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Annual Meeting of the General Coordination Council of the UAC

The General Coordination Council of the UAC met for the annual meeting from May 18th to 24th. This year the meeting was held in the Pilgrim Centre of St. Teresa Couderc in the Monte Mario area of Rome. Present were the UAC President, Ms. Donatella Acerbi, the 3 General Superiors, Fr. Jacob Nampudakam, SAC, Sr. Ivete…

Mrs Rembrandt – Judith Lynch

I originally wrote Mrs Rembrandt  for The Good Oil (thegoodoil@goodsams.org.au), the e-magazine of the Good Samaritan Sisters, in August 2016. I hope you enjoy it.   In what one of my young grandchildren calls the olden days, but was actually 1975, my husband and I went to Europe. It was my first trip outside Australia, his second, and…

NEW PROVINCIAL COUNCIL – Irish Province of the Mother of Divine Love

We wish Fr. Derry Murphy SAC every blessing as he begins his third term as Provincial of the Mother of Divine Love Province. Congratulations and best wishes to him and the other members of the Provincial Council – Fr. Liam McClarey SAC (First Consultor), Bro. Stephen Buckley SAC, Fr. Michael Irwin SAC and Fr. Martin…

INTERRELIGIOUS DIALOGUE: An Experience in Airport Chaplaincy –   Fr. Walter Maader SAC and Irmgard Mader UAC

Today’s apostle, as well as his or her apostolate, have to be quite flexible. We, members of the Union of Catholic Apostolate, have to approach our fellow human beings fearlessly, even if they are strange to us, even if they come from cultural environments unknown to us, even if they belong to other religions. We…

FR. JAIMIE TWOHIG SAC – Interview on Mary TV

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BIRTHDAY OF ST. VINCENT PALLOTTI – April 21st

ST. VINCENT PALLOTTI 1795-1850 A contemporary of Cardinal Newman’s and the Cure of Ars’, St. Vincent Pallotti was a very modern saint who organized so many remarkable pastoral programs that he is considered the forerunner of Catholic Action. He was a man of great ideas and great vision and was able to inspire others to…

LET’S NOT BE AFRAID TO BE CHURCH: Easter Vigil Homily – Fr. John O’Connor SAC

Easter Vigil 2017 Tonight, we celebrate Easter. We celebrate the Resurrection of Christ. We celebrate His victory over sin and death. Easter is all about life and light and love and joy. It is all about new beginnings and dreams coming true. But then so is Christianity. If we are Christians then we should be…

Easter Message from Provincial Fr. Derry Murphy SAC

Easter 2017. Recently I took a 6am Ryanair flight, I had the window seat, and as the sun began to rise, the air hostess who had stopped at the row I was seated in, leant in and looked out of the window and marvelled at the sunrise and remarked that it was the time of…

AN EASTER REFLECTION – Fr. Brendan Walsh SAC

Before my mother died last October, she spent some weeks in hospital in Galway. As she left home to go there for treatment we hadn’t suspected this might be her last time with us though her health was failing, well beyond recovery. As she was helped into my sister’s car she gave a look around…

HOMILY AT CHRISM MASS – POPE FRANCIS

“The Spirit of the Lord is upon me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to proclaim release to the captives and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty those who are oppressed” (Lk 4:18). Jesus, anointed by the Spirit, brings good news…

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