Deaconate Retreat / Men’s Retreat

Deaconate Retreat / Men’s Retreat

Teaching on the New Evangelisation to Deacons, Wales

The weekend of the 19 -21 October saw Msgr Pat giving a teaching/ training weekend to Welsh Deacons at Llantarnam Abbey in Cardiff Wales. The emphasis was on the relationship between Deacons and the “New Evangelisation” especially in the area of {A} Preaching {B} Service and the {C} Liturgy.

“………deacons are commended to all by their conduct, their preaching of the mystery of Christ, by transmitting Christian doctrine and by devoting attention to the problems of our time.

The principal function…..which is not of their own wisdom but of the word of God, calling all to conversion and holiness”.

{Directorium Pro Ministerio Et Vita Diaconorum Permanentium #23}

New Evangelisation & the Deaconate

New Evangelisation & the Deaconate

Year of Faith

As part of the Year of Faith, Msgr Pat Lynch was invited to lead a weekend on the “Relationship between the New Evangelisation and the Year of Faith” at St Vincent de Paul’s Parish, Artane in Dublin.

Sr Nellie Barron wrote of the weekend

“We were delighted to have you here in our Parish.  Many thanks for input which you gave so eloquently, I hope & pray that your work may continue to grow and develop!”

Ministry 2 Men

Céilí Community, with others, was involved in the organisation of a very successful day on men’s ministry at the Clarion Hotel in Dublin, Saturday 24 November 2012.

At the conference the participants were offered teaching on how modern men can live their catholic lives in the world.

There were also opportunities to attend several seminars on topics like “Dealing with Pornography”, “Marriage” and “The Permanent Diaconate”.  Priests were available to hear confessions and the Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Charles Brown Papal Nuncio to Ireland.

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