Tag: religion

Lucy Michael Finds God? Diversity Lobby Comes for Irish Anglicanism

Is God a white man? How many frumpy Fingal feminists can dance on the head of a pin? Such theological questions and more may be meditated upon by Dr Lucy Michael as she is tasked by the Anglican Church in...

/ 14/01/2022

RTÉ’s Holy Show: Has the Church Dropped the Ball on Evangelisation?

A caller to a Catholic apologetics show recently asked for some advice on how to evangelise his dear old mother who had somewhat of a checkered attitude to religion, particularly Catholicism.  The apologists reply came back swiftly and without reservation....

/ 27/12/2021

The Shepherd Leads His Flock Astray

Is the Pope Catholic? Is Ireland Catholic?  A picture is worth a thousand words, they say. An idiom, a rhetorical question, and an adage have been used to demonstrate the power of language. It is the power of language which...

/ 04/11/2021

The Praesidium Triumphant: Lessons from the Legion of Mary

“In short, in every circumstance of special difficulty, or in face of danger, the legionary should remind himself: “A war is on”!  This phrase that nerves a war-ridden people to sacrifice, should steel the legionary in his warfare for souls...

/ 16/09/2021

A Tale of Two Bishops: Eamonn Casey and Irish Modernism

Nothing encapsulates the regime change that occurred in the Irish hierarchy during the 20th century more than the transfer of the Galway bishopric from Michael Browne to Eamonn Casey in 1976. The parishioners of Galway had to say goodbye to...

/ 05/09/2021

Toward a Rightist Corpus – An Interview with Imperium Press

Introduction “Liberal elites are not stupid. We have a tendency to underestimate the enemy, but they do not run the show without reason. If they do not want you to read old books (and they do not), then they have...

/ 19/07/2021

The Plan to Revive Irish Mass Rocks

As the pandemic and oppressive government edicts challenge ecclesiastical services across Ireland, a new push is underway to revive the time-honoured tradition of the Irish Mass Rock. Spearheaded by the pastoral charity, Aid to the Church in Need Ireland, priests...

/ 17/06/2021

Finding God in the Silence-How Has Covid Changed Faith?

As fellow Catholics slowly start to be allowed to return to Mass in Ireland, it is important to take stock of where the faithful have found themselves over the past year, and where they will find themselves going forward. To...

/ 18/05/2021

Reflections on the Resurrection: An Easter Musing-Michael Sonne

I recently had a Zoom meeting with a Dominican priest who serves the parishioners of St Saviour’s in Dominick street. We touched upon the events leading up to Christ’s imprisonment, in which the proposed God of the universe commands his...

/ 05/04/2021

St Patrick’s Confessio

The following is a 2004 translation of our national saint’s autobiographical Confessions by Pádraig McCarthy — Beannachtaí Lá Fhéile Phádraig daoibh go léir! My name is Patrick. I am a sinner, a simple country person, and the least of all...

/ 17/03/2021