Daily Archives: March 24, 2011

Seminary at Maynooth faces closure..

Maynooth – Michael Kelly (From the Irish Catholic) 24 Mar 2011 Maynooth College may soon cease to function as a Catholic seminary marking the end of a 200-year-tradition, The Irish Catholic has learned. The national seminary, which has educated Irishmen … Continue reading

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The Cynic Confronts Charismata

Speaking in tongues. Ahem. I came across this on http://catholicphoenix.com and have to admit to being intrigued. I too am a cynic, and have spoken to a priest who believes implicitly in ‘the gifts of the spirit’, and another who … Continue reading

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Lent, Screwtape and Libya

By William Van Ornum Several months ago I mentioned we’d be discussing C. S. Lewis’s Screwtape Letters during Lent. Now is a good time—acts of warfare are ongoing in Libya—and in Screwtape Lewis confronts readers with an underlying question: what … Continue reading

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