It was June 30th in the 1960s and in a couple of days I would be turning thirty. I was in a foreign country to which I was appointed by my Superiors after ordination in ’59 and which was to Continue reading The Best Time of My Life by Fr. Vincent Kelly sac
“My grace is enough for you; my power is at its best in weakness…” You can smell the flood, the after-effects wafting from the closed hotels and shops. In the river a snapped tree juts sideways into the air. Reconstruction, Continue reading There Is Love In Lourdes
“The Gospel is the real antidote to spiritual destitution” Vatican City, February 04, 2014 (Zenit.org) Dear Brothers and Sisters, As Lent draws near, I would like to offer some helpful thoughts on our path of conversion as individuals and as a community. Continue reading Pope Francis’ Lenten Message 2014
UNION OF CATHOLIC APOSTOLATE – Prayer January 2014 Opening Hymn: Give me joy in my heart Our Father……Hail Mary….Glory be…….. Opening Prayer ( say together ) Loving God As we gather tonight we thank you for your presence among us. Continue reading WHAT IS THE WORD? – Pat Maguire
Fr. Edmund Ryan, RIP. Fr Edmund, or Ned as he was known to us and Eddie to his family, died peacefully in the South Tipperary General Hospital, Clonmel, Co Tipperary on the evening of December 3. Ned was taken to Continue reading Fr. Ned Ryan sac, R.I.P.
The Pallottines in Tanzania were very saddened by the sudden and unexpected death on January 26 of Fr. Albert Bolle, a Belgian White Father missionary and a friend of the Pallottines who had worked for many years in Tanzania. He Continue reading Fr. Albert Bolle R.I.P., White Fathers Tanzania
Reflection by Fr. Emmanuel Msuri sac on a personal encounter with St. Aloysius Gonzaga – from Moshi to Rome IN ROME AT ST. IGNATIO CHURCH. One of the things that you would love to do going to a new place is Continue reading WHAT YOU LONGED FOR & WHAT YOU HAVE BECOME by Fr. Emmanuel Msuri sac
Greetings to you all. Very sad news today, Fr. Adrian Altamirano of the Argentine delegature died this morning, RIP. When he did not appear this morning Tom O’Donnell and Fernando Bello went to his room and found that he had Continue reading FR. ADRIAN ALTAMIRANO SAC – R.I.P.
This is an article I wrote in one of my blogs in July 2013. It has been viewed 13,500 times since then – more than anything else I’ve written – so it seems worth presenting again in a time of Continue reading MOVED WITH COMPASSION – Protecting Life
Reflecting on the Epiphany brings a deep appreciation of what the Church commemorates as “the first manifestation our Lord Jesus Christ made of himself to the Gentiles, the first proclamation of the Catholic faith”. These are the words of St Continue reading Transformed By A Spirit Of Sacrifice by Derry Murphy, sac