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Recognising the Six Stages of Evil

In mid-July Fr Seán Mulligan of Carrickmacross gave what was probably the most important homily preached in Ireland in recent years. Eight minutes long,...

Dignity and hope in death – eternal life.

After celebrating the Solemnity of All Saints, today the Church invites us to commemorate all the faithful departed, to turn our eyes to the...

DOROTHY DAY 42

Eviction Crisis In the aftermath of Peter Maurin’s death the struggling Catholic Workers - they were always struggling - felt the effects of his intercession...

The ALIVE! view on journalism in the pandemic: taking a toll on the factful.

The crisis is hitting the news hard, but it should be difficult to justify an exemption from restrictions for places of wordsmithing. In April, the...

November 2020

News in brief from home

‘Baby Boxes’ not an answer to Homeless Births The hope is that eventually all new parents in Ireland will be given a free baby box...

News in brief from around the world

I did it God’s Way Sadie Robertson, actress and New York Times best-selling author, told her fans after her recent marriage to Christian Huff, that...

Q: I can’t focus at Mass. I try, but my mind wanders. Why is this?

A: This is a great question, and it is something that I imagine every person who has ever been to a Catholic Mass has...

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