18Feb Lent not a time of ‘giving up,’ but of ‘taking’ time to be with God

There is a wisdom in the liturgical cycle. The yearly remembering of the life of Jesus of Nazareth accompanies our own evolving self. It invites us to engage the scriptural story anew with the insights, concerns and … Read the rest

18Feb A reflection on Newman and Covid…

Cardinal John Henry Newman (1801 – 1890)

Newman and Covid-19.

What would he have said and done ?

Daithí Ó Muirneacháin.

When Newman was in residence at No.2, Mount Salus in Dalkey during his work on the development of the … Read the rest

18Feb February 18, 2021 Thursday after Ash Wednesday

Then he said to them all, "If any want to become my followers, let them deny themselves and take up their cross daily and follow me.