Gospel Reflection for Palm Sunday – Jesus the Wounded Healer
Saturday, 09 April 2022
Jesus the Wounded Healer On Passion Sunday each year we have what people refer to as the long gospel, properly called The Passion of Our Lord Jesus Christ.  This year...
Sunday Reflection – The Grace of Confession
Sunday, 20 March 2022
The Grace of Confession Lent is a season of preparation for Easter when we will renew our baptismal promises to reject the wiles of Satan and to commit ourselves afresh...
The Capuchin Friars ministering in Ukraine
Saturday, 05 March 2022
Since our very foundation in 1525, the Capuchin Friars have been called to serve the people of God in some of the most difficult and challenging situations including times of...
Gospel Reflection – Your words flow out of what fills your heart
Saturday, 26 February 2022
Your words flow out of what fills your heart On this Sunday we have the third extract from the great sermon on the plain where Jesus sets out the ideals...
Be Compassionate as your Father is Compassionate – Gospel Reflection
Saturday, 19 February 2022
Be compassionate as your Father is compassionate This Sunday our Gospel (Luke 6:27-38) picks up from last Sunday when we were introduced to the Sermon on the Mount which is...
Brother Silvester speaks to The Echo about the upcoming closure of Rochestown Friary
Saturday, 19 February 2022
  Recently Brother Silvester O'Flynn OFM Cap (Guardian of St Francis Friary, Rochestown, Cork) spoke to Donal O'Keeffe of The Echo to tell a little of the history of the Capuchins...
Celebrating Consecrated Life
Wednesday, 02 February 2022
The week's issue of the Irish Catholic Newspaper contains a feature to mark the World Day of Prayer for Consecrated Life on the 3rd of February - Feast of the...
Gospel Reflection – Gracious Words
Friday, 28 January 2022
Gracious Words In today’s Gospel Reading (Luke 4: 21-30) we continue last Sunday’s story of Jesus returning to his home town, Nazareth, where he preached in the local synagogue.  After...
Brother James Connolly OFM Cap. – The Irish Catholic Newspaper
Thursday, 27 January 2022
This weekend the Irish Catholic Newspaper featured an insightful and inspiring article on Brother James (Jim) Connolly who has spent most of his life serving as a missionary in Zambia....
Jesus is the Reason – A Christmas Reflection
Saturday, 25 December 2021
Have we forgotten why we celebrate Christmas?  A friend told me she got a card wishing her a very merry Winter Festival?  Could you beat that!  People tell me they...
Christmas Mass Schedules 2021
Tuesday, 21 December 2021
St Michan's Church, Halston Street Parish, Dublin 7 Christmas Eve - 5pm (Family Mass), 7pm (Vigil Mass) & 9pm (Greek Catholic Community) Christmas Day - 12pm St Stephen's Day 12pm...
Carols by Candlelight in aid of the St Vincent de Paul Society
Sunday, 12 December 2021
This coming Wednesday (15 December 2021) at 7pm, Halston Street Parish, Dublin 7 hosts a evening of 'Carols by Candlelight' in support of their local St Vincent de Paul Conference. This...