08Dec Abortion legislation review underway by the Oireachtas Health Committee

The Oireachtas Health Committee is hosting a  review into abortion legislation. It will hear from ‘service users, providers and the public.’

An independent chair is expected to be appointed in the next few months to lead the review.

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08Dec Joe Mulvaney: Dangerous Synodal Process?

Dangerous Synodal Process?

Some commentators see very serious dangers in the upcoming synodal process. They distrusts the wisdom of majority voting in the synodal process and appear to believe that the Holy Spirit is limited to speaking through Popes or … Read the rest

08Dec Church Without Clergy by Dr Harald Prinz

Church without clergyDr Harald Prinz

From WE ARE CHURCH Austrian newspaper, translated by Colm Holmes 

There are situations in which history overtakes itself and developments unfold a dynamic that was hardly conceivable a short time ago. This is shown … Read the rest

08Dec Towards a Synodal Church sessions follow-up Zoom

Synodal Conversation

Understanding the Theology of Synodality

Tuesday 18th January 2022 @ 7.00pm

on Zoom


Companion – Rafael Luciani

Rafael is a Lay Venezuelan theologian, appointed as Expert of the Theological Commission of the General Secretariat for the Synod … Read the rest

08Dec Presider’s Page for Wednesday 8 December (Immaculate Conception of Mary, the Mother of God)

Our preparations for Christmas always include Mary, the Mother of God. Today’s feast celebrates her conception free from sin, a miracle that displays God’s power for believers. We worship God, for whom everything is posssible.

08Dec Wednesday December 8 2021. The Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Then Mary said, "Here am I, the servant of the Lord; let it be with me according to your word." Then the angel departed from her.