Stand Your Ground But Remember Sometimes There’s Victory In Retreat

Image by RegalShave from Pixabay The greatest oak tree was once a nut that stood its groundIrish Wisdom When posting off my application I had my Gandalf the grey moment and said, "So it begins" to myself. Then, turning to my wife I explained, "Now, expect hell to open and to be attacked like you've … Continue reading Stand Your Ground But Remember Sometimes There’s Victory In Retreat

The Pressure To Be Vaxxed And Knowing When To Debate

I found myself in parents house today and such is life you're never quite prepared for how a conversation will turn. One minute you're discussing Irish history and someone takes it in a completely new direction. In front of my uncle and brother my father blurts out that I won't get vaccinated. Suddenly, like a … Continue reading The Pressure To Be Vaxxed And Knowing When To Debate

Feast Of The Holy Transfiguration: Coming Down From Our Mountain Of Graces

Artist: Biwer, Jean Marie About eight days after Jesus said this, he took Peter, John and James¬†with him and went up onto a mountain to pray. As he was praying, the appearance of his face changed, and his clothes became as bright as a flash of lightning.¬†Two men, Moses and Elijah, appeared in glorious splendor, … Continue reading Feast Of The Holy Transfiguration: Coming Down From Our Mountain Of Graces

Why I Tell People To Go To Confession Before Offering Advice

I'm no spiritual director but every now and again I'll will have someone approach me looking either for some spiritual direction in their lives or to tell me their problems. It depends on the person but most of the time I ask them when the last time they went confession. I tell them to go … Continue reading Why I Tell People To Go To Confession Before Offering Advice

Why Does God Withdraw His Light From Us?

Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay So you've come into the Church and you're full of the Holy Spirit. You're dancing and singing. You're going on pilgrimage and praying the rosary until your wee fingers go red raw. hahahaha. Love it. Then a time will come when God will purposefully withdraw his light. He will allow … Continue reading Why Does God Withdraw His Light From Us?

Why Bishops Waited So Long Before Rebelling Against Covid19 Rules On Confirmation and Communion

The Bishops in Ireland have decided to rebel against some of these insane Covid19 rules but many Catholics are attacking them for acting too late. I don't speak for the Bishops intentions but offering my own private opinion on why they waited so long to rebel against the rules and regulations proposed by government. TD … Continue reading Why Bishops Waited So Long Before Rebelling Against Covid19 Rules On Confirmation and Communion