Category: Saint John Paul II

Saint John Paul II on Silence

Again and again, I return to Pope Saint John Paul II’s magnificent Apostolic Letter  2 May 1995, Orientale Lumen. When it was promulgated twenty–three years...

Divine Mercy and the Monastic Vocation

Disclaimer: The series of letters entitled “Correspondence on the Monastic Vocation”, while based on the real questions of a number of men in various places...

The Sacrament of All Saints

We celebrate today the memory of all who, by the power of the Holy Ghost at work in their lives and in their deaths, have...

Quoniam in aeternum misericordia eius

His Lordship, Dr Michael Smith, Bishop of Meath, opens the Door of Mercy in the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar, on the Fourth Sunday...

Mary shares the Church’s burden

Mary shares our human condition, but in complete openness to the grace of God. Not having known sin, she is able to have compassion on...