10Sep Fr Bernárd Lynch – abuse lawsuit dropped

Fr Bernárd Lynch was accused by person/persons unknown just as he was to receive an Award in 2019 from President Michael Higgins. Bernárd Lynch has not been charged with any crime. Those unknown person(s) who made the accusation have now … Read the rest

10Sep Séamus Ahearne: Churches and foxes and herons and heroes…

Much ado about nothing

The Fox and the Heron:

I sometimes meet two herons at the Tolka River in the mornings. They are never together and maintain an appropriate distance from each other. Social distancing goes beyond the two metres. … Read the rest

10Sep Brendan Hoban on Dedalus and the ties that bind us to the Catholic Church  

The ties that bind us to the Catholic Church  

Western People 7.09.2021

James Joyce, probably Ireland’s most lauded novelist, famously rejected Catholicism, the religion of his youth. In the autobiographical, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young ManRead the rest

10Sep September 10, 2021. Friday of Week 23 in Ordinary Time

Or how can you say to your neighbour, 'Friend, let me take out the speck in your eye,' when you yourself do not see the log in your own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye, and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your neighbour's eye."