November 06, 2016
Each time we cycle round to preparing for Holy Week, memory carries me back to my childhood and the surprising Holy Week reforms of 1955.
Gracious God, you have heard the cries of your suffering people
Since 2010 MIC has presented the Sr Catherine McAuley Perpetual Cup to the highest marked performer at the Dublin Feis Ceoil (Festival of Music) from the combined scores of the Advanced Organ, Senior Organ and Stanford Prize competitions.
Planning to be in Dublin during Holy Week? The Orlagh in the City Congregation which has celebrated Lectio Divina Mass at Baggot Street each Sunday since last November, at which all are welcome, will be conducting the Holy Week ceremonies here.
There are fourteen standard stations, which can be found on the walls of just about any Catholic church in the world. But some variations from this form exist, including one more closely following the scriptures, approved by Pope Benedict in 2007.
We are all invited to join with Pope Francis and his worldwide prayer network in praying this month's intention: Young people
The Jesuits in Britain have produced eight conversations for Holy week to take us back to those tense and frightening days in Jerusalem and place us alongside the apostles as they try to make sense of the political and mystical forces at work...
The MIRP Guiding Team and Congregation and Institute Coordinators, together with Mary Reynolds rsm (Executive Director MIA) and Elizabeth Davis rsm (Congregation Leader Newfoundland and MIA Member Liaison), met from 27-31 March in Dublin.
Editor: We are delighted to announce that on Monday this week we learned Mercy eNews was a bronze award winner in the Newsletter section of the 2016 Horizon Interactive Awards.
For the past month we have been praying for the peoples and places of our world affected by drought or flooding rains.