Only Through Suffering And Great Discomfort Can We Be Healed

Image by Emmanuel Mendez from Pixabay Suffering is a cycle we all must endure. Everyone wants to escape the Circus of suffering at the centre of which is the clown. The clown is me and you in all our red-nosed comedic glory. We are forever tripping over our big clumsy shoes that is our ego … Continue reading Only Through Suffering And Great Discomfort Can We Be Healed

The Problem With Immigration And Multicultural Societies

Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay Multicultural societies is nothing old and as far as the world has began to turn they've been among us. In some countries it is controlled and used as a force for good, but on others it has been used as a strategy by Kings to punish nations and flush out … Continue reading The Problem With Immigration And Multicultural Societies

The Spiritual Life Is Much Like A Game Of Chess

My temporary prayer table Me and my son love to play Chess. We've been passing the time in the current draconian lockdown keeping our brains busy with this ancient game. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the game, its main objective is to overpower your opponent in a fight for control. The main … Continue reading The Spiritual Life Is Much Like A Game Of Chess

After Thousands Of Years A Remarkable Discovery Has Been Made

Image by enriquelopezgarre from Pixabay I sat with my spiritual father today who discussed with me a quote on his calendar for the month of February. It was of St.John Chrysostom. In previous weeks we had discussed how St.John was a favorite Saint of mine so he felt it relevant to give me the quote. … Continue reading After Thousands Of Years A Remarkable Discovery Has Been Made

Most Radical Catholics Are New Converts

Whenever I come across a radicalized Catholic who loves the Latin Mass, criticizes Vatican II and wants to live in the 4th century, a little investigation reveals they're relatively new to the Church. They could have been from a completely different denomination in Christianity or they were baptized Catholics, lived a very secular life and … Continue reading Most Radical Catholics Are New Converts

5 Things Catholics Do That Don’t Help Their Deceased Loved Ones

1.Assume They're In Heaven In Ireland we have what is known as a "wake". It's where we lay out the deceased in a coffin in our homes for a few days and pray for them. At these events mourners will often say their loved ones are in heaven during the course of their conversation or … Continue reading 5 Things Catholics Do That Don’t Help Their Deceased Loved Ones

There Is A Way You Can Beat Depression During Irish Lockdown

Image by Ryan McGuire from Pixabay Ireland has become the only country in Europe to enter a second national lockdown. For those of us who suffer with depression and anxiety this can be a very bad time. On approach to one of the most stressful times of the year, the prospect of spending Christmas without … Continue reading There Is A Way You Can Beat Depression During Irish Lockdown