11Dec Patrick Kavanagh is the Catholic poet we should be reading this Advent

Paul Corcoran writes in America Magazine:

In his lifetime, Patrick Kavanagh considered it a dubious honour to be reckoned the best Irish poet since William Butler Yeats; he took it to mean “the second best Irish poet after Yeats.” Since … Read the rest

11Dec Ten Commandments for Church Reform by John Wijngaards – a review by Séamus Ahearne OSA

Ten Commandments for Church Reform by John Wijngaards.

I read the book. John writes easily and clearly. It is a very refreshing reflection. Many of the characters who appear, were familiar from our own times. The issues are obvious and … Read the rest

11Dec Saturday December 11 2021. Week Two in Advent

"Elijah is indeed coming and will restore all things; but I tell you that Elijah has already come, and they did not recognize him, but they did to him whatever they pleased. So also the Son of Man is about to suffer at their hands."