Daily Archives: April 6, 2012

A Battle on Good Friday

An account of the High King of Ireland, Brian Boru’s stirring speech given to his army before battle against the Danes on Good Friday 1014: “Their ranks had been formed before daylight, and as the sun rose, Brian rode through … Continue reading

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Hijacking the Passion

by Micah Murphy Jesus Christ died for the sins of all men, to offer them eternal life, if each man would accept it. Throughout the history of the Church, various groups have tried to claim the death of Christ for … Continue reading

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St John Vianney – meditation for Good Friday

MODEL YOUR DEATH UPON THAT OF JESUS CHRIST If we were required to die twice, we could jettison one death. But man dies once only, and upon his death depends his eternity. Where the tree falls, there shall it lie. If, … Continue reading

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Good Friday – Start of the Divine Mercy Novena

“I demand from you deeds of mercy which are to arise out of love for me. You are to show mercy to your neighbours always and everywhere” (from the Diary of St Faustina). Alongside this demand that we show mercy, inspired … Continue reading

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