Faithcast also features an interview with Bishop Kevin Doran on the enduring nature of pilgrimage.
“World Refugee Day is saying take a pause: let’s go beyond the headlines, and realise the enormity of what is going on and the fact that the world can actually do something about this” - JRS
WMOF2018 pastoral programme 'Amoris: Let’s talk Family, Let’s be Family!' will be rolled out to parishes and families via an interactive APP and a series of video animations.
Pope's message for World Day of the Poor, draws from the life of Saint Francis and he comments that “precisely because he kept his gaze fixed on Christ, Francis was able to see and serve him in the poor. “
Day for Life will be celebrated in Ireland on Sunday 1 October.
God is “Life which wishes to communicate itself; He is openness; He is Love which redeems man’s infidelity." - Pope Francis
Pope Francis has appointed Father Alan McGuckian SJ as the new Bishop of Raphoe, replacing Bishop Philip Boyce OCD who retired today.
Also this week: Fr Brett Brannen talks about his book 'To Save A Thousand Souls' and shares some of what he has learned as pastor and vocations director.
The prayer we make to the Holy Spirit is for the grace to receive His unity.