Today's Homily Resource
Collegial unity in the Church
October 21st, 2014
Chris McDonnell reflects on the recent synod.
We don’t deny the faith of earlier generations by asking that question".
Chris is a retired head teacher having taught in London, Leeds and on Merseyside. Married with three children and eight grandchildren. He is a regular contributor to discussion in the catholic press, journals and blogs.
October 20th, 2014
Fr Anthony J Butler SMA died on 16 October 2014 and was buried in Wilton, Cork on 20 October. Tony was a loyal ACP member and a frequent contributor to this site. In tribute to his passing, we re-publish his …
October 18th, 2014
Address of Pope Francis at end of Synod.
“… a temptation to hostile inflexibility of the so-called ‘traditionalists’ and also of the intellectuals… the temptation of the ‘do-gooders,’… of the so-called ‘progressives and liberals…’
October 17th, 2014
Redemptorist Stan Mellett, who ministers in Ballyfermot, reflects on his ministry and questions if we need to refocus our efforts so the gathering will truly be the ‘people of God’ celebrating the gift of God in Jesus at the Eucharistic table.
October 16th, 2014
Brendan Hoban revisits the topic of confession and ponders how it can be saved.
October 15th, 2014
Information on Tony Flannery's speaking tour of the United States
October 15th, 2014
Kathleen McDonnell in her address at Claremorris explained why she and others in Killaloe diocese felt compelled to speak out against the introduction of the male only permanent diaconate.
October 14th, 2014
The " post discussion report" of the General Rapporteur, Card. Péter Erdő is published here in full so you can read it and form your own opinions.
Certainly, the tone and language are entirely different to what we are accustomed to hearing in Vatican documents in recent years.
October 13th, 2014
Seamus Ahearne shares his thoughts on a day in the life of a parish
"The life in the day could fill a book and not a page"
"The routine of daily living is ‘killing the spirit’ of so many."
"We are invited to open the eyes of our hearts, minds, imaginations to the enjoyment, hilarity, fun, laughter and peace. It isn’t only Autumn is colourful. Life is full and good. The day goes on. "
October 11th, 2014
A short report on the Meeting in Claremorris on the Voice of Women in the Church, which took place today (Saturday)