An Irish First

Church as we’ve known it is changing in many ways as the Spirit continues to guide us. Much of what has been our experience is crumbling right before us and still further changes are called for if we are to more faithfully live the message of Jesus today.

The recent words of Bishop Michael Duigan at Mass in Galway, offer much food for thought and reflection.

What aspects of current Church infrastructure, systems and pastoral practices do you consider were beneficial in the past, but now hinder rather than help a life of faith?

The following article highlights some points for consideration if the Christian community is to be truly salt and light in the world.