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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

Mary Chose The Better Part But The World Needs Martha Also

We are all fully aware of the biblical passage that describes Martha and Mary in the presence of Christ. Martha is running around busy preparing stuff for Jesus and is preoccupied with "stuff". Mary is preoccupied with listening to the Lord and contemplating his words and presence. After Martha does a bit of complaining because … Continue reading Mary Chose The Better Part But The World Needs Martha Also

France Plans Punishment ‘Virginity Test’

Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The BBC reports on this which you can read in full here. This is the new so-called tolerant left who despise quite literally anything to do with virginity and religious practices. If it's not the religion of secularism, the heathen modern world will discard of you. They claim religious people … Continue reading France Plans Punishment ‘Virginity Test’

St.Carlos Acutis Teaches Careerist Internet Catholics A Lesson

St.Carlos Acutis will be beatified on October 10th. If you haven't already, you can read his story here.St.Carlos name was unknown to the Catholic world. He led a very simple Catholic life in his diocese. Nobody knew about his website that documented Eucharistic miracles from around the world. Nobody knew about his deep love for … Continue reading St.Carlos Acutis Teaches Careerist Internet Catholics A Lesson

Video: The Strange World Of The Bruderhof Community

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FR4DTHDoMws BBC YouTube This morning I watched a program on a community I thought you may be interested in. The Bruderhof are a protestant Christian community living in England. They were formed in the 1920s in Germany by Eberhard Arnold and live a strict enclosed life similar to the Amish. I recall a family who … Continue reading Video: The Strange World Of The Bruderhof Community

Discover The Secret World Of Christians Who Go Undercover

St.Oliver Plunkett When St.Oliver Plunkett landed in 17th century Ireland from Rome the Catholic faith was banned. The celebration of Mass was outlawed and the hunt for Bishops and clergy on the rise. Much like the USSR an Irish version of the KGB known as "priest hunters" were paid handsomely for turning a priest in. … Continue reading Discover The Secret World Of Christians Who Go Undercover

Marriages That End In Disaster Always Have This Problem

Image by Mustafa shehadeh from Pixabay I've noticed over the years that there are some people who are married and never should have tied the knot. I mean, these people are married 20-25 years and while the majority end up separating, the few that remain together can only be described as an act of God … Continue reading Marriages That End In Disaster Always Have This Problem

I Met With Two Monks Travelling Europe On Foot

Yesterday I was driving home in the rain from running an errand. Close to my house I saw two figures in rain coats and beards walking with staffs in hand and traditional symbols of pilgrimage around their necks. I immediately recognized the one with the seashell to be Fratel Biagio (Brother Biagio) a very famous … Continue reading I Met With Two Monks Travelling Europe On Foot