This past week the government announced that a referendum would be held next May or June on the pro-life 8th Amendment. Also yesterday there was a national pro-choice march in Dublin. Given that the Bishops’ Conference has dedicated this Sunday as a DAY FOR LIFE, I decided to address the issue in this weekend’s homily.
On a regular basis I find myself talking to young people about choosing their vocation in life. I say that God has a great big plan for us that extends across time and space. Because God is our loving Father, this is a wise and good plan. Much of our personal happiness and fulfilment depends on finding this unique place that God has given to us in his jigsaw plan.
If we stay close to God by a life of daily prayer, worshipping him at Mass on Sundays and Holy Days and by keeping…
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