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Less people are going to church – whom to blame?

November 21st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It’s no secret that today there’s been a massive drop-off in church attendance. Moreover that drop-off in church-going is not paralleled by the same widespread growth in atheism and agnosticism. Rather, more and more people are claiming to be spiritual but not religious, faith-filled but not church-goers. Why this exodus from our churches? The temptation inside religious circles is to blame what’s happening on secularity. Secular culture, many people argue, is perhaps the most powerful narcotic ever perpetrated on this planet, both for good and for bad. It swallows most of us whole with its seductive promises of heaven on ... continue reading.
Satan Tempts Jesus

Tackling spiritual warfare head on

November 14th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


We all need help carrying our cross

November 7th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


Life reveals itself above and below us

October 31st, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ron Rolhesier... continue reading.


We can draw spirituality from chastity

October 24th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


Let go of unhappy resentment, its costs

October 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolhesier... continue reading.


A time for every purpose under Heaven

October 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Our Church was right to stay largely out of the independence referendum, but now is a time for action says KEVIN McKENNA... continue reading.

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  • A total of 165 women gathered for the second annual St Margaret, Queen of Scots, ladies lunch for the joyful celebration of life and the launch of Campaign Life 2017.
  • Archbishop Leo Cushley called e religious life ‘a shining witness to the love of Christ’ during a visit to Dysart Carmel..
  • Pupils from Sr Monica’s Primary, Milton, brought the story of David and Goliath to life with an ecumenical service in Wellington Church, Glasgow, attended by Archbishop Philip Tartaglia.
  • Bishop Joseph Toal of Motherwell celebrated Mass at St Mary’s Parish in Lanark last Friday as a hospital chaplain Sr Marguerite Ford was honoured with a Bene Merenti medal.
  • John Deighan writes—Hubble and moral trouble: The light of the Christian message.

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