Reflections

A Lenten wish

A Lenten wish

Wednesday 25 February 2015
 
PRAYER, fasting, almsgiving and spiritual conversion describe the traditional program for the 40 days of Lent and aim to prepare Christians for celebrating at Easter the greatest feast of the year—the glorious Resurrection of the crucified Jesus.

A theme for the year

Wednesday 18 February 2015
 
FOR many years now at the beginning of a new year I have adopted a particular incentive to inspire me and to carry me through the 12 months ahead.

St Brigid of Kildare

Wednesday 18 February 2015
 
ON 1 February, Catholics in Ireland and elsewhere honour St Brigid of Kildare, a monastic foundress who is, together with St Patrick and St Columcille, one of the country’s three patron saints.

Glancing back with gratitude

Tuesday 13 January 2015
 
AS this is my final Perspective for 2014, it came to me that I should provide you with some thoughts that would be appropriate for seeing out the year.

St John the Apostle

Tuesday 13 January 2015
 
ST John, the son of Zebedee and brother of St James the Great, was called to be an Apostle by our Lord in the first year of his public ministry.
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