Category: News

Same Sex Marriage and Family: ACI South Dublin Meeting 14-03-14

In the second of the series of Meetings on Family, we embarked on the complex question of Same Sex Marriage and Family. The meeting began in contemplative mode as we resurfaced from the February meeting the life giving elements of family communication and relationship leading to richness of life and growth.Starting with a brief presentation...

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ACI Dublin South: Meeting Minutes February 2014

A report from the latest ACI Dublin South meeting held on Tuesday 25th February 2014. This may give you, some of our members, inspiration on what an ACI branch meeting can look like. Thank you to our members from ACI Dublin South for providing this report. Indeed if you are interested in joining the group,...

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ACI Dublin South: Meeting Minutes

As many of our members have started setting up ACI branches around the country, we publish here a report from the recent ACI Dublin South meeting held in Kimmage Manor Parish Hall on Tuesday 22nd last. This may give you, some of our members, inspiration on what an ACI branch meeting can look like. Thank...

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Hope for the Future of the Church

The Annual All Hallows College Spring Series of Lectures continues on Tuesdays through March and features known speakers, many of them ACI members, on the theme of our hope for a new church. D0wnload All Hallows Spring Series Details  

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Nollaig na mBan Celebrated in Limerick

The celebration of Nollaig na mBan which took place in the beautiful surroundings of the Captain’s Room in the Hunt Museum in Limerick recently was a highly successful and enjoyable occasion. Organised by 3 members of ACI, it drew a capacity attendance of over 70 people who were treated to a varied and uplifting afternoon of music, movement,...

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ACI Resource Day Planned for March 2014

We here at ACI are planning a Resource Day for March 2014 which will be aimed at ACI members involved in local reform groups or those considering embarking on the task of trying to establish a local reform group. The programme for the day will include a number of speakers with experience of working in...

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Things are Different Under Francis: NCR Editorial December 6th

“I dream of a ‘missionary option,’ ” Francis writes in “The Joy of Gospel,” “that is, a missionary impulse capable of transforming everything, so that the church’s customs, ways of doing things, times and schedules, language and structures can be suitably channeled for the evangelization of today’s world, rather than for her self-preservation.” This article...

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Thirty Catholic Reform Groups participate in Global TeleConference (4th Sept)

Catholic Church Reform, a global community of people supporting decentralisation of the Church, held a Worldwide Teleconference on Wednesday 4th September.  Approximately 30 Catholic Reform Groups from across the globe participated.  The purpose of the event was to co-develop a strategically inclusive reform statement that widely represents the spirit of the collective reform movement modelling...

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Belfast’s Waterfront Hall to host Innovative Diocesan ‘Congress’

The diocese of Down and Connor are to hold an innovative day long ‘Congress’ in the Waterfront Hall in Belfast on Saturday 28th September 2013, taking as its theme ‘Our Church, Our Community, Our Commitment’.   The event has been organised by the diocese’s ‘Living Church’ team. A highlight of the event is to be the...

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ACTA (England) News Update, August 2013 [27th Aug]

It strikes us that there may be a lot of Irish people with connections in England who might be interested in this latest News Update that has been kindly sent to usfrom the English Catholic reform group,’ A Call To Action’ ACTA. ACTA NEWS UPDATE – AUGUST 2013 A Call to Action – A Time...

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