We’re living through history-shaping events. Laudato Si’ teaches us how to build a better world–together. People everywhere are crying out for hope, and our faith is urgently needed to light the way. For Laudato Si’ Week, 16-24 May, Catholics are Continue reading Laudato Si Week: May 16-24, 2020
There’s a determined crow on the beach, challenging a seagull that has dared to try taking the food out of the crow’s beak – literally. The crow wins as both birds ascend upwards in battle into the sky, soaring and Continue reading COME THEN MY BELOVED: The Funeral of Father Michael Clarke SAC
LETTER OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS to the Faithful for the Month of May 2020 Dear Brothers and Sisters, The month of May is approaching, a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion Continue reading LETTER POPE FRANCIS to the Faithful for the Month of May 2020
You have kept an account of my tossing, a record of my tears. Are they not written in your book? (Psalm 56:8) Divine Mercy Sunday with the sun setting behind Bulverhythe Beach as I turn for home, word comes that Continue reading VAYA CON DIOS, GO WITH GOD – Remembering Father Michael Clarke
Tuesday May 5th Goodmorning to you all,As you know Michael Clarke died peacefully at home on 23rd April. RIP.He is now lying in repose at the home of his sister Anne Cassidy and her husband John in Greenock.Eamonn Monson travelled Continue reading FATHER MICHAEL (Mick) CLARKE SAC R.I.P.
Pope Francis meditated on the calming of the storm from the Gospel of Mark during the prayer service over which he presided on the steps of St Peter’s Basilica on Friday evening. Here is the full text. “When evening had Continue reading Urbi et Orbi: Blessing of Pope Francis in the time of the coronavirus pandemic
“I cannot hide the gift of God which He gave me in the land of my captivity. There I sought Him and there I found Him.” (St. Patrick) In the Gospel for the Feast of St. Patrick there is the Continue reading THERE I FOUND HIM: Finding Meaning with St. Patrick in Isolation
Coronavirus, or Covid-19, as it has come to be knows, has almost taken over our lives here in Ireland this week, and from what I read in the media the same is true for a large part of the world. Continue reading God’s Grace In A Testing Time: Covid-19 and Lent
In his book of reflections – ‘My Sour-Sweet Days’ – on the poetry of George Herbert, Mark Oakley says, “So often we need to be redeemed not just from our belongings but also from who we have become.” This sentence Continue reading REDEMPTION: Leaving Behind Who We Have Become
Con gran pesar informamos,que esta tarde, partió a la Casa de Padre nuestro hermano, el padre Hernán Ustariz SAC. Brille para él la luz que no tiene fin. With great sadness we announce the death of Father Hernán Ustariz SAC Continue reading El Padre Hernán Ustariz SAC – R.I.P.