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Gospel Reflection – Greater Days Ahead
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Greater days ahead Our Gospel today, John 15:9-17, is a continuation of the statement of Jesus, “I am the vine, you are the branches.”   The context is the discourse of...
Interview with Brother Kevin on Vatican News
Saturday, 03 April 2021
Brother Kevin reflects on the Pope's visit to the Capuchin Day Centre as well as how COVID has impacted those who attend the centre. You can listen to the full...
Gospel reflection – 5th Sunday of Lent – Dying & Rising with Christ
Thursday, 18 March 2021
Dying and Rising with Christ “When I am lifted up from the earth, I shall draw all people to myself”. Lent is advancing rapidly and we are coming close to...
Blessings on St Valentine’s Day
Sunday, 14 February 2021
The over arching symbol of St Valentine's Day is, without doubt, the heart. This heart is the symbol of love. It's red, full and vibrant; filled with life, joy and...
Gospel Reflection: The Baptism of the Lord
Saturday, 09 January 2021
Baptism: Beginning of Ministry The baptism of Jesus in the River Jordan marks the beginning of the public ministry of Jesus.  He came out of the years of hidden life. ...
Beginning the New Year with Mary, Mother of God
Friday, 01 January 2021
The 1st of January is the Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God. What better way to start the New Year! St Francis of Assist had a deep devotion to Mary....
Christmas Greetings
Thursday, 24 December 2020
We wish each of you every blessing this Christmas. This has been a difficult year for so many and we hold you in our prayer as we celebrate the birth...
Electronic Catalogue of Capuchin Papers online
Friday, 13 November 2020
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  ...
Gospel Reflection – All Saints’ Day
Thursday, 29 October 2020
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...
Gospel Reflection: 30th Sunday, Year A
Saturday, 24 October 2020
The Greatest Commandment It was an attempt to start an argument with Jesus, to disconcert him when one of the Pharisees asked for his opinion on the greatest commandment.  Jesus...
24th Sunday in Ordinary Time (Year A), Gospel Reflection
Sunday, 13 September 2020
The Beauty of Forgiveness In today’s Gospel (Matt 18:21-35) we continue the moral teaching of how to follow the ideals of Jesus Christ if we wish to be true followers. ...
23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – Gospel Reflection
Sunday, 06 September 2020
Loving Correction We have reached a section of Matthew’s Gospel which deals with practical moral issues that occur in our lives.   Today’s reading (Matt18:15-20) is about the delicate matter of...