‘No other profession would ask people to work beyond 75’: Parish priests under ever-increasing workload as vocations drop

Sarah Mac Donald – Irish Independent The declining fortunes of the Catholic Church in Ireland is making itself felt on its overworked and stretched priests, many of whom are working…

Presider’s Page for 19 November (Ordinary Time 33)

The beginning of the Advent season is coming closer, and the Liturgy invites us to look further into the future, towards the end of time, to be ready when the Day of the Lord comes. Today’s gathering will help us on our way, by teaching us how to live and giving us food for the journey.
• Today has been designated by Pope Francis as the first-ever “WORLD DAY OF THE POOR”

Pope issues document on Trans People – they can be baptised, as long as there is no ‘scandal’ or confusion; become Godparents and marriage witnesses…

The statement from the Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith (DDF) is below, followed by links to RTÉ and BBC coverage of the story. 1On July 14, 2023, this…

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