Daily Archives: March 17, 2019

St. Patrick’s Breastplate: Armour for our time

St. Patrick’s Day used to be primarily celebrated as a religious feastday in Ireland, when banks, shops and businesses closed for the national holiday. Traditionally, the Irish went to Mass in the morning and prayed to St Patrick for missionaries. Dancing, … Continue reading

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Reflection for the 2nd Sunday of Lent, Cycle C

  FIRST READING      Genesis 15:5-12, 17-18 The Lord God took Abram outside and said, “Look up at the sky and count the stars, if you can.  Just so,” he added, “shall your descendants be.”  Abram put his faith … Continue reading

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