17Jun One blogger’s view of Garda Vetting: “It is a truly absurd system. If ever there were a case of closing the door after the horse has bolted this is it.”

Garda Vetting is not fit for purpose according to Michael Commane in his blog Occasional Scribbles.

“…I actually find it a demeaning procedure. Every time I fill out those forms some sort of worrying feeling comes over me. And then … Read the rest

17Jun The Catholic Universe (and Catholic Times) has closed. This is Chris McDonnell’s final article

The Catholic Universe (and Catholic Times) announced its immediate closure last week. The Universe has served the Catholic community devotedly since 1860. It also means the end of Catholic Times columnist Chris McDonnell’s weekly contribution which was also carried on … Read the rest

17Jun June 17, 2021. Thursday of Week 11 in Ordinary Time

For if you forgive others their trespasses, your heavenly Father will also forgive you; but if you do not forgive others, neither will your Father forgive your trespasses.