Pope grants coronavirus indulgence

Catholics who are suffering from or caring for people with the coronavirus will be granted a plenary indulgence, the Vatican has announced. Pope Francis revealed at the weekend that he will deliver an extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing this Friday (March 27) at 5pm Irish time. Usually given only immediately after a new Pope’s election…

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Ethical investing

What is socially responsible or ethical investing? Róise McGagh writes how the ordinary person can drive change   The environment has been a topic that has really been heating up over the last couple of years. Protecting the planet is a value that many hold dear, including Pope Francis. LaudatoSí’ outlines the importance of the…

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Creative crafts with unexpected items

Children’s Corner   I am sure you are bored out of your mind from hanging around at home. There’s no school (although for some that’s a positive), no work, and some online classes that really aren’t holding anyone’s attention span for too long. Luckily, there are plenty of crafty things you can get up to…

Stressed out

RóiseMcGagh looks at what stress really is and the impact it can have on your body and mind.   “I am so stressed.” A statement you might flippantly repeat to yourself on the daily or consistently remind friends and family of. But what does it really mean to be stressed, and what kind of effect…

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