Posted: 30 April 2023
It is all too easy for religious leaders to become involved in partisan politics to the detriment of their spiritual offices .Pierre Cauchon, Bishop of Beauvais, who presided at the trial of St Joa
Posted: 23 April 2023
We are not certain of the location of Emmaus, but Luke tells us that it was seven miles from Jerusalem.
Posted: 18 April 2023
Founder of the Sisters of Notre Dame, St Julie Billiart is remembered on 8 April.
Posted: 16 April 2023
There is a growing number of people in Ireland who reject anything that is not backed up with material evidence. Science reigns supreme.
Posted: 9 April 2023
John begins his gospel with darkness, contrasting it with the light which is Christ.
Posted: 2 April 2023
The liturgy of Palm Sunday invites us to contrast celebrity and adulation, which are worldly values, with the suffering and humiliation which Jesus embraced.
Posted: 28 March 2023
The week between Passion Sunday and Easter Sunday is the most sacred
Posted: 26 March 2023
This Sunday used to be called Passion Sunday and the statues were all veiled in purple drapery. The practice added a solemnity to the last two weeks of Lent.
Posted: 19 March 2023
Today’s gospel is a drama, with a rich cast of characters through whom John skilfully explores how Jesus, a devout Jew, contrasts a God of compassion with the self-sastisfied Pharisees.