GOSPEL

GOSPEL

Today’s Gospel tells us that the disciples continue to misunderstand what the ‘Son of Man’ is to undergo. While Jesus is speaking about his suffering, death and rising, the disciples are quibbling over ‘Who is the greatest’ among them. They have missed the point. By...
WHO IS JESUS CHRIST FOR ME ?

WHO IS JESUS CHRIST FOR ME ?

Today we hear Jesus ask the apostles about his identity and his mission. “Who do you say I am?” They had been with Jesus for some time and seen signs and wonders. Peter, in faith, proclaims “You are Christ”. Yes he is the promised Messiah and Saviour of the world....
NEW PARISH “CONNECT GROUPS”

NEW PARISH “CONNECT GROUPS”

We are planning to establish small groups to support people in their faith called “CONNECT GROUPS”. Info evening on Mon 17th Sept at 7.30pm in St James church. This is a follow up to the good experience of small groups during the Alpha Series. It is open to all —...
SHAME AT THE ABUSE IN THE CHURCH

SHAME AT THE ABUSE IN THE CHURCH

It is good to be back in the parish after my summer break. Last weekend, I spent most of my time watching the visit of Pope Francis to Dublin and the shrine at Knock on the TV. Sadly, the visit was over shadowed by the scandals, crimes of the past. However, there were...
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