Jesus teaches us that the Good News, which he brings, is not reserved to one part of humanity, it is to be communicated to everyone. (Pope Francis, Angelus, 26 January 2014)
'What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?'
February's Faith and Art talk, with Sebastian Morello, will look at Raphael's The School of Athens fresco in the Apostolic Palace, Rome. The title, 'What has Athens to do with Jerusalem?', is a line taken from the writings of Tertullian. 7pm for 7.30pm start.
Three Pillars of Lent: Fasting
Time: 7 for 7.30 pm to 9 pm.
Updated and improved versions of last year's talks to be held at the Centre for Catholic Formation; also live streamed on the CCF Facebook page and filmed for YouTube.
Day of Reflection for Readers and Extraordinary Ministers of the Eucharist
'The Church venerates the Scriptures as she venerates the body of the Lord' (Dei Verbum 21)
Followed by Confession and Eucharistic Adoration
The Eucharist as fulfilment of the Scriptures
Mass with Bishop Patrick Lynch at 3pm
Three Pillars of Lent: Almsgiving
Time: 7 for 7.30 to 9 pm
A series of three talks on the traditional Lenten practices of Prayer, Fasting and Almsgiving. Each of the three talks will be delivered at the Centre for Catholic Formation.