Augustinian Lay Forum Synod

Augustinian Lay Forum Synod

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Be Restless, Come and See!
Gather to voice your contribution, which will be respectfully held and heard. Together let us continue to journey and shape our faith and future.

The details of the Synod are as follows:

Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny

Saturday, March 21st, 9.00am — 5.00pm, followed by dinner.

Be sure to click HERE, and book your place for the Synod today!

“Sharing our relationship with Christ—the future of the Augustinian mission in Ireland”

The library of Trinity College with books on shelves.

Loyola Institute Lecture & Book Launch

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A note to invite you to our next event, a lecture by Prof Graham Ward, Regius Professor of Divinity, University of Oxford, entitled Christian Hope Facing Secular Fatalism.

The lecture will take place at 6pm on Friday 31st January, and will be chaired by Professor Corinna Salvadori Lonergan, Fellow Emeritus. Please note the venue – Regent House, Front Arch, Trinity College Dublin.

The lecture will be followed by a book launch (7pm) of The Church in Pluralist Society: Social and Political Roles, edited by Cornelius Casey and Fáinche Ryan. The book will be launched by the Bishop of Cloyne, William Crean, and chaired by Fr Tom Layden SJ. Contributors include: J. Bryan Hehir, Terry Eagleton, Patrick J. Deneen, Hans Joas, William T. Cavanaugh, Massimo Faggioli, Fáinche Ryan, Patrick Riordan, and Cornelius Casey.

Icon of Jesus and two disciples.

Reflection on Sunday 26th January’s Gospel

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What’s at the heart of Jesus’ proclamation of the Gospel, is it to repent or convert?

Explore the answer to this question and many others with Fr. Kieran J. O’Mahony’s reflection on this coming Sunday’s Gospel.

Click the following link for the audio version:…/sunday-26th-january-2020-3a20

Click the following link for the text version:

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Reflection on Sunday 12th January’s Gospel

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As it’s the new year we decided to begin with something new! So we will be sharing with you Fr. Kieran O’ Mahony’s reflection each week on the upcoming Gospel reading. Fr. Kieran is an Augustinian Friar and biblical scholar based in Dublin and works for the Dublin Diocese as Coordinator of Biblical Studies. He also runs the website, where you can find more biblical resources.

The Baptism of Our Lord (Sunsay 12th January)
For those on the go, and who like to listen to a podcast there is an audio version of Fr. Kieran’s Sunday reflection, which can be found at the following link HERE

For those who prefer to read and reflect with text the following link can be clicked HERE

We hope you enjoy these resources.

Painting of Cardinal Propero Grech OSA

Sad News of Cardinal Propero Grech’s Death

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We are sad to announce the death of Cardinal Propero Grech. He was an Augustinian friar and originally from Malta but lived most of his life in our theologate, Saint Monica’s in Rome.
Born: 24th Dec 1925
1st Profession of Vows: 8th Oct 1944
Presbyteral Ordination: 8th Feb 2012
(Titular Archbishop of San Leone)
Cardinalate: 12th Feb 2012 (appointed as Cardinal Deacon of Santa Maria Goretti)
Death: 30th Dec 2019
May He Rest In Peace.