Written by Plinio Corrêa de Oliveira The Spiritual Exercises by Saint Ignatius of Loyola are often presented as a magnificent sequence of logical arguments that can lead a person to amend his life, save his soul, choose his state in life or make important resolutions. While all these treasures are found in this work, we […]

The Sacred Heart – Bridge & Refuge

June 25, 2015

By Michelle Taylor “Come to me, all you that labor, and are burdened, and I will refresh you.” Matt.11:28   Though this age stresses “happy” and “safe,” in reality it has produced a steady diet of dire news, often uncomfortably close to home: teen pregnancies,substance abuse, marriage break-ups, suicides, murder in schools and so on. […]

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Voice of the Family’s Statement on the Encyclical Laudato Si

June 24, 2015

Written by Voice of the Family ROME, 18th June 2015 The international coalition Voice of the Family is deeply concerned by the omission from the encyclical letter Laudato Si of a reaffirmation of the Church’s teaching against contraception and on procreation as the primary end of the sexual act. The encyclical, published this morning, contains the welcome assertions that “concern […]

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Cease! The Heart of Jesus is with Me!

June 4, 2015

I was in my first sleep when the sound of the doorbell awakened me, whereupon I sprang from my bed, and, after a few hurried preparations, hastened to throw open the door. It was a bitter cold night in January, and the moon without threw its pale light over the wan spectral snow-covered landscape. The […]

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Media Bias Against Marriage

May 19, 2015

This is a video which documents the reporting bias of the Irish Times on the Marriage Debate.

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Crisis of the Family: The Synod and Europe

May 17, 2015

The Sacrament of Marriage is under vicious attack here in Ireland. We are organising two talks dealing with the Crisis of the Family in Europe and at the Synod, please try to make it for this presentation on such a crucial subject.   In Cork on Tuesday evening – SMA Hall, Wilton, Cork City, 7.30pm Room 6 […]

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Public Rosary Reminder

May 15, 2015

Tomorrow is the first of our Public Rosaries. At 4pm on O’Connell St. we will gather for an hour to pray a rosary for Ireland, and especially for the protection of marriage. For more information click HERE

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Why is homosexual “marriage” wrong? 7. It Defeats the State’s Purpose of Benefiting Marriage

May 11, 2015

7. It Defeats the State’s Purpose of Benefiting Marriage One of the main reasons why the State bestows numerous benefits on marriage is that by its very nature and design, marriage provides the normal conditions for a stable, affectionate, and moral atmosphere that is beneficial to the upbringing of children–all fruit of the mutual affection of the parents. This […]

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Why is homosexual “marriage” wrong? 6. It is Sterile

May 10, 2015

6. It Does Not Create a Family but a Naturally Sterile Union Traditional marriage is usually so fecund that those who would frustrate its end must do violence to nature to prevent the birth of children by using contraception. It naturally tends to create families. On the contrary, same-sex “marriage” is intrinsically sterile. If the “spouses” want a […]

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