24Oct Presider’s Page for Mission Sunday, 24 October (30th Sunday in Ordinary Time)

This year’s Mission Sunday theme suggests that "We cannot remain silent". Those were the brave words of St Peter and St John in the Acts of the Apostles, when even in the face of persecution, they insisted: "We cannot but speak about what we have seen and heard" (Acts 4:20). We pray to have their courage in our country, today.
In this Sunday's Mass, we come to God, who gives the blind new sight.

24Oct Brendan Hoban on Anti-vaxxers…

It’s time we stood up to the anti-vaxxers.                  

Western People 19.10.2021

What, I wonder, will be the response to Ireland’s latest footballing star, Callum Robinson, scoring five goals for Ireland in just two international appearances, after 18 matches with just … Read the rest

24Oct Sunday October 24, 2021. Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

So throwing off his cloak, he sprang up and came to Jesus. Then Jesus said to him, "What do you want me to do for you?" The blind man said to him, "My teacher, let me see again." Jesus said to him, "Go; your faith has made you well."