What was your father like?
This is a tough and deeply personal question to each of us. It is a hard to be objective about one’s own family.
But it can be difficult to pray the ‘Our Father’ or to approach God in confidence if we have a rather jaundiced view of what it means to be a father. Some
‘The mission of the parish, a living cell of the communion that is the Church and a community of Christian disciples, is to witness to the good news of Jesus Christ.’ (Irish Bishops)
It does this by the quality of the life of its members, its community life and worship, its involvement in the wider community and society of which