February 10 2019 (C) Fifth Sunday of Year. Reflection & Dialogue: (a) Belief in Bodily Resurrection; (b) The call to bear witness to the Gospel

Belief in Bodily Resurrection. In the new evangelization, indeed even outside of this, it is the desire of the Church that the chief doctrines of the faith be explained in conjunction with the Sunday liturgy and the Sunday Scripture readings. These readings provide an opportunity of presenting the doctrines of the faith in connection with … [Read more…]

10 Feabhra 2019 (C) An Cúigiú Domhnach Saor

Freagra don Chreideamh leis an mBíobla leis an Ath. Máirtín Mac Conmara, MSC A. Léachtaí an Domhnaigh mar Threoir don Bheatha Chríostaí B. An Bíobla in Agallamh le Ceisteanna an Lae: (a) Creideamh san Aiséirí; (b) An ghairm fianaise a thabhairt don Soiscéal A. Léachtaí an Domhnaigh mar Threoir don Bheatha Chríostaí. Réamhrá do na … [Read more…]

February 10 2019 (C) Fifth Sunday of Year

A. The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) B. Reflection & Dialogue: (a) Belief in Bodily Resurrection; (b) The call to bear witness to the Gospel A. The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) Introduction to the Readings. The first reading and the Gospel reading today are about a … [Read more…]

February 3 2019 (C) Fourth Sunday of the Year Reflection & Dialogue: World Day for Consecrated Life

This year, on this Sunday, we may also recall the presentation of Jesus in the Temple (2nd February) and in Ireland the feast of St Brigid (1st February). This Sunday’s liturgical readings and the other celebrations mentioned present us with an opportunity of considering the role of religious life in the Church and the importance … [Read more…]

February 3 2019 (C) Fourth Sunday of the Year

A. The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) B. Reflection & Dialogue: World Day for Renewed Religious Life A. The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) Introduction to the Readings. The readings today remind us of God’s calling to his chosen people down through history, a call to be … [Read more…]

3 Feabhra 2019 (C) An Ceathrú Domhnach Saor

Freagra don Chreideamh leis an mBíobla leis an Ath. Máirtín Mac Conmara, MSC A. Léachtaí an Domhnaigh mar Threoir don Bheatha Chríostaí B. An Bíobla in Agallamh le Ceisteanna an Lae: Lá Domhanda don Bheatha Choisricthe A. Léachtaí an Domhnaigh mar Threoir don Bheatha Chríostaí. Reamhrá do na léachtaí Meabhraíonn léachtaí an lae inniu dúinn … [Read more…]

January 27 2017 (C) Third Sunday of Year: Reflection & Dialogue: New Evangelization, with the Scripture at its Centre

There are times when religious groups are made conscious that stock-taking is necessary if they are to remain faithful to their central beliefs and practices. In Egypt the Jews had forgotten, or forsaken, the beliefs of their forefathers Abraham, Isaac and Jacob. The promises to these were recalled to them by Moses and a new … [Read more…]

January 27 2017 (C) Third Sunday of Year

A. The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) B. Reflection & Dialogue: New Evangelization, with the Scripture at its Centre A. The Bible as Guide in Life and Liturgy (Sunday Readings) Introduction to the Readings. The first reading and the Gospel reading today are about new religious beginnings, with Sacred Scripture at … [Read more…]

27 Eanáir 2019 (C) An Tríú Domhnach Saor

Freagra don Chreideamh leis an mBíobla leis an Ath. Máirtín Mac Conmara, MSC A. Léachtaí an Domhnaigh mar Threoir don Bheatha Chríostaí B. An Bíobla in Agallamh le Ceisteanna an Lae: Soiscéalaíocht Nua agus an Bíobla ina Lár A. Léachtaí an Domhnaigh mar Threoir don Bheatha Chríostaí. Réamhrá do na léachtaí.  Baineann an chéad léacht … [Read more…]

January 20 2019 (C) Second Sunday of Year. Reflection

Reflection & Dialogue with Questions of the Day: Wedding vision with reality Combining vision with reality is no easy matter, be it in religious, political or other areas. Vision sustains us. It gives direction and courage to work for personal ambitions and the social structures one believes in. Israel’s prophets, in particular after the disaster … [Read more…]