Scripture Notes – Sunday 2nd May 2021

I am the vine — you are the branches Pentecost is fast approaching. In this email, I would like to alert you to two programmes which may be of interest. The first comes from the Tarsus Scripture School — a short programme of three online lectures and a meditation. The second is a week-long celebration offered by the Ecumenical Bible Week 2021. Both are free of charge. More information further down in this…

30/04/2021
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Scripture Notes – Sunday 25th April 2021

I am the Good Shepherd Welcome This is Good Shepherd Sunday and we read from John 10. It is familiar and very rich. To my mind, the passage takes us in three directions. Firstly, it invites personal reflection: how do I experience the care of the Good Shepherd in my own life? At the same time it leads to communal reflection: are we really one flock and one shepherd? Communion is always “under construction,”…

19/04/2021
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Archdiocese of Dublin – Parish Notices

  Parish Notices     DUBLIN DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO KNOCK – ONLINE ADULT & FAMILY PILGRIMAGE The Dublin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock will take place on Saturday April 24th with a programme of online workshops from Our Lady of Victories Church, Ballymun Road via webcam commencing at 11.50am. The workshops themes will include Challenge for Families, the Holy Spirit and St Joseph & the apparition. From 2.30pm, we will switch to the Knock Shrine webcam for…

12/04/2021
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Scripture Notes – Sunday 18th April 2021

Their joy was so great, they could not believe it. In bereavement, very human and very natural questions arise: where are our beloved dead? What kind of existence do they have? Does it matter that we cannot really imagine it? Such questions already come up in 1 Thessalonians. Paul gives his most considered reply in 1 Corinthians 15 — dealing precisely with the inability of some Christ-believing Corinthians to imagine…

12/04/2021
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