Was I the only one who was making ‘power moves’ in my life right before COVID-19 came and shut the world down? I had made a few decisions, big and small that were going to change my life and I was ready to GO! 2020 was going to be my year. I had just started the gym. I was eating well and..
Due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus, we will not be holding the Thursday weekly prayer meetings at 23 Merrion Square until further notice. We will have a Live Prayer meeting each Thursday instead, where we will pray the rosary and listen to a short talk based on the faith. If you would like to..
One of the cardinal virtues is prudence. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church, ccc1806; ‘Prudence is the virtue that disposes practical reason to discern our true good in every circumstance and to choose the right means of achieving it; “the prudent man looks where he is going.”65 “Keep sane and sober for your prayers.”66 Prudence is..
I was listening to a radio program recently and the radio host asked what is the most important decision you will ever make in life? Interestingly, it wasn’t career, nor where you would live, it was who you would marry. Finding the right person to marry is difficult. We are living in a society..
Life has changed radically in the space of weeks, Lent being forced upon us this year. With our lives dominated by these unorthodox circumstances it would be easy to lose sight of the goal, and I have already seen this playing out in my own life. I have been reading too much news, partaking in..
In today’s modern culture, we are distracted from being present to each other through technology. How many of you have been in a conversation with someone and then take out your phone to check your messages, or take a phone call or check your social media? We are all so disconnected from one another when..
Practical Tips to live out chastity When we are striving to live out chastity in the modern secular world, it can be quite challenging, so here are 5 practical tips to help you live out chastity. Pray – it may seem like the obvious one, but it is one that can be overlooked. God..
You may think this topic has more to do with a fashion magazine than theology, but St Pope John Paul II took the feminine body very seriously. This mystery, as he explains in his Apostolic Letter, ‘Mulieris Dignitatem’, involves ‘a special openness’ to the new person, on the part of woman, through which she discovers..