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10 QUESTIONS ABOUT THE REFERENDUM

1) Is having an abortion a serious sin? God alone is the judge, as only He knows the whole story. In particular only God knows the degree of inner freedom of the individual. That said, there is such a thing as serious sin and whilst God alone judges, once we step into the world of abortion we…

A LETTER FROM HEAVEN? 30.07.2017

Well I have heard of from pennies from Heaven, but an e-mail, a text or even an old fashioned letter from Heaven that’s a completely different story. Seriously though imagine if we received a little note, in whatever shape, from inside the ‘pearly gates’? I am amazed the number of people who are really fixated on communicating with…

OF CANDLES, CROSSES AND SORE THROATS

As we turn into February there are three days that come together that might give us something to think about. They are the first three days in this month. February 1st, the Feast of St. Brigid, February 2nd, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and February 3rd, the Feast of St. Blaise. Even as a…

OUR INVISIBLE COMPANIONS

Sometimes people ask me is Priesthood lonely, and of course it can be. When I reflect on my life I think it is true to say that the absence of one person, the other, or as the writer Michael Harding somewhat playfully refers to his wife, as the Beloved, such an absence is a very…