19Aug 20th Sunday Ordinary Time

OPENING COMMENT FOR MASS: Whoever eats the flesh of the Lord and drinks his blood will live for ever. We celebrate Jesus’ promise, believing we will share the eternal destiny of all who have this divine life in them.

19Aug 19th August. 20th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

Keeping it simple

18Aug Where are the penitents? Trends in Confession: John Cornwell

An interesting article on the current state of the Sacrament of Confession by John Cornwell.  Taken from The Tablet.

18Aug 18 August. Saturday of Week Nineteen

Personal Responsibility: our Duty and our Privelege

17Aug 17 August. Friday of Week Nineteen

A Heroic Level of Love

16Aug 16 August. Thursday of Week Nineteen

A Change of Heart

15Aug 15 August. Assumption of Our Blessed Lady

Authentic Beauty

15Aug Assumption of the BVM

OPENING COMMENT FOR MASS: On this late summer feastday, we worship God who brought the Virgin Mary into glory. She entered heaven because of the victory over death won by Jesus: we hope to share this destiny.

14Aug Katie Taylor – darling of the media and Ireland’s new-found Chrisitan hero?!

Following on from Jo O'Sullivan's piece, this is a further reflection on the Katie Taylor phenomenon;  and this one comes from a man in Bray, Aidan ffrench.  He raises some interesting questions.

14Aug 14 August. Tuesday of Week Nineteen

The Courage to Change