07May Irish Times: ‘A possible disaster’: Catholic Church reckons with declining interest post-pandemic…

In the Irish Times, Patsy McGarry reports on the Bishop of Clonfert, Michael Duignan’s recent pastoral reflection on the what might lie ahead for the church. He also cites the financial challenges facing the Archbishop of Dublin, Dermot Farrell.

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07May May 7 2021 Friday of the Fifth Week of Easter

You did not choose me but I chose you. And I appointed you to go and bear fruit, fruit that will last, so that the Father will give you whatever you ask him in my name. I am giving you these commands so that you may love one another."