A new movement in Belgium: Click to read
Tony Flannery gives his thoughts on the election campaign.
“please, whoever is elected, put your personal ambitions to one side, and don’t think only of your local area, but rather of the good of the country as a whole, and give us a government that will, in so far as it is possible, govern with wisdom and discernment, and for the good of all the people. And most of all, stop shouting at each other, and try to listen instead!.”
Chris McDonnell writing recently in the Catholic Times suggests that a rethink of ‘vocation’ is needed but that there will only be a response to the current crisis when ‘a realistic connection is made with contemporary needs.’
Thu, 17/11/2011 – 22:28 The anti-Rome tendencies of some in the Association of Catholic Priests (ACP) is not to my taste and I believe that Association would be more acceptable…
Peter McVerry imagines a parish where everyone’s needs are met, in which everyone felt loved and valued and respected, no-one was marginalised or made to feel unwanted, where everyone’s views were listened to with respect and discussed in love and tolerance: the Kingdom of God on earth
Mid West Radio’s Faith Alive programme, presented by Monica Morley and Brendan Hoban, carried an item about our recent AGM.
Also, an Audio recording of our AGM is available from Eist Audio Productions
Attached are two submissions to the Synod.
One from ACI and the second from AUSCP.
The Association of Catholics in Ireland have provided a lengthy document and the AUSCP have provide a summary of what they say “U.S. priests with decades of family ministry have presented to the Vatican office for the Synod of Bishops on the family. The survey results, with responses from almost 600 U.S. priests, were presented today (April 10) to Msgr. John Abbruzzese of the Synod office”.