Confirmation delayed for now

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Reflecting on the meaning of Confirmation March 21st 2020 We Pray for the Confirmandi, who will have to wait a bit longer. Today the boys and girls of our Friary Schools should have received the Sacrament of Confirmation from Bishop … Continued

Rosary Crusade for Ireland

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Daily Rosary for Ireland @ 9pm every evening Dear friends, in these difficult times of worry and challenge, we need to go to our loving God for help and strength on behalf of our families, our communities and our country. … Continued

Solemnity of St Joseph

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The Solemnity of St Joseph -19th March Today the holiness of Joseph is revealed to us. He is the model we are to imitate. He had to be confronted with the distress of the unknown and its tormenting anguish, so … Continued

Vox Dei – the voice of God

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Vox Dei- the ‘Voice of the God’ Calls Us to Pray. Over the weekend, as we sat praying the Rosary, the church bell that calls people to Mass, traditionally called the ‘Vox Dei’- ‘the voice of God’, was tolling in … Continued

St Patrick’s Day 2020

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St Patrick’s Day 2020 We are indeed living in strange times. Very few of us can remember experiencing a St Patrick’s Day like this. All of the huge changes to what we normally do on this day can feel very … Continued

Spiritual Communion

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What is Spiritual Communion? During these extraordinary days when it is difficult to receive Holy Communion, we are reminded and encouraged to re-engage in the noble practice of making Spiritual Communions. Down through the ages many great saints of the … Continued