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

The Prison Door Behind Which St.Oliver Plunkett Lived Before His Martyrdom

Photograph by Stephen McElligott of Mousesqueak The relic of St.Oliver Plunketts incorrupt head generates a lot of discussion among the Irish Catholic faithful. What least gets talked about is the prison door behind which Oliver spent his final days in his cell in London. He's only 20-30 minutes drive from me so I'm spoiled. I … Continue reading The Prison Door Behind Which St.Oliver Plunkett Lived Before His Martyrdom

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