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28 January 2022. Friday of Week Three in Ordinary Time

28 January 2022. Friday of Week Three in Ordinary Time

St. Thomas Aquinas,  (Memorial)

1st Reading: 2 Samuel 11:1-10, 13-17

David’s adultery and his executive murder of Uriah

In the spring of the year, the time when kings go out

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09Jan Bishop Francis Duffy installed as new Archbishop of Tuam today

Bishop Francis Duffy installed as new Archbishop of Tuam today

January 9th, 2022

Homily for Mass for the Installation of Archbishop-elect Francis Duffy as Archbishop of Tuam

  • The Synodal Pathway presents a way of being Church and of living out our baptism. It is not an instant solution.  We have to remember it
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08Jan Irish Examiner: 20% of clergy have died in three years

Irish Examiner: 20% of clergy have died in three years

January 8th, 2022

Neil Michael reports in the Irish Examiner:

More than 21% of Ireland’s entire population of parish priests and brothers — both serving and retired — have died in just three years.

The Association of Catholic Priests says that parishes … Read the rest

06Jan Séamus Ahearne: The Challenge of Epiphany

Séamus Ahearne: The Challenge of Epiphany

January 6th, 2022

THE CHALLENGE  OF THE EPIPHANY

PIONEERS:

It is a wonderful feast. It has to be properly celebrated. The virulent temptation is to get lost in a cosmetic celebration of the Epiphany. It cannot be about sentimentality. We can so easily … Read the rest

06Jan Presider’s Page for Thursday 6 January (Epiphany / “Nollaig na mBan”)

Presider’s Page for Thursday 6 January (Epiphany / “Nollaig na mBan”)

January 6th, 2022

On this feast of the Epiphany we celebrate the revelation of who Christ is. The visit of the Magi from foreign lands reminds us that Jesus came as the Saviour of all nations, including ours. We worship God who wants all people to be saved.

06Jan Celebrating Nollaig na mBan

Celebrating Nollaig na mBan

January 6th, 2022

From RTÉ:

The twelfth and final day of Christmas, January 6, was known in Ireland as Nollaig na mBan or Women’s Christmas or Little Christmas. As a reward for their hard work over the Christmas season, it was a day … Read the rest

06Jan An invitation from ALPHA…

An invitation from ALPHA…

January 6th, 2022
Alpha Ireland is excited to be starting the new year with intention. We want to support Catholic parishes in building disciples in 2022. Join us as we embark on REFOCUS – a 6 month digital discipleship journey that helps set
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04Jan Tim Hazelwood: A New Year Pastoral Reflection…

Tim Hazelwood: A New Year Pastoral Reflection…

January 4th, 2022

A New Year Pastoral Reflection…

It is book of the year time once again. Covid 19 afforded us plenty of time for picking up a book and there were some for serious recognition. I know that I will be accused … Read the rest

02Jan Vatican lists 22 Catholic missionaries killed in 2021

Vatican lists 22 Catholic missionaries killed in 2021

January 2nd, 2022

Vatican lists 22 Catholic missionaries killed in 2021

The Vatican’s Fides News Agency releases its annual list of Catholic missionaries who died a violent death in 2021, with the majority bearing witness to their faith on the African continent.

By

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31Dec 2021-2022 – Give Thanks and Live In Hope

2021-2022 – Give Thanks and Live In Hope

December 31st, 2021

Give Thanks and Live In Hope

God of the Seasons, and lover of the ages, master of the moment,
You are beyond time yet within all time.
We return to you what you have given to us –
the moments, … Read the rest

30Dec Séamus Ahearne: ‘Hope is being able to see there is light despite the darkness.’ (Desmond Tutu)

Séamus Ahearne: ‘Hope is being able to see there is light despite the darkness.’ (Desmond Tutu)

December 30th, 2021

‘Hope is being able to see there is light despite the darkness.’

(Desmond Tutu)

 

Charlie as a visionary!

Charvet shirts and Le Coq Hardi food are mentioned in dispatches following the publication of those 30 year government papers. There … Read the rest