You Must Hear The Story Behind This Mysterious and Unique Prayer Book

If books could talk, this nearly 70 year old opus on prayers from 1952 would have a story to tell. The year is 1986 and my 35 year old Father stepped out of the Church of St.Nicholas in Dundalk one day onto Bridge street. Adjacent to and directly across the road was this miniature shop … Continue reading You Must Hear The Story Behind This Mysterious and Unique Prayer Book

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

How King Brian Boru Teaches Us The Value Of Ignoring Distractions During Prayer

source: public Domain King Brian Boru was considered to be the very first Irish rebel. You can read a quick synopsis regarding his life and many activities here. The purpose of this post is really to focus on his last Battle for Dublin. It's famously known as the battle of Clontarf. Towards the end of … Continue reading How King Brian Boru Teaches Us The Value Of Ignoring Distractions During Prayer

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