24Aug Disturbing claims over whistleblower priest’s summons to the Vatican in new book.

Colm Holmes from We Are Church has forwarded the following link from The Sydney Morning Herald. It refers to a new book, The Altar Boys by investigative reporter Suzanne Smith, which contains details of Fr Glen Walsh, a Crown …

24Aug Brendan Hoban’s Western People article 18th August – The Church must breathe in a modern society  

The Church must breathe in a modern society                  Western People 18th Aug 2020

It was no surprise that the canonisation of John Henry Newman took place while Francis was pope. It would have been a considerable surprise if it …

24Aug Brendan Hoban’s Western People Article 11th Aug 2020 on John Hume.

John Hume taught us that living for Ireland makes more sense than dying for Ireland.

Western People 11th August 2020


When John Hume was eighteen years of age, having just completed his secondary school education in St Columb’s …

24Aug 24 August, 2020. St Bartholomew

It takes generosity of heart and spirit to recognise when we have got it wrong, and recognise that our opinion of some person or place was based on our prejudices rather than on reality. Nathanael's honesty and generosity of heart can be an inspiration to us on this his feast day. The final word of the Gospel, however, is given to Jesus, not to Nathanael. It takes the form of that wonderful promise Jesus makes to him: "You will see greater things! You will see heaven laid open and, above the Son of Man, the angels of God ascending and descending."

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