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Try being a young Catholic

I read the Youth Forum by Mary Scott Boras and Aine Kirby every month and I am jealous. I am envious of their courage...

A wake-up call to complacent Christians

In his new book, Church of Cowards, Matt Walsh of the Daily Wire examines the condition of Christianity in the US. He presents a...

SIRACH: Part 27

Sirach 40:1-11 offers a profound reflection on anxiety and fear—the yoke weighing on humanity.  His vision reflects the view of original sin and the...

How do we pray?

In last week’s Catechesis I began talking about one of the special sources of Christian prayer: the sacred liturgy which, as the Catechism of the...

Covid-19

The coronavirus has brought many changes to he face of the Church we encounter. Pews are pushed together or tied off with ribbons or...

Peter Maurin

DOROTHY DAY Part 41 Peter Maurin, co-founder with Dorothy Day of the Catholic Worker Movement, was 20 years older than the woman he inspired to...

The ‘Quay’ to Ireland’s Preachers

Pope’s Quay in Cork has been the Novitiate house for the Order of Preachers in Ireland (The Dominicans) for the best part of ninety...

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With the whole country now at level 5 restrictions...

New Book on Pope Benedict XVI – an ideal Christmas present

A new book on Pope Benedict XVI ‘The Best...