Today's Homily Resource

26 June, 2017. Monday of Week 12

26 June, 2017. Monday of Week 12



25Jun ACP Regional Meeting: Wellbeing of priests: Cashel & Emly, Killaloe and Limerick

ACP Regional Meeting: Wellbeing of priests: Cashel & Emly, Killaloe and Limerick

June 25th, 2017

A report on the ACP Regional Meeting concerning the Wellbeing of priests for Cashel & Emly, Killaloe and Limerick dioceses.

20Jun Cometh the hour, cometh the bishops

Cometh the hour, cometh the bishops

June 20th, 2017

Brendan Hoban writing in his column for the Western People says that because 'the history of the Church is about swings and roundabouts, tides ebbing and flowing .... bishops often find themselves out of sync with the pope of the day, and beached like great whales, because the tide that brought them in has gone out again.'

20Jun Pope honors ‘rebel’ priests censured for commitment to poor

Pope honors ‘rebel’ priests censured for commitment to poor

June 20th, 2017

The Miami Herald reports that Pope Francis made a pilgrimage to northern Italy on Tuesday to honour two 20th-century parish priests whose commitment to the poor and powerless brought them censure from the Vatican. Francis "delivered a lengthy tribute to the priest, quoting Mazzolari's writings about the need for the church to accompany its flock that Francis himself could have penned."
The account from Vatican Radio has a slightly different emphasis.
The censured of today are the heroes of tomorrow!

16Jun DeaconChat

DeaconChat

June 16th, 2017

An interesting initiative called "DeaconChat'  has been launched by the Association of U.S. Catholic Priests, FutureChurch, and Voice of the Faithful.

11Jun “Banging on about God”

“Banging on about God”

June 11th, 2017

Brian Fahy shares some thoughts provoked by his memories of his mother's parish in Mayo. "The Church (in Bangor) is dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus .... My own little church in Lancashire, where I grew up and went to mass is also dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, so I was very pleased to discover that my mother’s place of worship carried the same name and the same message of love."

08Jun A Letter to Brendan Hoban

A Letter to Brendan Hoban

June 8th, 2017

Dominic Meehan wrote in the June edition of 'The Furrow' in response to Brendan Hoban's talk at the AGM of the Association of Catholic Priests. (‘A Lost Tribe’. Brendan Hoban, The Furrow February 2017)
Our thanks to the editor of 'The Furrow' for permission to republish Dominick's letter.

01Jun Church teaching and the knowledge and understanding of modernity

Church teaching and the knowledge and understanding of modernity

June 1st, 2017

Belgian Jesuit, Roger Lenaers in his books looks at the relationship between Church teaching and the knowledge and understanding of modernity.

31May ‘God is Still Smiling’; a seaside meditation

‘God is Still Smiling’; a seaside meditation

May 31st, 2017

Seamus Ahearne offers an early morning seaside meditation for consideration and reflection.
"Why have I been always so thrilled with the liveliness of the world of God around me? Why has it been such a happy place? Why is 'my church' so privileged and so astonishing? Twenty years in Finglas today and and still amazed and delighted daily at the revelations of God among us. A very happy God - indeed the God of surprises."

31May The New National Maternity Hospital and The Religious Sisters of Charity

The New National Maternity Hospital and The Religious Sisters of Charity

May 31st, 2017

The Religious Sisters of Charity have decided to end their involvement in Saint Vincent’s Healthcare Group and to have no further involvement in the New National Maternity Hospital.
In the light of the discussion that has gone on about this subject the statement from the Sisters of Charity is carried here in full.

30May Reforming the Catholic Church- Speaking Notes, Gerry O’Hanlon sj

Reforming the Catholic Church- Speaking Notes, Gerry O’Hanlon sj

May 30th, 2017

Gerry O’Hanlon, sj has very kindly given us his speaking notes from his recent talk “Reforming the Catholic Church” in the Jesuit Conference Centre, Milltown
Park,, for 'We are Church Ireland'.




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