Tag - Ireland

Irish Priest Fr Brendan Hoban: Dissident or Apostate? Is This Priest Even Remotely Catholic?

Editor writes... Leitourgos asks that we discuss the above Taylor Marshall video which features sentiments expressed by an elderly Irish priest which are "simply unbelievable, but all too believable, if you know what I mean." Oh yes, I know exactly what you  mean.  Click here to watch a shorter clip from the above video... But first,...

Police Horses Fearful At Rainbow Crossings?

Editor writes... An Irish reader alerted me to the above video, as follows:   "Many pedestrian crossings over here are in rainbow colours and that reminded me of a news item one of my sons showed me (YouTube - September 2020) where mounted police horses (UK) were terrified to cross/walk over crossings such as these, put in...

Ireland: Synod Mania = Rebellion Against God

A reader in Ireland emailed this latest scandal, published in The Irish Catholic Newspaper... Sacramental marriage for gay and lesbian Catholics and the ordination of women priests are key demands of an LGBT focus group set by Bishop Kevin Doran as part of the synodal process. A Church-wide apology to LGBT people and their families...

The Death of the Mass in Once-Catholic Ireland

From the YouTube Platform, comment written 6 days ago... My Dad who was from Mayo, used to tell me when he was a boy in the 1930s, of the men and women who would walk for miles to Sunday morning Mass. Some of the older ones would really struggle because they would have been fasting...

The Holy Name of Jesus: Use Sparingly, Please…

For some time, I've meant to post a thread on the (sadly) casual use of the Holy Name of Jesus, especially when used as an expletive. This is something which is especially noticeable among Irish Catholics - certainly in Ireland itself. Some years ago, a non-Catholic remarked on this, saying that, in his view, nothing is...

Happy St Patrick’s Day 2021 – Please Pray for Formerly Catholic Ireland Today…

For those of you who may think that I was baptised "Editor" allow me to explain that I am proud to claim St Patrick as my patron saint - I am, therefore, sometimes called Patricia, sometimes Pat and very often other things as well.  Say no more... As always with devotional threads, feel free...

Irish Police State: What Kind of Catholic Would Report Priests For Offering Mass?

CAVAN, Ireland, November 19, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — Irish police are threatening a Catholic priest with prosecution because of his refusal to turn people away when they arrived for Mass. Under the current law, the Irish government is expressly forbidding gatherings for “religious or other reasons” and threatening priests with a fine of €2,500 and/or six months imprisonment should they...

Governments Bribed To Create Covid Panic – NOT A Conspiracy Theory…

Note:  the Dave Cullen video which we originally posted at the top of this thread, was later removed by YouTube.  Comment: The above video is spectacular in its exposé of the truth about the pandemic - clearly the Irish Government is no different from the governments of the UK in its crackdown on the civil liberties...

Ellen Organ aka Little Nellie of Holy God – A Future Saint of the Catholic Church?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ap2rCqBdPUQ Comment:  I received an email today from a Glasgow reader, enthusing about the story of Ellen Organ, popularly known as "Little Nellie of Holy God".  I was intrigued, and decided to search for a video.  The above is the best I could find, not least because others are either far too  sentimentalized or a tad...

Ireland: Latest Blasphemy – Muslim Call to Prayer Permitted in Catholic Church…

COUNTY MAYO, Ireland April 7, 2020 (LifeSiteNews) — A Catholic priest in the Archdiocese of Tuam, Ireland, invited local Muslims to offer an Islamic prayer during a Mass last Friday that was live-streamed by the parish and broadcast over local radio.  While the prayer was reportedly offered for an end to the coronavirus, Catholic sources have...