Uninterrupted Masses For 800 Years

The Irish Abbey That Refused To Die by Teresa Limjoco Village of St Patrick’s Well ‘Ballintubber’ — As with all things Irish, there is a mystery captured in the name. In the west of Ireland, nestled amidst County Mayo’s rolling green hills, sits ancient Balintubber Abbey. Its name comes from the Gaelic, ‘Baile an Tobair … Read more

‘The Devil Has Not Gone Away’

But the Faith Runs Deep in Ireland “There is an old prophecy that the Faith in Ireland will nearly die out, but will re-ignite and turn the nation into a bonfire of Catholicism.” Father Tom Forde, OFM Cap, is a Chaplain at the University of Cork. In this deeply serious interview, he unflinchingly discusses the … Read more