All Blog Posts Tagged 'faith' (3)

The Mass Rock

Rocks and stones have always been special to the Irish. The Stone of Fal, reportedly brought to Ireland by the Tuatha de Dannan, was said to have the power to roar – but only when a man fit to rule Ireland stood upon it. The Rock of Doone, similarly only roared out under one fit to be a Chieftain of the…

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Added by Mike McCormack on May 1, 2022 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Is There a Double Entendre In the Lord’s Prayer?

O ye servants of the Lord, bless the Lord: praise and exalt him above all forever. (Daniel 3:85)

There are two basic kinds of double entendres, one salacious and the other not. Here we refer to the latter.…

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Added by Daniel P. McLaughlin on February 11, 2021 at 8:00am — No Comments

A Day of Pilgrimage: A Look Back

A pilgrimage in the 1950s from Belfast to Knock (County Mayo) as a boyhood memory

Today I went to one of Ireland’s holy places of pilgrimage -- the holy shrine of Knock, where it is said that in 1879 our Holy Mother Mary appeared to 15 people on the…

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Added by philip kelly on September 21, 2014 at 3:00pm — 2 Comments

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