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..
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..
We talk about bringing agape love, Christ’s self-sacrificial love, into our lives, but we can tend to become passive about actually doing it. We have a hard time bridging the gap between new, fresh surface-level friendships that don’t really mean much to us and relationships that are real and built on authentic love. Love is..
The Pure in Heart Mission Team gave their first presentation last weekend at the Youth 2000 Ulster Retreat in Lough Derg. The talk was a great success and the feedback we received was very positive! Overall the Ulster retreat was a wonderful grace filled experience for all. Roll on the Munster Retreat in 2 weeks time!
This past week has been an amazing week as the World Meeting of Families was held in Dublin. Pure In Heart had a stall in the exhibition hall of the 4 day Congress in the RDS Dublin. We were able to talk to people from all over the world about our mission and spread the..