01Jul Baptisms, First Holy Communions and Confirmations all postponed! Confusion and frustration abound!

The Parish Priest of Knock, Fr Richard Gibbons, spoke with Midwest Radio about the confusion and frustration over the Government’s announcement to postpone Baptisms, First Holy Communions and Confirmations.

There is great confusion and some frustration among priests and families Read the rest

01Jul Bishop Vincent Long (Australia): “My hope for the Plenary Council”.

CatholicOutlook.org reports:

Bishop Vincent Long gave the annual Helder Camara address at Newman College, the University of Melbourne, last night, June 30, 2021.

“…The future of the Church, like the New Jerusalem that the exilic prophets often speak of, will Read the rest

01Jul July 1, 2021. Thursday of Week 13 in Ordinary Time

Then some of the scribes said to themselves, "This man is blaspheming." But Jesus, perceiving their thoughts, said, "Why do you think evil in your hearts? For which is easier, to say, 'Your sins are forgiven,' or to say, 'Stand up and walk'? But so that you may know that the Son of Man has authority on earth to forgive sins", he then said to the paralytic, "Stand up, take your bed and go to your home."