priest living in Dublin as a member of a community of nine semi-retired elderly colleagues. We gather every morning to celebrate our community Eucharist, led in turn … Read the rest

14Mar March 14, 2021. Fourth Sunday of Lent

And this is the judgment, that the light has come into the world, and people loved darkness rather than light because their deeds were evil. For all who do evil hate the light and do not come to the light, so that their deeds may not be exposed. But those who do what is true come to the light, so that it may be clearly seen that their deeds have been done in God."