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

Ireland Has Replaced The British Empire With Europe

Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay Rome couldn't tame us, the English couldn't tolerate us, but the boys in Brussels along with the IMF hand us some money and we roll over in submission. We've replaced the English empire with the European one. It's proof that Ireland cannot live as an independent nation unless it's willing … Continue reading Ireland Has Replaced The British Empire With Europe

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

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

Photographs: A Pilgrimage In The Footsteps Of St.Oliver Plunkett

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

Why Multiculturalism Is Racism Disguised As Racial Tolerance

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

Can I Be Christian And Practice Yoga?

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?

How Ireland Lost The War On Abortion

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

Political Catholics And The True Rebellion

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