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24 October, 2020. Saturday of Week 29

24 October, 2020. Saturday of Week 29

St Anthony Claret, bishop (Opt. Mem.)

1st Reading: Ephesians 4:7-16

The church led by apostles and evangelists, to teach and unify its members

Each of us was given grace according to the measure …



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

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

October 22nd, 2020

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

ACP AGM via Zoom Wed Oct 28th @ 2.00pm

October 22nd, 2020

From the comfort of your own home or office

join us for the

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

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

October 22nd, 2020

WOMEN’S ORDINATION IN THE CATHOLIC CHURCH,

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…

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

October 22nd, 2020

‘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 Q & A with Tony Flannery online Zoom event

Q & A with Tony Flannery online Zoom event

October 22nd, 2020

Fr. Tony Flannery

From the Outside: Rethinking Church Doctrine 

Followed by Q & A

7.30 – 9.00pm Monday 2nd of November 2020

Online ZOOM event

 

Fr Tony Flannery

  • Tony Flannery (born 1947) joined the Redemptorist Order in 1964
  • He

22Oct Audio: Tony Flannery’s Book Launch

Audio: Tony Flannery’s Book Launch

October 22nd, 2020

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

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

October 22nd, 2020

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

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

October 18th, 2020

 

From the Outside

by Tony Flannery

Zoom Book Launch

on

Wednesday 21st October 2020 @ 7.30pm

by

Emeritus Professor Tom O’Loughlin

University of Nottingham

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89709892024?pwd=a2FzdVdIOUdhS2x0cWZ1cUxnVG9oUT09

Meeting ID: 897 0989 2024

Passcode: vfU6bm

        Signed copies of

16Oct Chris McDonnell’s ‘Catholic Times’ column: A Roof Tile to Wear.

Chris McDonnell’s ‘Catholic Times’ column: A Roof Tile to Wear.

October 16th, 2020

Head coverings come in many shapes and sizes, as do the terracotta tiles that roof houses. This week’s words are built round the various tiles we wear on our heads and their significant purpose.

 

A roof tile to wear

15Oct ‘Let’s not return to policing theologians ‘ – NCR editorial

‘Let’s not return to policing theologians ‘ – NCR editorial

October 15th, 2020

If fidelity oaths seem like something out of the Crusades, contemporary Catholics might be surprised to hear that the Vatican is still requiring some theologians and pastors to sign them.

The Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith has said …




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