Monthly Archives: December 2013

the philosopher Ludwig Wittgenstein compared coming to faith and living by faith to falling in love. Falling in live with a person is a unique subjective experience. Lovers can be often love struck, sometimes lost for words, in each others … Continue reading

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“The birth of Jesus is the demonstration that God placed Himself once and for all on the side of mankind,” Pope Francis told his general audience on December 18. Because of the Incarnation, the Pope said, “earth is no longer … Continue reading

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Parish of Blackpool, The Glen and Ballyvolane Very Rev. John O’Donovan P.P. Hatton’s Alley, Blackpool, Cork – Mobile: 087 9144927 | Rev. Damian O’Mahony C.C. 1 Kilmorna He ights, Ballyvolane, Cork. Parish Offices: Blackpool 4300518 | Ballyvolane 4221977 | e-mail: … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Favorite Soccer Team Give Him a Birthday Gift

  San Lorenzo Present Holy Father with Replica Championship Trophy and Team Shirt VATICAN CITY, December 18, 2013 (Zenit.org) – A delegation from Pope Francis’ favourite soccer team this morning presented the Holy Father with a replica of a championship … Continue reading

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Pope Francis: Nativity Shows God’s Mercy to Humanity At His Weekly General Audience, Holy Father Says Birth of Jesus Brings Us Good News that We Are Loved “Immensely and Individually” by God. VATICAN CITY, December 18, 2013 (Zenit.org) – Pope … Continue reading

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Pope Francis Invites Residence Personnel To Morning Mass on His Birthday Four Homeless People Also in Attendance at Mass VATICAN CITY, December 17, 2013 (Zenit.org) – Celebrating his 77th birthday today, Pope Francis invited the personnel of his residence at … Continue reading

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The Third Week of Advent

Tuesday 17th December 2013. Christmas is a time to welcome Jesus into our lives in a new way. It is a time of re-dedication, renewal and refreshment. There is a beauty and fragrance about the Christmas story. The birth of … Continue reading

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