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September 22, 2021

Season for Reflection and Renewal

Season for Reflection and Renewal I always know it’s autumn when I find myself sleeping with the window open so that I can feel the slight breeze and hear the…
September 14, 2021

The Miracle of Being Awake

One of the conversations I had on our London walk shed new light on a reflection I was to give a few days afterwards. (more…)
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September 13, 2021

Jesus: Who do you say He is?

Jesus: Who do you say He is? It had all been going so well, right up until he posed that question. That morning they had set out with him again,…
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September 8, 2021

The Power of Kindness

“We never know, at the time, the ripple of consequences set in motion by the slightest act of kindness.” Those words of the late Jonathan Sacks seem especially apt in…
August 31, 2021

Scene: Action!

One of the guys I cycle with, Conor, was asking if I’d had any days recently going up to London and I told him I’d been up the day before…
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August 25, 2021

The Whole World in Seven Parishes

The Whole World in Seven Parishes You could be forgiven for thinking that a book entitled A Priest’s Diary might be boring and, more often than not, you would probably…
August 25, 2021

Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas – Client Survey 2021

Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas - Client Survey 2021 Download: ICPO Client Survey 2021 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY In the last quarter of 2020 ICPO undertook a global survey of the 1,100…
August 16, 2021

Barmouth 2020

After encouraging people on the Irish Chaplaincy summer retreat to, amongst other things, find a sacred space and return to it regularly, I had the great fortune the following week…
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August 11, 2021

The Transfiguration: Glimses of Heaven and Hell.

The Transfiguration: Glimpses of Heaven and Hell This past week we celebrated the Feast of the Transfiguration. The feast commemorates the occasion on which Jesus appeared to three of his…
August 4, 2021

Rekindling the Wonder of the Everyday

Summer has always been a time for ‘getting away’, and even if in this second year of the coronavirus it remains difficult to jet off to the distant beaches of…
July 28, 2021

Loaves and Fishes

 Loaves and Fishes Sunday’s Gospel story of the multiplication of the loaves and fish has long been one of my favourites. And the reason I like it is because of…
July 27, 2021

The Universe Provides

Just as on the Camino to Santiago in Spain it’s usual to bump into the same people more than once on the West Highland Way in Scotland, and it was…