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
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
source: public domain On my way into republican Newry from the border town of Dundalk, it was dark by 6pm. I'm 12 years old and I'm wearing a scary mask in the back of my sisters car. We come across a checkpoint and flagged down by a soldier. He shines his flashlight into the back … Continue reading Troubled Over The Irish Troubles
St.Oliver Plunkett By Stephen Bernard Mc Elligottwww.stephenbernard.org I am a photographer for many years now. In 2018 I undertook a journey in the footsteps of St.Oliver Plunkett subsequently published on a Christian website known as Aleteia. Tomorrow is July 1st his feast day in the Roman Catholic Church. I would like to share this article … Continue reading Photographs: A Pilgrimage In The Footsteps Of St.Oliver Plunkett
I bet you read that headline and thought to yourself, "What kind of insanity is this?" Everyday you're told that people who disagree with a multicultural society are simply racist. Therefore, I don't blame anyone reading that headline with a sense of great unease. But what if someone told you it's the opposite way around? … Continue reading Why Multiculturalism Is Racism Disguised As Racial Tolerance
Image by Okan Caliskan from Pixabay A Popular Practice In Ireland, people have begun to question the spiritual compatibility of Yoga with Catholicism. The Catholic Bishop of Lismore advised in a letter to Catholic schools against the practice of yoga in their schools, and wants to remove it completely from the curriculum. Understandably, people were … Continue reading Can I Be Christian And Practice Yoga?
Image: Stephen Mc Elligott The Seed Of Destruction Irish Pro-Lifers fought exceptionally hard on this referendum. Many deprived themselves of daily joys and a good nights sleep to save 8th amendment and maintain Irelands pro-life title. It is, therefore, with a heavy heart, I even dare to criticize such hard-working people. However, I find it … Continue reading How Ireland Lost The War On Abortion
Many Christians have a desire to politicize the faith and to portray even Jesus and the apostles as some sort of political figures who ''dealt with the bankers of their time''. Nothing could be further from the truth as Jesus and the apostles were far above this and their every action of greater theological significance. … Continue reading Political Catholics And The True Rebellion