Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think!

Communities reunite as churches reopen for Mass Fr Paddy Byrne THE global pandemic has had a shattering effect on humanity. This deadly virus has made no exceptions. Its ugly presence has wounded princes, prime ministers, celebrities, parents, grandparents, siblings, husbands,...

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

Be positive and make your dreams come true Fr Paddy Byrne OUR world screams out for poetry, even if it can’t cope with it. Faith can only exist in a world of poetry. God is always big and bigger. Little...

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Fr Paddy: Time to think

God’s greatest gift: the Eucharist IN 1263, a German priest, Fr Peter of Prague, made a pilgrimage to Rome. He...

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

Black lives matter … all lives matter The late George Floyd IN cities throughout the USA we are now seeing...

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

The spirit of God, loving and free Fr Paddy Byrne THESE days, all of us are confronted with situations which...

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

Christ’s ascension gives hope to us all Fr Paddy ByrneLAST Sunday, we celebrated the solemnity of the ascension of the...

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

After darkness, there always comes light Fr Paddy Byrne DESPITE the confinement and lockdown, not to mention the coroanvirus, we...

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

Holding on to faith, hope and love LIVING through this pandemic and coping with isolation while managing our mental health...

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

There is always a reason to hope CHURCHES are usually very active at this time of year with First Holy...

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

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Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

WHO says that Christ is not risen this year? When, in fact, he is dressed in a blue gown in...

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An Easter that was so very different

ON Ash Wednesday we were reminded of our frailty when we received ash on our foreheads. And we were advised...

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Lockdown

Lockdown Yes there is fear. Yes there is isolation. Yes there is panic buying. Yes there is sickness. Yes there...

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The pope’s ten steps for a happy life

HERE are Francis’s ten steps for a happy, healthy life. These reflective suggestions point us in a most positive pathway....

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Appreciating what’s done on your behalf

A YOUNG, academically-excellent person applied for a managerial position in a big company. He passed the first interview. The managing...

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Easter, when ‘All is possible’

EASTER 2015 brings with it a time of hope and new beginnings. Signs of economic recovery and growing employment bring...

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Holy Week – a new day dawns

NEXT week we celebrate Holy Week – seven days filled with religious symbolism and rituals, from washing feet to venerating...

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The healer

I SAW a strange sight. I stumbled upon a story most strange, like nothing my life had ever prepared me...

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A mother’s love is a blessing

EVERYONE has a mother, so it isn’t surprising that throughout the world there are ways of honouring and celebrating mothers....

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God loves us as we are

I SHOOK my head in disbelief. This couldn’t be the right place. After all, I couldn’t possibly be welcome here....

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