02Nov Presider’s Page for Tuesday 2 November (All Souls Day)

On All Saints Day and today, we remember all the dead, those in heaven and those still be on the way there: God alone knows where each soul is. Today we pray for all souls, for the faithful departed still on the journey to their heavenly home.

02Nov New book: Ten Commandments for Church Reform: Memoir of a Catholic Priest John Wijngaards,

Ten Commandments for Church Reform: Memoir of a Catholic Priest 

John Wijngaards, Acadian House, September 2021

Dr John Wijngaards, an 86 year Catholic priest and renowned theologian, is launching his memoir and “Ten Commandments” for church reform just as Read the rest

02Nov ROOT & BRANCH SYNOD UPDATE…

ROOT & BRANCH
inclusive lay-led Synod

A grassroots forum for those working for
an inclusive, just & welcoming Church.

YOU’RE WARMLY INVITED TO OUR

OPEN FORUM

EUROPE & AMERICAS
Sunday 14th November,
16.00 – 17.30 GMT
17.00 CET     11.00 EDT    

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02Nov THOUGHTS ON PURGATORY – FOR THE FEAST OF ALL SOULS

Michael Maginn writes:

Leaving aside much of the dramatic, colourful and unhelpful imagery that has come down to us concerning Purgatory, the essential teaching rings true:

our sense of incompleteness, not least at the time of death;

our sense of … Read the rest

02Nov Tuesday, November 2 2021. The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed


"Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me; for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light."