Divine Mercy Sunday
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Divine Mercy Sunday

The 20th anniversary of the feast of Divine Mercy takes place this Sunday. To mark the day, Pope Francis will celebrate a special Mass at the Church of the Holy Spirit in Sassia, the centre of the devotion to Divine Mercy in Rome. The Mass will be televised live and streamed online around the world….

The Gift of Reverential Amazement
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The Gift of Reverential Amazement

Saint Augustine speculated that in heaven the glorified bodies of the martyrs might bear some traces of their sufferings. ‘Such scars will not be blemishes’ he wrote, ‘but, rather, marks of honour. Although corporeal they will shine out with a truly spiritual beauty.[1]’  This speculation reminds us of something important about the wounds on the…

Prayer Opportunity during the Current Forced Isolation: An Eastertide Retreat
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Prayer Opportunity during the Current Forced Isolation: An Eastertide Retreat

If you would like to structure your prayer life during Eastertide why not follow the Easter Retreat from the Ignatian Spirituality Centre, Glasgow? Source: ISC Glasgow Read more

Thomas’ Doubt and Faith in the Resurrection
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Thomas’ Doubt and Faith in the Resurrection

Central to Thomas’s and our faith in the resurrection is not so much that there is life after death in a risen body, but that Jesus is vindicated as Lord and God. ‘God raised him on the third day,’ said Peter in the house of Cornelius, ‘and allowed him to appear, not to all the people but…

Pope Francis: ‘We’re living through an Epochal Change’ – Preparing for the Aftermath of Covid-19
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Pope Francis: ‘We’re living through an Epochal Change’ – Preparing for the Aftermath of Covid-19

Cardinal Turkson highlighted the need for the commission and the importance of looking to the future “so as not to be unprepared.” He said: “The health crisis has already triggered an economic one.. The risk is that a social crisis will be provoked if this economic crisis is not dealt with immediately. One crisis risks…

Living the Emmaus Story
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Living the Emmaus Story

One thing is clear from the Emmaus account: as the visible Christ becomes the invisible Christ, he is no less present in a relationship with the disciples that moves them to mission and proclamation. The breaking of the bread is the visible, prophetic, life-giving gesture of Jesus which actually takes shape in the lives of…

Corona Pandemic: Where is God in all this?
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Corona Pandemic: Where is God in all this?

Christ, the Consoler. I would like to begin unpacking this idea with a thought experiment. Imagine someone comes to you and says something like the following: I’m really struggling at the moment. I am so busy after a recent promotion at work meaning much longer hours, with three kids at home, not to mention the…

Alleluya
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Alleluya

The Little Singers of the French Federation of Pueri Cantores came together virtually to sing Handel’s Alleluia. 250 Little Singers from all over France answered the call and offer you this song of Paschal joy!

‘Do Not Hold On to Me’………
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‘Do Not Hold On to Me’………

How did Mary not recognise the man she had followed for so long? Was she so blinded by grief that she couldn’t think clearly? Were her eyes full of tears (her weeping has now been mentioned three times)? Or does the position of her body offer a simpler explanation? Mary has stooped inside the tomb…

All You Need to Know about Fake News
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All You Need to Know about Fake News

In the last three years, there’s been a rampant increase in reports of the use of digital marketing tools like social media to spread false information, commonly referred to as “fake news.” From the supposed deaths of many celebrities (like the Cher story below)  to election tampering, it seems that this trend is – unfortunately…

He has Risen!  Halleluya!
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He has Risen! Halleluya!

We wish our readers and their loved ones the peace and joy of Easter. Happy Easter!

Three Days Went By: The Lord is Risen!
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Three Days Went By: The Lord is Risen!