Colm Holmes from We Are Church has forwarded the following link from The Sydney Morning Herald. It refers to a new book, The Altar Boys by investigative reporter Suzanne Smith, which contains details of Fr Glen Walsh, a Crown witness in the case against Adelaide Archbishop Philip Wilson who was accused of failing to report abuse allegations to police. In 2016 Fr Walsh “was mysteriously summoned to the Vatican before he was due to testify and allegedly quizzed by the Pope about what he was planning to say in court.”
SONGS AT MASS: Christ Be Beside Me; Spirit of the living God; Ag Críost an Síol ; Bring Flowers of the Rarest… Opening CommentThe Ascension of Jesus will be celebrated…
The Sunday reading from Ecclesiastes inspires Seamus Ahearne to reflect on current issues.
Eir will be introducing a charge of €5.99 per month to avail of the email service eircom.net
Many priests and parishes who still use eircom.net as an email address will need to move to another provider or face high charges for an email service that is available free elsewhere.
Following several requests for the Synod feature at the ACP AGM 2021… Click on the link to hear Kieran O’Mahony, followed by Peter McLoughlin and Patricia Melvin (Killala Diocese). Gerry…
Vatican Radio announces that Pope Francis has appointed a commission that ‘could study the question” of the diaconate of women, “especially with regard to the first ages of the Church.” ‘
Interestingly for a Vatican body the commission is gender balanced.
Looking backward::Going forward Loose words: Torrents of words have spewed out from the keyboard over the past 15 months. Everyone must be drenched. It was effluent from my fingers and…