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Saint Cera of Kilkeary, January 5

On January 5 we commemorate Saint Cera, patroness of the parish which bears her name at Kilkeary, County Tipperary. Canon O’Hanlon tells us what is known of the life of this holy woman and monastic foundress:

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Feasts And Commemorations

Answering ancient questions: what is goodness?

People’ve been asking this question for a long, long, long time.

About 2,300 years ago, in ancient Greece, a very wise man named Plato recorded many of the words of his master, Socrates. 575 more words

Psalm 23

You are my shepherd, I will miss nothing. The water tastes sweeter and the grass looks greener in your presence, Lord.
You let laugh my soul, and because you are you, your way is good. 48 more words


My Psalms

I know many people who can’t do anything with the bible, but who in spite of that love and honor the psalms. Here people “like you and me” talk, cry, shout, sue, pray and despair, of themselves, of their life situations, of God. 128 more words


Taqwā and its Benefits

By Hadrat Mawlānā Muhammad Saleem Dhorat hafizahullāh

After the passing of Ramadān, it is important that we remind ourselves of the most important lesson the blessed month left us with, that of bringing Taqwā into our lives and doing our utmost to hold fast to it, until we breathe our last. 1,352 more words

Shaykh Saleem Dhorat

Happy Yule

A happy Yule to you all. May the Hunt ride far from your homes.

What can I give to Jesus?

Last week at a Christmas party: A questionnaire with multiple-choice questions which deal with Christmas is handed out to young adults between 20 and 50 years. 237 more words