Pentecost Sunday Gospel Reflection
Saturday, 18 May 2024
  Trusting the Holy Spirit (John 15:26-27; 16:12-15)   Today, Pentecost Sunday, we celebrate the birthday of the Church. The Gospel chosen for today is from John’s account of the...
The Ascension of the Lord
Sunday, 12 May 2024
The Ascension of the Lord (Mark 16:15-20) The celebration of the Ascension of Jesus to heaven marks the definitive closure of his mission on earth. According to St. Luke, over...
Gospel Reflection – I am the Vine
Saturday, 27 April 2024
Make your home in me  (John 15:1-9) One of the saddest features of society today is the number of people who are homeless and sleeping rough.  But another sort of...
Liaten to the voice of the Shepherd
Saturday, 20 April 2024
This weekend as we celebrate 'Good Shepherd Sunday' - we ask you to pray for vocations to our Irish Capuchin Province. We, like all religious orders, depend upon the power...
Gospel Reflection – Good Shepherd Sunday
Saturday, 20 April 2024
Vocation of all Christians (John 10:11-18) Today’s Gospel is about Jesus, the Good Shepherd, who is willing to lay down his life for his flock.  This Sunday we are encouraged...
Sunday Reflection – Divine Mercy Sunday
Sunday, 07 April 2024
A Mission of Mercy (John: 19-31) In the bible, the number forty is usually associated with a period of preparation.  Following the forty days of Lent preparing for Easter, there...
Fr Anthony Boran OFM Cap
Wednesday, 14 February 2024
  Last week we laid to rest out dear brother, Anthony. Here is a short reflection on a long life, well lived. May he rest in peace. Amen. Remembering Brother...
Sunday Reflection – A Touch of Kindness
Saturday, 10 February 2024
  A Touch of Kindness  (Mark 1:40-45) We will commence Lent next Wednesday.  During Lent we are encouraged to give up and to take on.  Giving up means denying oneself...
Diaconate Ordination – Br Antony Kurian OFM Cap
Sunday, 28 January 2024
  Brother Antony Kurian will be ordained Deacon in St Mary of the Angels Church Street at 11.30M this morning by Archbishop Dermot Farrell. This is our first ordination since...
Sunday Reflection
Monday, 22 January 2024
Let us Dream like Jesus (Mark 1:14-20) At the height of the Covid 19 epidemic, Pope Francis, with the assistance of journalist Austen Ivereigh, published a book entitled “Let us...
Newly elected Custos and Council in South Korea
Wednesday, 10 January 2024
  Congratulations to the newly elected Custos and his Council in South Korea. Left to Right: Br.Patrick Kelleher (2nd Counsellor). Br.Francis Mary Hang (1st Counsellor). Br. Stephano Kim (Custos). Br....
The Baptism of the Lord – Gospel Reflection
Saturday, 06 January 2024
  Baptised with the Holy Spirit (Mark 1:7-11)  Mark, our evangelist for this year, gives no account of the birth of Jesus or his early life.  He plunges straight into...