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Let go of unhappy resentment, its costs

October 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It’s not only love that makes the world go round. Resentment too is prominent in stirring the drink. In so many ways our world is drowning in resentment. Everywhere you look, it seems, someone is bitter about something and breathing out resentment. What is resentment? Why is this feeling so prevalent in our lives? How do we move beyond it? Soren Kierkegaard once defined resentment in this way. Resentment, he suggested, happens when we move from the happy feeling of admiration to the unhappy feeling of jealousy. And this, sadly, happens all too frequently in our lives and we are ... 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.


The sacred permission to be human

October 10th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— By Fr Ron Rolhesier... continue reading.


Fatherless at the depth of our being

September 26th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


Our timidity in the face of God’s abundance

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


May your kingdom come but not yet

September 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.

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  • Peter Kearney: Ultimately, the laity are left to uphold the sanctity of family life.
  • Plans for pilot Catholic/Jewish school in East Renfrewshire get gold star from education officials.

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