Winter Approaches

The spiritual equivalent of the approaching demographic winter in Europe and the world has surely taken a firm hold in Ireland. A recent report (April 03 2018) in the Irish Examiner on the state of the Catholic Church in Ireland paints a very grim picture of the future for the Faithful in this country. Contrast…

In My Father’s Time

My Father was just seven months old when the Titanic was lost.  He was three when the First World War began, twelve when he watched the British army soldiers march through Saggart on their way to the North Wall and eighteen when the Stock Market crashed inaugurating what came to be known as the great…