When You’re Lifting Above Your Weight In Your Spiritual Life

Image by Pexels from Pixabay I had a friend tell me they don't feel like they're doing enough in their prayers for a deceased loved one. I have often felt the same over the years, it's the human condition. The reason for this feeling is because society has taught us that if we are not … Continue reading When You’re Lifting Above Your Weight In Your Spiritual Life

Can We “Heal Our Family Tree” and Wipe Out “Ancestral Sin”?

Image by Olya Adamovich from Pixabay I recently read an article by a Catholic publication called Aleteia that ran the same headline. In the article they discuss exorcists Fr.Alcantaras view on this subject. He made some great points about how some of the theology regarding this is inaccurate and unheard of, but he also makes … Continue reading Can We “Heal Our Family Tree” and Wipe Out “Ancestral Sin”?

How To Make This Festive Drink Known As St.Johns Divine Wine

Copyright Stephen McElligott Today is Christmas day but in just a few days on the 27th it will be the feast of St.John the beloved also known as John the Divine in the east. In this post I will share with you a Divine recipe developed and used for centuries to honor his name. The … Continue reading How To Make This Festive Drink Known As St.Johns Divine Wine

Strange Dream Of Great Grandmother and Graveyard 60 miles from where I live

Image by 愚木混株 Cdd20 from Pixabay Yesterday I had plans to visit the graves of my relatives. For this purpose I went to get the last bit of Holy Water from the tank in the local village Church. Shortly after my arrival home a lady contacted me concerning the very recent burial of her father … Continue reading Strange Dream Of Great Grandmother and Graveyard 60 miles from where I live

Very Few Wish Me A Happy Birthday On Christmas Day

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Yes, I am one of the unfortunate ones who will be spending my Christmas day waiting for people to forget it's my birthday. It really doesn't bother me all that much because I've grown accustomed to it since the day I was born. Like all birthday boys and girls … Continue reading Very Few Wish Me A Happy Birthday On Christmas Day

The Real Reason Pubs Are Closed

Image by Christian_Birkholz from Pixabay The Coronavirus has affected the whole world, but here in Ireland the response has differed somewhat from the rest of the planet. The pubs have been closed for business since the first lockdown during the season of Lent. People are running around destroying the economy over a virus with a … Continue reading The Real Reason Pubs Are Closed

Advent: The Birth Of Christ, His Ancestors And The Significance Of Our Own Family Tree

Image by Please Don't sell My Artwork AS IS from Pixabay This article by Stephen McElligott was first published in Dunleer Parish MagazineWhen we take a glimpse at the Gospel, one of the many chapters we enjoy reading is the genealogy of Jesus in the beginning of Matthew or Luke. . . said no Christian … Continue reading Advent: The Birth Of Christ, His Ancestors And The Significance Of Our Own Family Tree