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January 21, 2021 Thursday, Week 2 in Ordinary Time


We too come to the Lord with the greatest urgency when we are struggling, when we are in some kind of distress. Like the crowds in the gospel, we reach out to touch the Lord in our brokenness, recognising him as the source of healing and life. The Lord is as available to us as he was to the crowds of Galilee.



20Jan The Hook of Faith: Pre-Lenten conferences for priests…

The Hook of Faith: Pre-Lenten conferences for priests…

January 20th, 2021

‘The Hook of Faith’ is a series of nine conferences for priests

that explores priestly identity and mission in the Irish Church today.

 

Link for further details or to sign up:

https://www.thehookoffaith.com/single-post/a-time-for-priests-1

 

This is the link to the …

20Jan We Are Church Zoom presentation: Fr John O’Brien on Women’s Ordination

We Are Church Zoom presentation: Fr John O’Brien on Women’s Ordination

January 20th, 2021

John O’Brien

Women’s Ordination

Followed by Q & A  

7.30 – 9.00pm Tuesday 2nd of February 2021

Online ZOOM event

 

 

Professor John O’Brien

Fr John O’Brien is a Spiritan priest who worked for 30 years in Pakistan. He is …

19Jan Brendan Hoban on the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes

Brendan Hoban on the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes

January 19th, 2021
Last Sunday morning on Faith Alive on Midwest Radio, Fr Brendan Hoban presented the findings of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes. 
His analysis, in conversation with Monica Morley, includes an assessment of what happened, why

17Jan Chris McDonnell’s Catholic Times column

Chris McDonnell’s Catholic Times column

January 17th, 2021

In the beginning was the Word

Chris McDonnell CT January 15th 2021

Take a drive through any town or city and you will find yourself swimming in a sea of words. Instructions telling you what to do, directions telling …

15Jan ACP Statement on Mother and Baby Homes Report

ACP Statement on Mother and Baby Homes Report

January 15th, 2021

Association of Catholic Priests

statement on the

Commission of Investigation’s Report on

Mother and Baby Homes

Friday 15th January 2021

The Association of Catholic Priests would like to associate itself with the various expressions of sorrow and regret from …

15Jan Séamus Ahearne: Thoughts on The Report, Alternative Liturgies, Mr Trump and Indi…

Séamus Ahearne: Thoughts on The Report, Alternative Liturgies, Mr Trump and Indi…

January 15th, 2021

More fidgety fingers on the keyboard

Outdoor entertainment:

The starlings come to Church when no-one else could. They joined the Choir or rather they are the Choir. They like the trees at the Church. I went to the Tolka. It …

14Jan A Conversation on Women Religious – Women Deacons, with Phyllis Zagano

A Conversation on Women Religious – Women Deacons, with Phyllis Zagano

January 14th, 2021

Dr. Zagano examines the questions most often raised by women religious about the possibility of women religious being ordained as deacons or of women deacons joining religious life.

Friday Feb. 12 at 8.00pm Irish time

(3 p.m. Eastern, | 2

14Jan Brendan Hoban: Ordaining women priests back on the agenda     

Brendan Hoban: Ordaining women priests back on the agenda     

January 14th, 2021

Ordaining women priests back on the agenda     

Western People 12.01.21

We live in strange times. What seems like just a few years ago Bishops Christy Jones and Brendan Comiskey were rapped on the knuckles by Rome for suggesting that the …

12Jan Tues 12 Jan 2021: Final Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes is published.

Tues 12 Jan 2021: Final Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes is published.

January 12th, 2021

The Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes and certain related matters was established by the Irish Government in February 2015 to provide a full account of what happened to vulnerable women and children in Mother and Baby Homes …

12Jan Pope Francis: Ministries of lector and acolyte to be open to women

Pope Francis: Ministries of lector and acolyte to be open to women

January 12th, 2021
Pope Francis changes the Code of Canon Law to institutionalise what is already allowed in practice: the access of lay women to the service of the Word and the Altar. The Pope explains his decision in a letter to Cardinal



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