Two heads thinking.


Preparation for the Chapter is underway and the friars across Ireland have been engaged in reflections and feedback. However, it is essential that we also hear from our laity – you! To help with this our facilitator has devised the following questionnaire which I invite you all to respond to; it is quite short and […]

A Forest

Gospel Reading for Sunday 31st Oct

Mark 12:28 One of the scribes came near and heard them disputing with one another, and seeing that he answered them well, he asked him, “Which commandment is the first of all?” 29 Jesus answered, “The first is, ‘Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one; 30 you shall love the Lord […]

Sunday’s Gospel – 3rd Oct

Mark 10:2 Some Pharisees came, and to test him they asked, “Is it lawful for a man to divorce his wife?” 3 He answered them, “What did Moses command you?” 4 They said, “Moses allowed a man to write a certificate of dismissal and to divorce her.” 5 But Jesus said to them, “Because of […]

Saints Liberatus Boniface and Companions

Saints Liberatus, Boniface and Companions

We celebrate today the memory of a group of seven monks of North Africa who were martyred during the Christian persecutions of the late 5th Century. They had each chosen to live monastic life under the inspiration of Saint Augustine’s early communities and chose, as well, to meet death together rather than deny their faith. […]

Sheep on a hillside.

Sunday’s Gospel – 18th July

Mark 6:30 The apostles gathered around Jesus, and told him all that they had done and taught. 31 He said to them, “Come away to a deserted place all by yourselves and rest a while.” For many were coming and going, and they had no leisure even to eat. 32 And they went away in […]