Tag Archives: Ireland

IRELAND: Tell bishops to ‘get the hell out of our cathedrals’, says writer

This is from The Irish Independent:
Tell bishops to ‘get the hell out of our cathedrals’, says writerBy Marese McDonagh Friday August 20 2010
Irish Catholics should establish a home-grown church by demanding that the bishops "get the hell out of your … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA, The Drill | Tagged | 62 Comments

Apostolic Visitation in Ireland

As a follow up to the entry about the problems at the seminary in Maynooth, Ireland.. which if memory serves is triste scriptu the only seminary in Ireland… Ireland…
This is from the VIS:
PRESS RELEASE OF THE HOLY SEE ON THE … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in Our Catholic Identity, The future and our choices | Tagged | 34 Comments

Fr. Blake on a fundamental problem in the Church in Ireland

My friend the great Fr. Blake, P.P. of Brighton’s St. Mary Magdalen posted this good piece:
Ten years ago the great discussion was should the emphasis in the Church be on the local Church pushed by Kaspar or on the Universal … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged | 32 Comments

Irish bishops should restore credibility through penance in Lent

From CNA:
Cardinal Brady: Irish bishops should restore credibility by repentance in Lent
Rome, Italy, Feb 16, 2010 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Five members of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, led by their president and Primate of all Ireland Cardinal Sean Brady, addressed … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , | 44 Comments

Brick by Brick on the Emerald Isle

From a reader:
My son is due to make his First Communion next spring. Since our family attends the extraordinary form of the Mass at St Kevin’s in Dublin, I was concerned that his teacher might not understand the differences between … Continue reading

Please share!
Posted in "How To..." - Practical Notes, Brick by Brick, SESSIUNCULA | Tagged , , , | 25 Comments