Monday November 30, 2020

A very Catholic conundrum

I was surprised at feeling somewhat bothered by the news that Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese would soon have barely enough priests to serve its almost 200 parishes.

21st November, 2009

I was surprised at feeling somewhat bothered by the news that Dublin’s Catholic archdiocese would soon have barely enough priests to serve its almost 200 parishes. I’m a classic a' la carte Catholic, popping into a church to light a candle when I feel the need and availing of the sacrament when it suits.

However, I’ve never even been in my local parish church, and wouldn’t recognise my parish priest if he...

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