Sunday Reflection – Prepare a Way for the Lord
Saturday, 03 December 2022
Two great prophets, Isaiah and John the Baptist, stride into our liturgical readings for the Second Sunday of Advent.  We usually think of prophets as people who foretell the future...
Christ the Universal King
Friday, 18 November 2022
Jesus Christ, the Universal King Today, the last Sunday of the liturgical year, is when we celebrate Jesus Christ, the Universal King.  The end of the liturgical year anticipates the...
Sunday Reflection : Therapy of Divine Love
Saturday, 12 November 2022
Therapy of Divine Love Purgation is a process of purification.  Purgatory is not specifically mentioned in the bible but the doctrine of purgatory is a beautiful development which holds in...
Sunday Reflection – How the Saints put flesh on Theology
Saturday, 05 November 2022
  Normally, our weekly reflection is based on the Gospel of Sunday, but this week we will concentrate on November which commenced last Tuesday, the Feast of All Saints. In...
Sunday Reflection – Humble prayer will pierce the clouds
Saturday, 22 October 2022
Humble Prayer will pierce the clouds The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector (Luke 18:9-14) was addressed to people who prided themselves on being virtuous and despised everyone...
Pray continually and never loose heart
Saturday, 15 October 2022
Pray continually and never lose heart The message of today’s Gospel (Luke 18: 1-8) is clearly expressed in the opening line. Pray continually and never lose heart.  We are prepared...
Sunday Reflection – Gratitude is the heart of Prayer
Saturday, 08 October 2022
Gratitude is the heart of prayer Luke, more than the other writers, is the evangelist of prayer. This Sunday’s Gospel (Luke 17:11-19), the story of the healing of ten lepers,...
Sunday Reflection – Dives & Lazarus
Saturday, 24 September 2022
Dives and Lazarus Luke, more than the other evangelists, portrays Jesus as being on the side of the poor.  In last Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus referred to money as tainted with...
Sunday Reflection – The proper use of money
Saturday, 17 September 2022
  In the past I often heard people complaining that too many Sunday sermons were about money.  I don’t hear it nowadays, probably because the parish newsletter and parish council...
Gospel Reflection – 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – The Cost of Discipleship
Saturday, 03 September 2022
The Cost of Discipleship Great crowds accompanied Jesus on his way and he turned and spoke to them. “If anyone comes to me without hating his father, mother, wife, children,...
Funeral arrangements for Brother Edwin Flynn OFM Cap
Monday, 29 August 2022
Brother Edwin's funeral Mass takes place in Holy Trinity Church, Cork on Tuesday 30 August 2022 at 11am.  The Mass will be live-streamed on: https://www.memoriallane.ie/livestream/
The Good Samaritan – Gospel Reflection 15th Sunday in Ordinary Time
Sunday, 10 July 2022
The Good Samaritan saw, felt compassion and acted On the road to Jerusalem Jesus taught the way of discipleship.  The spiritual life has been compared to a tripod supported on...