Entries by William Henry

Teaching our Children of new ways to pray…

This article is adapted from 77 Ways to Pray for Your Kids. Meditation is one of the three “expressions of prayer” described by the Catechism (the others are vocal prayer and Contemplative Prayer). Vocal prayer is usually the first way kids learn to pray as they begin to imitate and repeat the meal prayer, prayers during Mass, or prayers they memorize. As […]

St. Nathy’s diocese….

Found online…….  St Nathy (6th century) holy man and patron of Achonry diocese 09 August, 2012 The image (left) shows the present Catholic Cathedral of the Annunciation and St Nathy at Ballaghdereen, Co Roscommon. St Nathy was a native of Leyney in Co Sligo. A pupil of St Finian of Clonard, he had a reputation […]

A cancer survivors story

What does Christ have to do with cancer? One woman’s path to peace By Mary Farrow Los Angeles, Calif., Nov 21, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Heather King never cared much for doctors. After years of relatively good health despite a 25-year stint as a functioning alcoholic, King had always taken her physical health somewhat […]

Today’s Gospel 29.8.19

The girl hurried back to the king’s presence and made her request, “I want you to give me at once on a platter the head of John the Baptist.”  The king was deeply distressed, but because of his oaths and the guests he did not wish to break his word to her. So he promptly […]

Leaving Mass Early

Leaving Mass Early Found this online – well worth reading……. We hope our pastor and friends won’t notice if we leave early, but Someone does We make a beeline for the door with our heads down after receiving communion because we have something important to do. We hope our pastor and friends won’t notice. And […]

Sir Anthony Hopkins – faith

  Anthony Hopkins opens up about faith, alcoholism, and success J-P Mauro Nov 05, 2018 Shutterstock The illustrious actor’s whole life changed when a woman asked him, “Why don’t you just trust in God?” For many of us, it’s hard to think of Anthony Hopkins without bringing to mind his chilling portrayal of Hannibal Lecter […]