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19 October, 2020. Monday of Week 29

19 October, 2020. Monday of Week 29

Ss John Brébeuf, Isaac Jogues, priests, and Companions, martyrs (Opt. Mem.); St Paul of the Cross, priest (Opt. Mem.)

1st Reading: Ephesians 2:1-10

We are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus

You were …



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

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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 …

14Oct Séamus Ahearne ponders on ‘mission’ while Indi allows us a glimpse of her listening to radio!

Séamus Ahearne ponders on ‘mission’ while Indi allows us a glimpse of her listening to radio!

October 14th, 2020

Our Mission Today

A sliver of moon:

These mornings, a sliver of a moon stares at me. Thoughts of the ‘hammer and sickle’ come to mind. (The solidarity aspect rather than any other). However, this sickle slices away at the …

13Oct Was the bishops’ intervention wise? asks Brendan Hoban in his weekly Western People column    

Was the bishops’ intervention wise? asks Brendan Hoban in his weekly Western People column    

October 13th, 2020

Was the bishops’ intervention wise?                              

Western People 13.10.2020

During the Great Famine (1945-52) much play was made of the slogan ‘Property should support poverty’. In other words, landlords (the property class) from the rent they received on their lands were …

12Oct ‘The Confessors’ on RTÉ 1 Mon 12th Oct

‘The Confessors’ on RTÉ 1 Mon 12th Oct

October 12th, 2020
Cover

The Confessors

Documentary that speaks to a selection of Irish priests, urban, rural and chaplains discuss the sins they’ve heard that have impacted and stayed with them. They also discuss why they have stayed within the church.

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12Oct The Irish Times view on churches in the pandemic: taking a toll on the faithful

The Irish Times view on churches in the pandemic: taking a toll on the faithful

October 12th, 2020

The crisis is hitting the churches hard, but it would be difficult to justify an exemption from restrictions for places of worship…

Ireland’s four Catholic Archbishops made an unrealistic request in asking Taoiseach Micheál Martin to allow them special arrangements …

12Oct Audio for Zoom on German Church by Fr Bernd Hagenkord SJ, with (rough) transcript

Audio for Zoom on German Church by Fr Bernd Hagenkord SJ, with (rough) transcript

October 12th, 2020

Fr Bernd Hagenkord SJ – ACP Zoom presentation Tues 6 Oct 2020

What can the Irish Church learn from Germany?

The introduction was by host Gerry O’Connor CSsR, ACP Leadership Team, who shared John O’Donohue’s beautiful meditation poem ‘For Courage.’ 

11Oct Gerry O’Hanlon SJ speaking about ‘Fratelli Tutti’ on Midwest Radio’s ‘Faith Alive’ programme

Gerry O’Hanlon SJ speaking about ‘Fratelli Tutti’ on Midwest Radio’s ‘Faith Alive’ programme

October 11th, 2020

Gerry O Hanlon SJ speaking on Fratelli Tutti on Midwest Radio’s Faith Alive programme on Sun Oct 11th 2020 with Monica Morley and Brendan Hoban.

“It’s a nice insight into it and he critiques it well….!”

 

 

10Oct Margaret MacCurtain obituary: Pioneering historian and campaigner

Margaret MacCurtain obituary: Pioneering historian and campaigner

October 10th, 2020

From the Irish Times:

President leads tributes to nun, educator, feminist and human-rights activist.

Margaret MacCurtain

May 17th, 1929-October 5th, 2020

The distinguished historian, educator, feminist and human-rights activist, Dr Margaret MacCurtain OP, has died aged 91. Her research into …




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