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Confessions of a part-time Mass-goer

April 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

My name is Kevin McKenna and I don’t go to Mass every week. If there was a self-help group for Catholic back-sliders like me I’d probably be getting the hugs and back-rubbing treatment right now. “Amen brother, just let it out,” someone would say, gently. “We’ve all been there,” another would whisper. There could be tears. Afterwards someone might quote Luke 15:7. “I tell you that in the same way there will be more rejoicing in heaven over one sinner who repents than over ninety-nine righteous persons who do not need to repent.” It is one of the favourite ... continue reading.
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Provide Jesus with a warm welcome this Easter

April 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This week's editorial leader... continue reading.


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The transcript of our trial

April 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


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Cross Wires: Thursday breaking news

April 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic headlines... continue reading.


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Cross Wires: Wednesday breaking news

April 16th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines... continue reading.


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Cross Wires: Tuesday breaking news

April 15th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The latest Catholic and ecumenical headlines... continue reading.


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Cross Wires: Sunday breaking news

April 13th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

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