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April 23 2021 Friday of the Third Week of Easter


"Very truly, I tell you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Those who eat my flesh and drink my blood have eternal life, and I will raise them up on the last day; for my flesh is true food and my blood is true drink."



22Apr Women Deacons – The Call to Service – Zoom (Tues April 27th)

Women Deacons – The Call to Service – Zoom (Tues April 27th)

April 22nd, 2021

“Women Deacons: The Call to Service”

A conversation hosted by Sister Colleen Gibson, SSJ with Dr. Phyllis Zagano.

 Tuesday April 27 – 12.30am Irish time

 

(Monday, April 26 – 7:30 pm Eastern / 6:30 pm Central / 4:30 pm Read the rest

22Apr Australia’s Plenary Counil – Zoom with Peter Wilkinson & David Timbs

Australia’s Plenary Counil – Zoom with Peter Wilkinson & David Timbs

April 22nd, 2021

Peter Wilkinson & David Timbs

“Australia’s Plenary Council”

Followed by Q & A
11.00 – 12.30 pm

Saturday 15th of May 2021

Online ZOOM event

Peter Wilkinson and David Timbs are members of a small, Melbourne based, Australian Catholic reform

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22Apr ARCHBISHOP OF TUAM SUBMITS RESIGNATION TO THE VATICAN

ARCHBISHOP OF TUAM SUBMITS RESIGNATION TO THE VATICAN

April 22nd, 2021

The Archbishop of Tuam Michael Neary has tendered his resignation to Pope Francis, having reached the age of 75. On reaching that age, it is mandatory under Canon Law for bishops to offer their resignation to Pope Francis.

https://westernpeople.ie/2021/04/21/archbishop-of-tuam-submits-resignation-to-the-vatican/

20Apr Séamus Ahearne on flower power, Word power and Indi power…

Séamus Ahearne on flower power, Word power and Indi power…

April 20th, 2021

Rhododendrons, Bluebells and Dandelions

A carpet of bluebells:

A text came from M. She announced that her bluebells had appeared. I was nostalgic. My past loomed large. The carpet of bluebells in Curraghmore (near Portlaw in Waterford) flashed on … Read the rest

20Apr Scottish Laity Network: Conversation with Elizabeth Simcoe

Scottish Laity Network: Conversation with Elizabeth Simcoe

April 20th, 2021

 

Scottish Laity Network

Conversation with Elizabeth Simcoe

Thursday 29th April 7.00 – 8.30 pm

 Elizabeth Simcoe is currently the parish life director (lay leader according to Canon 517) for the Church of St. Vincent De Paul in Albany, NY.… Read the rest

19Apr Zoom details: James Alison Tues 27 April @ 7.00pm

Zoom details: James Alison Tues 27 April @ 7.00pm

April 19th, 2021

ACP Zoom Presentation with James Alison

Tuesday 27 April 2021

 7.00pm  

The Pastoral Care of LGBTQ+

The Church position on LGBTQ+

 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89053302467?pwd=cU1pR0o4Q1c1TlZ5TEJlRm9Md1ZIZz09

Meeting ID: 890 5330 2467

Passcode: EPwNU5

All welcome

Presentation by James Alison followed by Question & Read the rest

18Apr Bishops seek meeting with Minister over ‘draconian’ ban

Bishops seek meeting with Minister over ‘draconian’ ban

April 18th, 2021

Sinéad Hussey of RTÉ reports:

The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland is seeking a meeting with the Minister for Health over a “draconian” move to outlaw public mass and other religious services.

A statutory instrument was published earlier … Read the rest

18Apr Update from Australia: Instrumentum Laboris – a major disappointment…

Update from Australia: Instrumentum Laboris – a major disappointment…

April 18th, 2021

The Instrumentum Laboris (IL) or Working Document is the latest product of the Preparatory Stage for the 5th Plenary Council of the Catholic Church in Australia, convened to address the huge existential crisis facing the Church in this … Read the rest

18Apr ‘We must restore the powerful witness of women leaders to the Catholic lectionary’

‘We must restore the powerful witness of women leaders to the Catholic lectionary’

April 18th, 2021

Christine Schenk writes in the National Catholic Reporter online:

My ears perked up last week when I learned that Pope Francis had authorized a “visitation” at the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments following the recent … Read the rest

16Apr Joe Mulvaney: Vatican Homophobia/Patriarchal Abuse…

Joe Mulvaney: Vatican Homophobia/Patriarchal Abuse…

April 16th, 2021

VATICAN HOMOPHOBIA / PATRIARCHAL ABUSE 

PART 1

This is the first of two essays in response to the recent Decree by GOD stating that it is impossible to bless sin.

In earlier centuries, the Roman Curia denounced certain people as … Read the rest




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