29Oct Séamus Ahearne: Sceptre and crown must tumble down…

New World In The Morning 

(Roger Whitaker)

 The Dying Swan (ballet)!

It happened a week ago. The Spire of the Annunciation Church in Finglas West, Dublin, came down. We saw the barricades surround the church over recent weeks. The great … Read the rest

29Oct Presider’s Page for 31 October (31st Sunday in Ordinary Time)

What is asked of us is simple - to love God and our neighbour. But our love also extends to our common home, as all eyes are on Glasgow, where the UN Climate Change Conference begins in Glasgow this Sunday — that Planet Earth may be spared from destruction.

29Oct Tony Flannery: Can the National Synod of the Irish Church be a Success?

Thoughts on the Synodal Pathway by Tony Flannery, CSsR 

Taken from Tony Flannery’s Blog:


Synods and synodality are very much in the news in Catholic Church circles at the moment. It seems to me that initiating a Synodal process … Read the rest

29Oct Friday, October 29, 2021. Week 30 in Ordinary Time

Just then, in front of him, there was a man who had dropsy. And Jesus asked the lawyers and Pharisees, "Is it lawful to cure people on the Sabbath, or not?" But they were silent. So Jesus took him and healed him, and sent him away.