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..
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..
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..
As Catholics, we understand the necessity of loving God above all else, and of loving our neighbour as ourselves. While these duties reign supreme in our spiritual lives, it is vital that we recognise the importance of letting ourselves be loved. Quite often, we work ourselves up into a frenzy in an attempt to love..
Our second podcast is a follow-up on masculinity, this time with an emphasis on prayer and how that affects and shapes us as men.
We are delighted to announce that Pure In Heart are now uploading podcasts on Soundcloud, our first Podcast is on Authentic Masculinity. What is Authentic Masculinity? Why is it in crisis today? What’s the way forward? MORE PURE IN HEART PODCASTS ARE AVAILABLE HERE
If you’re reading this, chances are you’re called to marriage. It’s also likely that you’ve never before considered marriage as something that must be prepared for. This is a little strange, as you’d study for an exam, train for a marathon, or practice for a job interview, so why not prepare yourself for this incomparably..
We always think of chastity in relation to our romantic relationships, but it applies to all of our relationships, including our friendships. Friendship is a relationship much neglected by the modern world. In TV shows, movies, and books, we witness romantic relationships placed on a pedestal for all to see, but only rarely does true..
Contraception is a hot topic in Catholic teaching. It is defined as; “The deliberate use of artificial methods or other techniques to prevent pregnancy as a consequence of sexual intercourse.” Despite how current a topic it is, contraception is nothing new. Thousands of years ago, Greeks and Egyptians used plants and dung to make spermicides…