Entries by William Henry

Gospel/Readings 17.1.2021

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 65 Reading I 1 Sm 3:3b-10, 19 Samuel was sleeping in the temple of the LORD where the ark of God was. The LORD called to Samuel, who answered, “Here I am.” Samuel ran to Eli and said, “Here I am.  You called me.” “I did not call you, […]

Bishop Paul statement

Statement by Bishop Paul Dempsey on the Report of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes 14. JAN, 2021 I am conscious as I write these words that I have no idea, nor can I even imagine what it must have been like for a young girl in Ireland to have become pregnant […]


New Accord advertising campaign: ‘If you can’t talk to each other…talk to Accord’ The largest counselling service in Ireland, Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG (Accord), supported by Tusla, the Child and Family Agency, has launched a multi-channel advertising campaign – across digital platforms, social media, local newspapers and radio – to offer hope (support […]

New Apostolic Nuncio

New Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and Qatar congratulated by his home diocese of Killaloe Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe, has congratulated Archbishop Eugene M. Nugent on his appointment by Pope Francis as Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait and Qatar. Bishop Fintan Monahan of Killable Bishop Fintan said, “I warmly congratulate Archbishop Eugene on his appointment […]

Gospel and Readings 10.1.2021

The Baptism of the Lord Lectionary: 21 Reading I Is 42:1-4, 6-7 Thus says the LORD: Here is my servant whom I uphold, my chosen one with whom I am pleased, upon whom I have put my spirit; he shall bring forth justice to the nations, not crying out, not shouting, not making his voice […]

Gospel 3.1.21

3rd January >> Fr. Martin’s Gospel Reflections / Homilies on John 1:1-18 for the Second Sunday of Christmas, Cycle B & on Matthew 2:1-12 for the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord. Second Sunday of Christmas, Cycle B Gospel (Except USA) John 1:1-18 The Word was made flesh, and lived among us In the beginning was […]