May 29, 2020

31st May Rosary Mediation – The Spirit of the Lord fills the whole world

31st May Rosary Mediation – The Spirit of the Lord fills the whole worldToday is the feast of Pentecost, its fifty days since the Easter event. Pentecost is a feast of hope, the Spirit of the Lord fills all of creation and everything and everyone. This is the focus of […]
May 29, 2020

Rosary Meditation – Waiting For Mary 30 May

Rosary meditation – Waiting with Mary Today is the vigil of Pentecost where the whole Church is praying for a fresh outpouring of the Spirit, and so I invite you to revisit the third glorious mystery of the rosary, the coming of the Holy Spirit.As you pray this decade of the […]
May 25, 2020

Sharing the Joy – May 27

 Sharing the JoyOne of the things we learn about Mary in the Gospels is the joy that surrounded her. The angels brought ‘tidings of joy’. Elizabeth had a joyful encounter with the young pregnant Mary also. Joy is also associated with Mary and joyful mysteries and the praying of the […]
May 22, 2020

Mary Our Mother

Mary Our Mother 26 May
May 22, 2020

Blessed Are You – 25 May

May 22, 2020

Full of Grace – Rosary Meditation 24 May

24th May Rosary Meditation Full of GraceThe Church celebrates the feast of the Crowning of Mary in heaven seven days after the feast of the Assumption.It’s as if we are giving her time to arrive there.Tradition from the early middle ages takes up the idea of a Coronation from the […]
May 22, 2020

Hail Mary – Rosary Meditation 23 May

23rd May Rosary Meditation Hail MaryIn this meditation I invite you to consider another moment of glory,that moment when Mary the Mother of God, leaves this world and is re-united with her Son.It makes sense that the person who gave life to the Saviour of the world should be with […]
May 22, 2020

Assumption of Mary, Coronation of Mary An Introduction, May 22

Assumption of Mary, Coronation of Mary – An Introduction, May 22In the final two Glorious Mysteries, we celebrate Mary’s life, gift and sacrifice, in the mysteries of The Assumption of Mary into Heaven and Mary Crowned Queen of Heaven and Earth.The Assumption, refers to Mary taken body and soul into […]
May 20, 2020

The Power of the Holy Spirit May 21 Reflection

The Power of the Holy Spirit  Have you ever thought of calling on God through the power of the Holy Spirit to come into your life and assist you? We hear a lot about the Holy Spirit, after all, Jesus promised to send his followers a helper after he returned to […]
May 19, 2020

I Proclaim – Reflection May 20

I proclaim....'For as I walked around looking carefully at your shrines, I even discovered an altar inscribed, ‘To an Unknown God.’ What therefore you unknowingly worship, I proclaim to you.' St Paul was  not afraid to tackle the key issues of faith. He believed and he preached about Jesus. Every moment […]
May 19, 2020

Rosary Reflection 29th May

The CoronationIn our days of Republics and Democracies, the idea of a Monarch might not be too appeasing to you. Perhaps the image of a King or a Queen for you is that of a cruel, power-hungry tyrant who doesn’t care about their subjects. Or perhaps you have been watching […]
May 19, 2020

Rosary Reflection 28th May – The Assumption

The fourth Glorious Mystery of the Rosary is the Assumption. This mystery speaks to us of the great victory that Jesus has won over sin and death. Jesus’ mother Mary is the first person to receive fully the benefit of this victory. Now every man and woman of every race and […]
May 18, 2020

Blog: Praying the Rosary

Ireland’s Loyalty to MaryFor centuries the prayer of the Rosary has been an anchor in keeping the Catholic faith alive in Ireland. This reality is highlighted in a book recently rediscovered and reprinted by James Mahon; Ireland’s Loyalty to Mary by Capuchin Priest, Fr. Augustine. The Family Rosary in particular […]
May 18, 2020

Rosary Meditation 17 May – They began to speak…

Rosary Meditation 17th May – They began to speak in tongues as the Spirit enabled themAs we meditate on the coming of the Holy Spirit, I invite you to focus on how the Spirit enabled the disciples……. As the disciples moved out of the room where they had been praying […]
May 18, 2020

Rosary Meditation – 16 May – All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit

Rosary Meditation Acts 2:4 – 16th May All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit  Today we are meditating on the third Glorious mystery of the rosary – The coming of the Holy SpiritThe image for today is very dramatic, we can see the disciples gathered in a circle for […]
May 15, 2020

The Fruits of the Spirit 19th May

The Fruits of the Spirit 19th MayChristian faith is often depicted as a tree. The gifts of the Holy Spirit are like the roots and the fruits are the evidence of a healthy tree. St Paul reminds us of the effects of the Holy Spirit, "The fruit of the Spirit […]
May 15, 2020

Rosary Reflection 18 May- Living in the Spirit

18 May Reflection - Living in the Spirit Pentecost is the feast of the mysterious movement of the Holy Spirit. As we celebrate the birth of the Church at this time we are also invited to be attentive to God’s presence in our lives. The apostles were transformed from fear and […]
May 12, 2020

Rosary Reflection 15 May – Pentecost

15th May - PENTECOSTActs 2:4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues[a] as the Spirit enabled them.The disciples were afraid. Most of us have probably never experienced fear like the fear they were gripped with. They were afraid they would be […]
May 12, 2020

Rosary Reflections – The Ascension – 14 May

14th May - THE ASCENSIONMark 16:19 After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand of God. After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand […]
May 11, 2020

13th May Rosary meditation – He gave gifts

13th May Rosary meditation - He gave giftsAs you reflect on the mystery of the Ascension you could perhaps meditate on the gifts you need at this time to reach out to others. The Risen and Ascended Jesus returned to the Father for a purpose.This is explained very well in […]