Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think. The danger of keeping silent

            THE number of priests and members of religious orders in Ireland has dropped by...

Fr Paddy Byrne: Seismic changes needed in the priesthood

      In the past three years in Ireland, 20% of clergy have died. The average age of diocesan...

TIme to think: The giver is bigger than the receiver

      I LOVE this story from Katharine Hepburn’s childhood; it’s beautiful, in her own words: “Once, when I...

Sunday, 08/08/21 - 5:40pm Read More

Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think

    We need one another now more than ever CAROLE King’s fabulous song ***Tapestry*** begins with these words: ‘My...

Saturday, 13/03/21 - 12:48pm Read More

Fr Paddy Byrne: Lent – a time for true prayer

LENT in lockdown is perhaps enough penance for any of us. Living through a pandemic brings huge challenges, not just...

Wednesday, 17/02/21 - 11:43am Read More

Pope Francis: ‘market capitalism has failed’

Fr Paddy Byrne Pope Francis: ‘market capitalism has failed’ ON the anniversary of St Francis of Assisi’s death, Pope Francis...

Saturday, 10/10/20 - 5:15pm Read More

Direct provision – a failed system

Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think!  Fr Paddy ByrneTHIS pandemic is far from over, while, hopefully, it remains contained on...

Monday, 17/08/20 - 1:12pm Read More

Most of all it’s the little things that matter

Fr Paddy Byrne: Time to think ROBBIE Burns writes well on the little things. When he was ploughing, he disturbed...

Tuesday, 21/07/20 - 11:25am Read More

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