31May Green Sod Ireland: Wild Acres Week 5th – 12th June 2021

Green Sod Ireland is a Land Trust that Protects Land and its Biodiversity.

To date Green Sod Ireland has been gifted in excess of 100 acres by visionary individuals and communities in Counties Galway, Cork, Carlow, Donegal, Mayo and Cavan.

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31May Dermot A Lane – Theology and Ecology in Dialogue: The Wisdom of Laudato Si’

Dermot A. Lane is a priest of the Archdiocese of Dublin. He is also a member of the ACP Advisory Team. His latest book, Theology and Ecology in Dialogue: The Wisdom of Laudato Si’, was published last year and has … Read the rest

31May Séamus Ahearne – Star of Tolka Row!

 You’ve got a friend (James Taylor)

A life in the day

We watched and waited. The chicks appeared. Six of them. The Cygnets. In two days, they were out from the nest and on the water. Daddy- swan was on … Read the rest

31May May 31 2021 The Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary

And Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit and exclaimed with a loud cry, "Blessed are you among women, and blessed is the fruit of your womb.

30May Presider’s Page for 30 May (Trinity Sunday)

We celebrate Trinity Sunday today. The feast gives us an opportunity to reflect on the mystery of God, who creates, redeems and makes us holy.

30May May 30 2021 The Most Holy Trinity

Go, therefore, make disciples of all the nations; baptise them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teach them to observe all the commands I gave you. And know that I am with you always; yes, to the end of time.'

29May May 29 2021 Saturday of Week 8 in Ordinary Time

Again they came to Jerusalem. As he was walking in the temple, the chief priests, the scribes, and the elders came to him and said, "By what authority are you doing these things? Who gave you this authority to do them?" Jesus said to them, "I will ask you one question; answer me, and I will tell you by what authority I do these things.

28May May 28 2021 Friday of Week 8 in Ordinary Time

"Whenever you stand praying, forgive, if you have anything against anyone; so that your Father in heaven may also forgive you your trespasses. But if you do not forgive, neither will your Father in heaven forgive you your trespasses."

27May Brendan Hoban: Church is not immune to dying local loyalty

Church is not immune to dying local loyalty

Western People 25.5.2021


God be with the days when everything seemed so predictable. Apart from our notoriously changeable weather, life in Ireland almost invariably seemed to follow a tried and tested … Read the rest

27May Chris McDonnell: You’ve Got a Friend

You’ve Got a Friend

Chris McDonnell CT May 28th 2021

In a song made famous by the singer James Taylor, Carole King wrote of friendship. The opening verse says it all:

When you’re down and troubled
And you need
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