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Battle Fatigue – Darkness and Hope

As I begin this article I have to admit that I recently suffered from what I will call battle fatigue. We had a lovely Easter weekend with family joining us from various parts of the country, even though this is now illegal in Ireland. The weather here in the West was particularly good, and we had a young French visitor who prepared some gorgeous food for us. The family members returned to their homes on Easter Monday afternoon and on … Read More

Quo Vadis Irish Bishops?

The need for Irish Catholics to pray for our bishops grows more urgent by the day. One could be forgiven for thinking that our Irish bishops have lost their way. Irish Catholics will once again be officially denied access to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass on Easter Sunday and the Irish bishops, by their actions, fully support the unjust penal restrictions that have been forced on lay Catholics. The bishops and the priests will get to attend the Holy … Read More

The Banning Of The Sacraments

In an incredible development, the new Archbishop of Dublin, Archbishop Dermot Farrell, has all but forbidden Catholics in his diocese to worship almighty God. There is to be no Holy Communion; no Eucharistic Adoration; no baptisms unless there is a danger of death; no coming together for the Rosary or Stations of the Cross. All of this comes about just as Professor Oran Doyle of the Trinity College Law Department has published an article which clearly shows that religious services … Read More

The Mass is Utterly Essential

Let us begin with a prayer for our bishops imploring God that they will allow us to return to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for Easter. Ave Maria, gratia plena, Dominus tecum. Benedicta tu in mulieribus, et benedictus fructus ventris tui, Iesus. Sancta Maria, Mater Dei, ora pro nobis peccatoribus, nunc et in hora mortis nostrae. Amen. I have recently had to move house as my landlord and his wife needed to move back into the house we were … Read More

Pharma Horrors Of Vaccine Development

(This article is available to download here as it appeared in Catholic Voice. Please feel free to print and share) As I begin this article it is looking likely that we will be unable to attend the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass for Easter. We are once again witnessing the suppression of the practice of the Catholic Faith in Ireland and this time, it is more diabolical in that it is more deceptive as it is being done under the … Read More

Morally Mandatory Vaccines?

(This article is available to download here as it appeared in Catholic Voice. Please feel free to print and share) Are Catholics Obliged To Take Covid-19 Vaccines Regardless Of Their Origins? In what has now become a trademark for my articles can I please ask you yet again to pray for our Irish bishops. The laity have begun the year without access to the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass and our bishops seem to suggest that the answer to this … Read More

Ireland’s New Religion

(This article is available to download here as it appeared in Catholic Voice. Please feel free to print and share) Let us continue to pray earnestly for our Irish bishops as the evidence continues to grow of a renewed persecution of the Catholic Church in Ireland, the like of which has not been since the Penal times. Although not yet violent, the signs are beginning to emerge that dissent from the new secular religion will not be tolerated for much … Read More

What Is Truth?

(This article is available to download here as it appeared in Catholic Voice. Please feel free to print and share) What is Truth? This is a fundamental question, perhaps ‘the’ fundamental question. If we get the answer to this question wrong, then we will live our lives according to lies and untruths. When Pontius Pilate asks this question, Truth is standing before him in the person of Jesus Christ, the second person of the Holy Trinity. “Jesus said to him, … Read More

Catholic Voice News

There are four main ways that people have been used to getting their copy of Catholic Voice newspaper. They could pick up a copy in their local Catholic Church or Newsagent; they could order a 6 or 12 monthly subscription and receive Catholic Voice in the post; or else they got a copy from a friend or other supporter who acted as a mini-distributer of Catholic Voice. Due to the covid-19 situation, many of our Catholic Churches are closed and … Read More

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