You're not going to believe this. But on my blog this evening I wrote a Poem called "AMONG YOU" about Jesus living among the people. Tonight, I prayed the Office readings for tomorrow from the Divine Office. It's normally prayed at 12-4 in the morning but lay people may pray it the night before once … Continue reading You’re Not Going To Believe This But. . .
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The following is a Poem I wrote this evening. It's a private meditation where I am daring to imagine what Jesus would say to all of us. He is always among us, but do we recognize Him? Do we ever take notice of Him? AMONG YOUA poem by Stephen McElligott … Continue reading Poem: Among You
I've been in this Church now for 13 years. Over that long period I've had many a conversational battle with theologian, priest and laity. People have said to me they're all unfriending you both in life and on social media because you're irritating them. It's true. The liberal lefties and the right wing latin mass … Continue reading May The Bridges I Burn Light The Way
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Rich people seem to think they are in control of their wealth and master of it. While they're enjoying that illusion for now and the reality of the wealth they presently possess, they're far from masters of their wealth. Instead, they are slaves to it. The love of the good … Continue reading To The Rich Man Who Views Himself As Master Of His Wealth
I have in my library all the volumes of the homilies of St.John Chrysostom on the Gospel of Matthew. Over the years I've often read them and took great joy in highlighting certain things he said that stuck with me. I was going through some highlighted material at random throughout the book and reflecting upon … Continue reading A Mothers Love
The Last Cave Dweller Fr.Lazarus Monastic life in the desert is very different to the world me and you live in. There are pros and cons to every vocation we are called to. Each person has been given the ability by the Lord to complete his own provided he's heard the calling of the Holy … Continue reading Monks Are Not Lazy Cave Dwellers
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uw01QH_ELTI A wonderful video that will help you with your negative feelings towards others.
Image by giampieropilia from Pixabay It's amazing but recently the Pope has placed new restrictions on the Latin Mass that he rightly stated was being used to divide the faithful into two camps. As we are supposed to be Church that is united in one body and spirit and mind, these reforms are very welcomed … Continue reading Pope Francis Restrictions On The Latin Mass Welcomed By Me
The year was 2018 and the fight to stop abortion from coming into Ireland was in full swing. That winter I was asked by the local priest if I'd be interested in taking on the task of driving around the advertising van that it would be a paid job independent of the Church. I didn't … Continue reading On The Dangers Of Clericalism
When you experience a conversion and if it's a spectacular one with a story that stumps even the religious your life is changed forever. I take the movie Oblivion here to set a good example. There is this scene in the movie where Jack suddenly discovers the world is in control by something evil. Him … Continue reading If The Prophets And Visionaries Could Tell You What It’s Like Convincing Others Of The Truth