Today's Homily Resource

Tuesday November 30 2021. Week One in Advent

As he went from there, he saw two other brothers, James son of Zebedee and his brother John, in the boat with their father Zebedee, mending their nets, and he called them. Immediately they left the boat and their father, and followed him.



23Nov 23 Nov: Feast of St Columban – Seán McDonagh’s sermon in Bangor Abbey, Co Down

23 Nov: Feast of St Columban – Seán McDonagh’s sermon in Bangor Abbey, Co Down

November 23rd, 2021

Columban’s Day Sermon

Good evening and thank you for inviting me here to preach at this Columban service in Bangor Abbey. As a Columban missionary, it is a great privilege for me to join with you in this ecumenical celebration … Read the rest

20Nov Text of presentation by Kate Moynihan, CEO LINC on recent ACI Zoom

Text of presentation by Kate Moynihan, CEO LINC on recent ACI Zoom

November 20th, 2021

Taken from ACI website:

On the evening of the 28th October 2021, Kate Moynihan, CEO of LINC spoke on an ACI ZOOM presentation about the lived experience of the LGBTQI+ community in Ireland and the experience of LGBTQI+ Catholics.

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19Nov Seán McDonagh SSC: Reflections on COP 26 in Glasgow and the Future Challenges of Climate Change

Seán McDonagh SSC: Reflections on COP 26 in Glasgow and the Future Challenges of Climate Change

November 19th, 2021

Reflections on COP 26 in Glasgow and the Future Challenges of Climate Change

Sean McDonagh SSC

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was established by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1988.  Read the rest

17Nov Brendan Hoban’s new book- OCRAS: The Great Famine in Killala Diocese

Brendan Hoban’s new book- OCRAS: The Great Famine in Killala Diocese

November 17th, 2021

Commemorating the 175th anniversary of Black ‘47

Historians of the Great Famine have long lamented the lack of local research reflected in the paucity of regional studies and how areas well served by local historians confirmed the popular impression … Read the rest

16Nov AGM 2021 Audio + link to text of Kieran O’Mahony’s presentation.

AGM 2021 Audio + link to text of Kieran O’Mahony’s presentation.

November 16th, 2021

Posting this link again to make for easier access as people still want to listen back to it.

AGM 2021 Running Order: Chair Gerry O’Connor CSsR

00.00.01. Welcome and Opening Prayer – light a candle for deceased members

00.08.18 AGM … Read the rest

16Nov Pope Francis intends to appoint a single Bishop to the Diocese of Clonfert and the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora…

Pope Francis intends to appoint a single Bishop to the Diocese of Clonfert and the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora…

November 16th, 2021

Both the diocese of Galway and diocese of Clonfert have posted messages on their respsective websites today of the intention of Pope Francis to appoint a single Bishop to the Diocese of Clonfert and the Diocese of Galway, Kilmacduagh and … Read the rest

16Nov Séamus Ahearne in a tree-hugging Strictly Come Dancing mood with Brian Boru, Rodin and Indi!

Séamus Ahearne in a tree-hugging Strictly Come Dancing mood with Brian Boru, Rodin and Indi!

November 16th, 2021

Dance as though no one is watching.

Symphony:

‘Symphony’ by Clean Bandit, is familiar to all. The words, in the song too, are rather appropriate. Rose Ayling-Ellis was magnificent. She definitely tugged at the heart-strings. Giovanni was also rather … Read the rest

15Nov Pope Francis Sent Me a Letter. It Gives Me Hope as a Gay Catholic.

Pope Francis Sent Me a Letter. It Gives Me Hope as a Gay Catholic.

November 15th, 2021

The New York Times – Opinion Guest Essay.

Mr. O’Loughlin, a correspondent for a Catholic news organization, is the author of “Hidden Mercy: AIDS, Catholics, and the Untold Stories of Compassion in the Face of the Fear,”

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15Nov ACI Zoom: Being Catholic in Contemporary Ireland with Tom Inglis 25th Nov @ 8.00pm

ACI Zoom: Being Catholic in Contemporary Ireland with Tom Inglis 25th Nov @ 8.00pm

November 15th, 2021

 

Being Catholic
in Contemporary Ireland

Tom Inglis to Zoom for ACI

November 25th, 2021, at 8.00 p.m.

“The majority of Irish people see and understand themselves as Catholics. Being Catholic is embedded in school, community and family life. And Read the rest

15Nov AMRI Zoom on the Synod: Tuesday 16 Nov 7.00-9.00pm

AMRI Zoom on the Synod: Tuesday 16 Nov 7.00-9.00pm

November 15th, 2021

The Association of Leaders of Missionaries and Religious of Ireland (AMRI) represents and promotes active collaboration between Religious Institutes, Societies of Apostolic Life and Lay Missionary Organisations.​ It seeks to respond to existing and emerging realities both in Ireland and … Read the rest