Death of a Statesman: David Trimble 1944-2022

Image:   Early this week the death was announced of Northern Ireland’s first First Minister, Lord David Trimble. Many of the younger people may not even recognize his name, but for those of us who lived through the tortuous period of time before the signing of the Good Friday Agreement in April 1998, he… Read More

A Glance Behind Peter’s Pence

A Glance Behind Peter’s Pence Last Sunday at Mass the second collection which is usually for Share was replaced by one for ‘Peter’s Pence’.  This is an annual suggested offering which is taken up throughout the Catholic world either on 29 June, the Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul, or on the Sunday closest to… Read More