PRAYERS UPDATED EACH THURSDAY FOR THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY. PRAYERS OF THE FAITHFUL THIS SUNDAY INTRODUCTION; PRESIDER God, our Father, as we journey together through the season of Lent, we ask that you help us on the path of repentance and renewal. INTERCESSIONS;...
FILM SHOWING Film: “Monsenor – The Last Journey of Oscar Romero” (88 minutes) Venue: Mercy International Centre, 64A Baggot Street, Dublin 2 Time: 7.30pm to 9.15pm (Cuppa & chat from 7pm) Date: Monday 4th of March...
Aidan Hart reviews Pope Francis’ latest gift to the universal Church. He sees it as “a papal document like no other; its underlying tone of God’s compassionate mercy for all human failure and its understanding of the realities and messiness of many peoples’ lives are...
With our church crisis deepening daily we wonder if the ongoing pandemic will shake our clerical leadership out of its inertia on church reform and hopeless denial of dialogue.
Conscious that all Minds and Hearts -across this whole planet, our only Home - will now be joined in the deepest prayer for those endangered, and for their rescuers - we await in confidence the Lord who crosses the deep to save us all - to lead us to the very different World - and different Church - that awaits.
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Saint Pope John XXIII’s Prayer for a New Pentecost
"Come Holy Spirit, Renew Your wonders in this our day, as by a new Pentecost. Grant to Your Church that, being of one mind and steadfast in prayer with Mary, the Mother of Jesus, and following the lead of blessed Peter, it may advance the reign of our Divine Saviour, the reign of truth and justice, the reign of love and peace. Amen."Saint Pope John XXIII, 1962 - In preparation for Vatican Council II, 1962-65.