SPIRITED THINKING SINCE 1888
Requiem Mass
October 09, 2017
The traditional Requiem is unremittingly bracing, calling us to contemplate the fearful mystery of death
March 21, 2017
McGuinness may have moved on from violence, but many victims of the IRA believe he never showed genuine remorse
September 19, 2016
The 'funeral without the funeral' could refocus our attention on the Eucharistic sacrifice. It's a lot cheaper, too
October 14, 2015
It is time to invoke the prayers of Saint Therese of Lisieux and Saint Martin of Tours for world peace
August 27, 2015
Cilla's funeral was always going to have a showbizzy flavour. But it needn't have watered down Catholic tradition
August 24, 2015
Fr Giancarlo Manieri, who celebrated the requiem mass for Vittorio Casamonica, said he was unaware of what was going to happen outside his church
July 09, 2015
Learning a lesson in mortality
March 30, 2015
The vestment, worn by Cardinal Nichols at the Requiem Mass last week, will be displayed at Ushaw College