PRAYERS UPDATED EACH THURSDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE FOLLOWING SUNDAY THIS SUNDAY PRESIDER As we commence our preparations for the birth of His Son, our Saviour, let us open up our hearts in prayer to Him and with confidence seek His ever generous...
Resources for the Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of Abuse – Fri 24th February, 2023 This year, candles will be lit in churches and cathedrals across the country as a reminder of the need for atonement and repentance; as well as the light of hope in such...
Why exactly did we find ourselves in 2011 suddenly obliged to declare that Jesus as Son of God is ‘consubstantial’ with the Father? Why had it been supposed that this would clarify what had been meant by ‘of one being with’ the...
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THE SYNODAL PATHWAY
The Declaration of a 'Synodal Pathway' - a journey towards a Synodal Assembly for the Catholic Church in Ireland (March 10 2021) may mark a watershed in its history - if it fulfils the promise of a return to dialogue and the task of renewal.
Apprised of ACI's concerns in 2019 for the slow progress of co-responsibility and faith formation at parish level, the Irish Bishops Conference has assured ACI that our submissions to it in 2019 - centred on the Baptismal Common Priesthood of the People of God - will be included in the Irish Synodal Pathway deliberative process.
The following documents were submitted to the ICBC, by the ACI Steering Group, for consideration at its autumn meeting in Maynooth beginning on October 1st, 2019.
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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.