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Treasure Hunt

A woman sweeps her house in search of a lost coin (Lk 15:8). A merchant finds a valuable pearl and sells all he has to obtain it (Mt 13:45-46). 199 more words


My Exasperation With Irish Times Editors.

Below the line is a comment I just submitted to an Irish Times article written by Kathy Sheridan.


On the Irish Times comments section, It was split into two parts as there is a character limit for each comment submitted. 513 more words


The 50th Anniversary of Lumen Gentium

Today, November 21, 2014, we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Dogmatic Constitution on the Church, Lumen Gentium. Along with this major constitution, we also celebrate the 50th Anniversary of… 1,069 more words


That God may be all in all

Frances writes on next Sunday’s readings :- We live in a time when the world seems to be in chaos, with vicious wars being fought in Syria, led by its own ruler; and equally in Iraq and the Ukraine.  1,091 more words

Texts From Frances

The questions that got me thinking (Part I)

Below is an edited email I sent to a few friends about what got me questioning Catholicism and Christianity in general. My thoughts have developed since this email, but I think it illustrates some of the holes in Catholicism and Christianity that got me questioning. 2,942 more words


Questioning: A Brief Intro

I’ve started this blog as an exercise in getting my thoughts out. Right now it’s just a monologue – I’m writing this stuff so I can start verbalizing what’s been rattling around in my head for the last two or three years. 560 more words


Towers Of Capitalism and Communism

Every system as a flaw. On the right, I show an anti-capitalist piece of propaganda. As we centralize, we move closer in that direction. In the old days, Emperors and Popes had an incestual relationship. 446 more words