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Electronic Catalogue of Capuchin Papers online

Our Provincial Archivist, Dr Brian Kirby, writes to announce the online availability of an electronic catalogue for the collection of Capuchin Papers relating to the Irish Revolution.   See: https://catholicarchives.ie/index.php/irish-capuchin-archives-6   The catalogue is fully searchable, allowing for cross-referencing and browsing by users. Over one hundred digital images of original documents, photographs and artefacts from the…

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Gospel Reflection, 33 Sunday Year A

Well Done, Keep Going The Gospel for this Sunday (Matt 25:14-30) is a parable encouraging us to use whatever talents we have, no matter how small or trivial they might seem.  While we are still on Level 5 of the battle against Covid 19, we need all the encouragement we can get.  We accept restrictions…

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Therapy of Divine Love, a reflection – Br Silvester O’Flynn

Purgatory: Therapy of Divine Love Purgatory is not specifically mentioned in the bible but the doctrine of purgatory is a beautiful development which holds in unity two ideas that might seem to be contradictory. The doctrine of God’s holiness reminds us of God’s unique otherness, glory and light, far beyond anything we might deserve.  The…

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Gospel Reflection – All Saints’ Day

Light for November Many of us will be familiar with the opening lines of Thomas Hood’s delightful poem, “I remember, I remember the house where I was born, The little window where the sun peeped in at morn.” Less familiar and less cheerful are his lines about November, “No shade, no shine, no butterflies, no…

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Capuchin Overseas Missions

This weekend the Irish Catholic Newspaper have published a Mission Sunday special and we are delighted to have a full page in it. Our Capuchin Overseas Missions have been bringing the Good News around the globe for over a very long time now – mission is at the heart of a Capuchin vocation. The Mission…

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World Mission Sunday 2020

Today is Mission Sunday and we join in prayer for missionaries around the world. We pray today for our own Capuchin missionaries who serve the people of God across the globe.  The following is thanks to www.catholicnews.ie: Pope Francis released his annual Message for World Mission Sunday 2020 on Pentecost Sunday. Its theme is taken…

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