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MARY- THE SECRET WEAPON!

Bring flow’rs of the rarest,From garden and woodlandAnd hillside and vale…………How truly we love thee,How dark without MaryLife’s journey would be. (Bring Flowers of the Rarest, Mary E. Walsh) Even on some of the more secular of radio stations the first day of May saw the playing of this beautiful old song, ‘Queen of the…

BEING A CATHOLIC TODAY

Recently I have heard people commenting on how hard it is to be a Catholic today and then following on from that some of them actually asked me for any advice I might have in that regard. In one way I am loath to offer advice as I feel it is easy to be seen…

POPE BASHING!

What a strange title? Indeed what a strange title for a column written by a Parish Priest in a Parish Newsletter. I agree it is a bit unusual as far as titles go and yet here in the Bunker I hope we can address topics that are of interest and relevance to us as pilgrims…

URGENT WARNING ABOUT DECEMBER 24TH!!

Just fifteen shopping days left! Just fourteen sleeps left! We are all familiar with this type of countdown but I have been wondering about a different type of countdown. How about: Just fifteen days left to get the ‘soul weeding’ done? Just fifteen days left to get the ‘cradle of my heart’ ready? Just fifteen…

The Polling Booth

Weighing it up. I agree, that women’s health has and continues to have an appalling record in this country and we need to deal with this,that no woman should be pregnant and alone, that the ‘hard cases’, of rape / incest are appalling, that women ‘having to travel’ is heartbreaking, and I can understand slogans like ‘it’s my body.’ However…