Fr. Joe's Rumblings

THIRTY THINGS I LOVE ABOUT BEING A PRIEST IN THE ARCHDIOCESE OF DUBLIN!

Glendalough: beauty, ancient tradition, vibrant heritage, sacred silence, Holy Spirit whispering… Pro Cathedral: holy space, Palestrina, rhythmic praying people, statues, paintings, ambiance… Incense: rising, wafting filled with childlike faith, rich, lingering, reminding us of God… Gospel Choir: joy, beat, dance, gives God glory, attracts all ages and group, stirring, enlivening…. Religious Orders: rich tapestry of service,…

SHOULD THE POPE APOLOGISE?

The truth is the Church has apologised on a number of occasions. They have been significant apologies and have indeed been offered by successive pontiffs. Many would find it hard to believe that John Paul II made over a hundred apologies to a whole range of people. The groups that he said sorry to included…