LCM Blog

Feile Brid

By getonline on 28-Jan-11 11:43

Féile Bríd is coming ‘round again and we remember the many stories about Brigid’s generosity, especially in the area of care, often seen as a feminine arena.  One of these stories is about a girl with leprosy, whose mother brought...

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White visit

By getonline on 09-Dec-10 11:27

Sr Bridget was here during the snow and left early this morning before any sign of the promised thaw. The taxi came as we were finishing morning prayer and the driver managed to reverse in the general direction of our...

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Heart speaks to heart

By getonline on 02-Oct-10 11:24

What we believe is not of our own makingbut a gift from God. Cardinal Newman at his beatification, has finally been acknowledged in his own country long after the rest of the world had discovered him. In Ireland also, we...

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Justice and Peace

By getonline on 18-Jun-10 11:22

The Kissing Cats captivated me when I first saw them on Pauline’s glass porch.  After she made me a gift of  them, I put them in my sitting room window, where neighbours, especially the children, often admire the handsome pair,...

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Answer to prayer

By getonline on 20-May-10 11:21

Answer to prayer Ronald Rolheiser seems to circle the world round and round with his helpful columns. The following extract is in response to the question about why prayer is sometimes not answered, given Christ’s firm promise: ‘If you ask...

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