27Oct ACP AGM Wed 28 Oct 2.00pm – Zoom meeting passcode

The ACP Leadership Team

Cordially invites you

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Wed Oct 28th @ 2.00pm

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26Oct ‘In the Breaking of Bread’ – Chris McDonnell’s ‘Catholic Times’ column

In the breaking of bread

Chris McDonnell 

At the beginning of this momentous year, I compared the date with the phrase ‘20/20 Vision’, not realizing just how out of focus the year was to become. Now, as we experience …

25Oct ‘Confessional Box now a relic of an old Ireland’ – Brendan Hoban’s weekly Western People column

Confessional Box now a relic of an old Ireland                 

Western People 20.10.2020

When I was appointed a curate in Keenagh in Crossmolina parish in 1973, I inherited from my predecessor, Fr Mark Diamond, a church-area and a people for whom …

22Oct America Magazine: Explainer: What Pope Francis actually said about civil unions—and why it matters

America Magazine Editor’s note: This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

In a new documentary that premiered in Rome yesterday, Pope Francis appeared to endorse civil unions for same-sex couples for the first time as pope.

As portrayed …

22Oct ACP AGM via Zoom Wed Oct 28th @ 2.00pm

From the comfort of your own home or office

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Annual General Meeting of the ACP

via Zoom on

Wed Oct 28th 2020 @ 2.00pm

Agenda, running order and Zoom code to follow.

All welcome


22Oct Angela Hanley’s review of ‘Women’s Ordination in the Catholic Church’ by John O’Brien


by John O’Brien

(Eugene, OR: Cascade Books, an imprint of Wipf and Stock Publishers, 2019)

by Angela Hanley

My first reaction to such a title was “do we really need yet another book on …

22Oct Séamus Ahearne is reaching for the stars! Indi speaks about Fungi…

‘Catch a falling star and put it in your pocket.’

The Fall:

The leaves. The colour. The deep pile carpet. The Fall. Words can be such a distraction. They can tempt us, tease us and even taunt us. The Fall? …

22Oct Audio: Tony Flannery’s Book Launch

This is the audio of the book launch by Prof Tom O’Loughlin of Tony Flannery’s new book ‘From the Outside.’ The launch took place via Zoom on Wed 21st Oct 2020.

Gerry O’Connor CSsR and ACP Leadership Team hosted proceedings …

22Oct Review of Tony Flannery’s book ‘From the Outside’ by Brendan Hoban

From the Outside

Brendan Hoban

Many years ago, at an inter-church meeting, a Protestant minister who later became a great friend asked me the question: ‘Can you tell me this? Is it true that Catholics believe there are four persons …

18Oct Tony Flannery’s new book ‘From the Outside’ – Zoom Launch Wed 21st Oct @ 7.30pm


From the Outside

by Tony Flannery

Zoom Book Launch


Wednesday 21st October 2020 @ 7.30pm


Emeritus Professor Tom O’Loughlin

University of Nottingham

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