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Clustering parishes II - the theology
(The Furrow, 2010)
Any worthwhile pastoral initiative must have a solid theological foundation and this is true for the process of parish clustering. It will be considered here under five headings: an appropriate image of God; an ecclesiology ...
Help for priests
(The Furrow, 2002)
Over the past five years I have met most of the priests of the West of Ireland , and those in many other dioceses as well, and I have listened to them articulate their needs. Almost without exception they have spoken of ...
Accused but innocent - what should a priest do?
(The Furrow, 2007)
Many priests in Ireland feel somewhat vulnerable at the moment. They fear that if an accusation of sexual misconduct with minors is made against them, they will be removed from their duties with great publicity, without ...
Assembly or synod? - some theological considerations
(The Furrow, 2012)
Various groups and constituencies in the Church in Ireland have been engaging with the issue of renewal for several decades. This has taken many forms, for example, extensive projects in adult faith formation, assemblies ...