22Jul Brendan Hoban on Enda Kenny’s Speech

When I read Taoiseach Enda Kenny’s speech in Dáil Éireann, I was reminded of Tony Blair’s comment about ‘the hand of history laid on his shoulder.’ Blair, who later regretted the perceived pretentiousness of the remark, could be pardoned for … Read the rest

22Jul 22 July, Friday, Feast of St Mary Magdalene

Sermon for St Mary Magdalene

(by Jane Williams). In recent years St Mary Magdalene must have become one of the best known characters of the early church. Yet even before Dan Brown's Da Vinci Code she seems to have been a woman around whom myths and legends have gathered.

22Jul Maybe it needs someone like the Taoiseach and words of the force that he used to get through to them


A PRIEST’S VIEW: PERSONALLY, I was happy with the Taoiseach’s statement on the Cloyne report. I presume not every member of our association was, but those who rang me about it were delighted.

Many of us priests … Read the rest

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