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The young Catholics who ‘joyfully embrace’ Church teaching

Sarah Mac Donald reports in The Tablet: Link to article: https://www.thetablet.co.uk/news/15745/the-young-catholics-who-joyfully-embrace-church-teaching?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Tablet%20weekly%2009%20August%202022&utm_content=Tablet%20weekly%2009%20August%202022+CID_891f7016e216d0522b07a09deea37e53&utm_source=SxTabNews_v1&utm_term=Sarah%20Mac%20Donald%20reports Concerns have been “the acceleration of Catholics leaving the Church with young people being driven out in droves”. The…

Bishop Fintan Gavin publishes pastoral letter transforming parishes in Cork & Ross into mission-centred faith communities

Putting out into deep waters (Lk 5:4) Transforming parishes together into mission-centred faith communities – A pastoral letter from Bishop Fintan Gavin for the faithful of the Diocese of Cork and Ross See…

Rite & Reason: Is old ‘pay, pray and obey’ model of Catholic Church on way out?

Ursula Halligan, writing in the Irish Times: https://www.irishtimes.com/opinion/2022/08/01/ritereason-is-old-pay-pray-and-obey-model-of-catholic-church-on-way-out/ Retreat to defensive, territorial and fearful approach to global synodal process must be resisted Ursula Halligan; Rite & Reason; The Irish Times; 1…

Archbishop Eamon Martin: “Our Synodal Pathway – Stepping Forward In Communion”

From the Irish Catholic Bishops Conference website: https://www.catholicbishops.ie/2022/07/23/archbishop-eamon-martin-our-synodal-pathway-stepping-forward-in-communion/ Homily at the annual Mass and investiture of the Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem in Saint Patrick’s College Chapel,…

Séamus Ahearne: ‘The smells of ordinariness, were new on the night drive through France: Rain and hay and wood on the air; made warm draughts, in the open car.’ (Seamus Heaney-Night Drive).

Boris (1) The politics of the UK intrigues me. I can’t quite grasp how the sober, staid, stolid British electorate could elect a Boris. I know his flamboyance is attractive….

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