25Jan Request: Seeking 1998 Missal…

Obliged if anyone has a 1998 Missal (ICEL) they no longer use.

If so, please contact Vincent O’Grady 087-2235812. 

23Jan Tomorrow is Sunday of the Word of God

Tomorrow is Sunday of the Word of God.

Click on the date (home page) for tomorrow’s readings and check out the supporting links provided by Pádraig McCarthy in the Comments section.

22Jan Séamus Ahearne contemplates ‘that’ poem…

The Power of the Poem

The hill we climb

‘A skinny black girl’ put all of Joe Biden’s vision into new words. His ‘dream’ continued with the 22 year-old Amanda Gorman. The gentle but dramatic presentation brought everything into proper …

22Jan Chris McDonnell’s weekly Catholic Times column: America…

The time of reckoning

Chris McDonnell CT January 22nd 2021

These few words are being written in the days leading up to the Inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as President and Vice-President of the United States of …

21Jan In rare rebuke, Cardinal Cupich criticizes USCCB president’s letter to President Biden

Michael J O’Loughlin writes in America Magazine: 

In a rare public rebuke of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops from one of its members, Cardinal Blase Cupich joined with an unnamed senior Vatican official in taking issue with a stinging …

21Jan Amanda Gorman – Youth poet at Inauguration of President Joe Biden and ‘The Hill We Climb’

Take five minutes to be…surprised by joy!

‘The Hill We Climb’ by Amanda Gorman, 22 years young…


The Hill We Climb

“When day comes we ask ourselves, where can we find light in this never-ending shade? The loss we …

20Jan The Hook of Faith: Pre-Lenten conferences for priests…

‘The Hook of Faith’ is a series of nine conferences for priests

that explores priestly identity and mission in the Irish Church today.


Link for further details or to sign up:



This is the link to the …

20Jan We Are Church Zoom presentation: Fr John O’Brien on Women’s Ordination

John O’Brien

Women’s Ordination

Followed by Q & A  

7.30 – 9.00pm Tuesday 2nd of February 2021

Online ZOOM event



Professor John O’Brien

Fr John O’Brien is a Spiritan priest who worked for 30 years in Pakistan. He is …

19Jan Brendan Hoban on the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes

Last Sunday morning on Faith Alive on Midwest Radio, Fr Brendan Hoban presented the findings of the Commission of Investigation into Mother and Baby Homes. 
His analysis, in conversation with Monica Morley, includes an assessment of what happened, why

17Jan Chris McDonnell’s Catholic Times column

In the beginning was the Word

Chris McDonnell CT January 15th 2021

Take a drive through any town or city and you will find yourself swimming in a sea of words. Instructions telling you what to do, directions telling …

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