13Apr Symposium on the theology of priesthood 17 – 19 February 2022

Cardinal Ouellet highlights importance of theological reflection on priesthood


12Apr Brian Eyre asks: Who Am I?

WHO  AM  I ?

I am a catholic priest who has also received the sacrament of matrimony. I am not an ex-priest.

Since getting married I have continued to do evangelisation with Basic Christian Community groups, with prayer groups and … Read the rest

11Apr Pádraig McCarthy – An Easter Reflection: Descent of Christ to the Dead

ACP member and Dublin priest Pádraig McCarthy writes:

Now that our second Covid Easter week has launched, I’d like to suggest an inspiring reflection on the spirituality and significance of Easter.

It’s a Holy Saturday reflection from our parish of … Read the rest

11Apr Synodality – Have Your Say! Closing date Pentecost Sunday May 23rd…

The Irish Bishops are inviting submissions on the Synodality Pathway.

It’s an important opportunity and even though many may feel we’ve been here before, Jesuit Gerry O’Hanlon spoke on Faith Alive on Midwest Radio about why this time it’s different.
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09Apr Root and Branch free Zoom presentation: Tom O’Loughlin 2.00pm Tues 13 April 2021

Root and Branch are organising a Synod in Bristol (5-12 September 2021) where Mary McAleese, Ally Kateusz, James Carroll, Ursula King, Helena Kennedy, and James Alison are some of the speakers. https://www.rootandbranchsynod.org/

Leading up to the Synod they are presenting … Read the rest

09Apr Online Workshop: The Art of Living and Dying Fri 21 May-23 May

The Art of Living and Dying: Transforming Spiritual Pain (Fri 21 May – Sun 23 May 2021)

Please join us on Friday 21 – Sunday 23 May 2021 for this online workshop, one of four stand-alone modules that combine to … Read the rest

09Apr Webinar: Synodality and Discernment – Are we Ready Fot It? – Thurs April 15th 7.30-9.00pm

Mary Immaculate College Limerick

The Department of Theology & Religious Studies presents the following lecture on:

Synodality and Discernment: Are we Ready for It?,

Date and Time: April 15th, 7.30 to 9.00 pm.

Jos Moons SJ is a Jesuit priest … Read the rest

09Apr Brendan Hoban: Catholics Demand to be Treated as Adults

Catholics demand to be treated as adults                      

Western People 6.4.2021

The news last week that the lockdown – despite a few cosmetic adjustments to ease the disappointment – would continue for some weeks has compounded the mounting frustration of many … Read the rest

08Apr Séamus Ahearne: From “Blowing in the Wind” to “The Times They Are A-Changin'”

Times They Are A-Changin’

Holy Week and Easter online:

They (the online community) sat around the Table for Holy Thursday and felt at home. They Confessed and felt blessed and absolved on Good Friday. It was definitely Confession in the … Read the rest

08Apr Irish Bishops Launch Synodal Pathway website support

The Link to the Irish Bishops Conference website on the Synodal Pathway:


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