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June 25, 2021. Friday of Week 12 in Ordinary Time


"Lord, if you choose, you can make me clean."



24Jun America Magazine: The German Synodal Way, Explained

America Magazine: The German Synodal Way, Explained

June 24th, 2021

America Magazine reports:

Some Catholics in the United States are deeply concerned about the German church’s “synodal way.” A quick YouTube search returns titles like, “What is going on in Germany!?!?!” “English Bishop WARNS Vatican ‘Stop German Bishops, We’re Heading … Read the rest

24Jun Locals to hold solidarity vigil after Ballyfermot church faced backlash for flying Pride flag

Locals to hold solidarity vigil after Ballyfermot church faced backlash for flying Pride flag

June 24th, 2021

BALLYFERMOT LOCALS ARE holding a solidarity vigil this week after a church received backlash online for flying an LGBT+ Pride flag on its grounds.

https://www.thejournal.ie/ballyfermot-church-pride-flag-response-solidarity-5472685-Jun2021/

24Jun A letter from Root & Branch…

A letter from Root & Branch…

June 24th, 2021

Dear Friend in Christ,

We at Root & Branch are emboldened by the efforts of so many individuals and groups like yours around the world with a common agenda of reforming the Catholic Church. You may not be aware of … Read the rest

24Jun Séamus Ahearne: Still learning…

Séamus Ahearne: Still learning…

June 24th, 2021

Every day is a school day

Little things matter:

Saturday was a beautiful day. I found Templeogue Cemetery after a little detour. How did I miss it? It was so obvious. The waiting family chatted and then greeted me with … Read the rest

21Jun Brendan Hoban….and Mayo football!

Brendan Hoban….and Mayo football!

June 21st, 2021

Hope springs eternal in this post-Covid era

Western People 15th June 2021

By the time you read this – if you follow Mayo football – you will know if Mayo beat Clare last Sunday and have (or haven’t) been … Read the rest

19Jun Alan Hilliard’s ‘Dipping Into Life’ online book launch Mon 21 June @ 7.00pm

Alan Hilliard’s ‘Dipping Into Life’ online book launch Mon 21 June @ 7.00pm

June 19th, 2021

The launch of Dipping Into Life

Messenger Publications invites you to join us for the

ONLINE BOOK LAUNCH

of

Dipping Into Life
40 Reflections for a Fragile Faith

By Alan Hilliard
with a foreword by Tony Bates

The loss, fear, Read the rest

19Jun USA: Bishops urged against ‘weaponization’ of Communion…

USA: Bishops urged against ‘weaponization’ of Communion…

June 19th, 2021

RNS – Religious News Service reports:

A group of 60 Catholic Democrats in the House of Representatives, including Reps. Rosa DeLauro and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, released a “statement of principles” Friday (June 18) calling on U.S. Catholic bishops to avoid … Read the rest

19Jun What will ‘Synodality‘ mean for Catholicism in Ireland? – ACI Zoom meeting 24 June 2021 @ 8.00pm

What will ‘Synodality‘ mean for Catholicism in Ireland? – ACI Zoom meeting 24 June 2021 @ 8.00pm

June 19th, 2021

What will ‘Synodality‘ mean
for Catholicism in Ireland?

ACI Zoom Meeting June 24, 2021 at 8.00 p.m.

Fr Brendan Hoban

to speak to ACI on Killala Diocese’s three-year listening process 

‘Placing Faith in Hope’ and Ireland’s ‘Synodal Pathway‘, Read the rest

18Jun Irish Bishops: Dr Nicola Brady has been appointed as chair of the Synodal Steering Committee and the vice-chairs appointed are Mr Andrew O’Callaghan and Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick

Irish Bishops: Dr Nicola Brady has been appointed as chair of the Synodal Steering Committee and the vice-chairs appointed are Mr Andrew O’Callaghan and Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick

June 18th, 2021

Bishops express thanks for over 550 submissions received for Synodal Pathway

During their 2020 Winter General Meeting, bishops decided to proceed along a Synodal Pathway and, since then, have been assisted and greatly encouraged by Cardinal Mario Grech and Sr … Read the rest

17Jun One blogger’s view of Garda Vetting: “It is a truly absurd system. If ever there were a case of closing the door after the horse has bolted this is it.”

One blogger’s view of Garda Vetting: “It is a truly absurd system. If ever there were a case of closing the door after the horse has bolted this is it.”

June 17th, 2021

Garda Vetting is not fit for purpose according to Michael Commane in his blog Occasional Scribbles.

“…I actually find it a demeaning procedure. Every time I fill out those forms some sort of worrying feeling comes over me. And then … Read the rest




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