Entries by William Henry

The hand of God

Little Philip was spending the weekend with his grandmother after a particularly trying week in infant school. His grandmother decided to take him to the park on Saturday morning. It had been snowing all night and everything was beautiful. His grandmother commented, ‘Doesn’t it look like an artist painted this scenery?  Did you know God […]

Think of others

A large, well built man visited the local St. Vincent de Paul and asked to see the person in  charge, who was well known for her charity. As he spoke to her he said in a voice breaking with emotion, ‘I’d like to draw your attention to the terrible plight of a poor family in […]

Martin Sheen

Martin Sheen Raised by devout Catholic parents who emphasised family rosary nights, the very famous Martin Sheen left the church as a young adult and lapsed in his faith. He experienced a reversion in middle age but had to adjust to the post-Vatican II changes in the Church. Sheen is vocally pro-life, especially since his […]

“The Oak tree”

Enter the new year doing everything you can to nourish a deep Catholic faith. Try and leave aside the outside negativity and focus on ways to strengthen your own personal relationship with God. When the dark hours arrive as they usually do, God willing your faith will pull you through.   The Oak Tree by […]


Just after Christmas Father Michael, was walking along the pavement in front of his church when he heard someone praying and when he inspected closer, what he heard nearly made his collar wilt.  Apparently, his 5-year-old nephew, Rory, and his playmates had found a dead robin. Feeling that proper burial should be performed, they had […]