Report on a recent meeting of the Leadership of the ACP.
A meeting of the leadership of the ACP took place in the Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone on Wednesday, 17 August, 2016.
Among the items discussed were:
(1) AGM, 2016
The date for the AGM has been finalised:
Wednesday, 16 November from 2.00 to 5.00pm in the Hodson Bay, Hotel, Athlone.
It will follow the usual format: a first session on a specific issue, with a guest speaker and participation from the floor followed by a business meeting.
(2) Press releases
(3) Leadership of the ACP.
As a number of the Leadership will not serve after the coming AGM, there was a discussion on the need for new candidates.
(4) Other issues
- Our new Administrative Secretary, Liamy McNally will take up his position on 01 September.
- A letter has been sent to the bishops asking for a response to issues raised in our meeting in May with the Bishops’ Commission for the Clergy.
This meeting was held in response to our request after the 2015 for a discussion on specific topics, most of them arising from last year’s AGM.
- A meeting of the Advisory Board will take place in Hodson Bay Hotel, Athlone on 14 September at 2.00pm. Among the items to be discussed:
(a) Upcoming AGM – topic and structure
(b) Leadership of the ACP
(c) Press statements
(d) International networking