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The Holy Irritant · 1d ago

Aplology from Christian Churches to those Who Live with Diverse Sexuality

Please join this online petition to apologize to gay/lesbianTIQ folk for the hurt and damage caused by the Christian Church. Let us build this movement  towards a national change of heart in...
The Holy Irritant · 1W ago


GOOD FRIDAYDEATH PENALTYPRAYER VIGILYou are invited to join us to pray for all those on death row around the world.The special focus of our prayers, are  women and men waiting for execution ...
The Holy Irritant · 1Y ago

Singing My Way Through Catholicism

Wednesday March 8  this year marks the 64th    anniversary of my baptism at the Church of St John the Evangelist in 1953.Part of Catholic culture at the time of my birth wa...
The Holy Irritant · 1Y ago

The Web of the Cross

Jesus of the People Janet McKenzieThis online meditation was launched in 2000, the Year of Great Jubilee. I have published it  each year since  with updates to the links and reflections  as ...
The Holy Irritant · 3W ago

Ash Wednesday 2017

On this day we wear the mark of the ashen cross to remind ourselves that stardust is our origin and our destination. We have a responsibility for right living with each other and our Mother ...
The Holy Irritant · 1M ago

Interfaith Competition

The Holy Irritant · 1M ago

We Hang Our Heads In Shame

"These numbers are shocking. They are tragic and they are indefensible," chief executive of the Church's Truth Justice and Healing Council Francis Sullivan said in a statement to the Commiss...
The Holy Irritant · 1M ago

How To Dress Like A Biblical Scholar

John Dominic Crossan sits alongside other biblical scholars on my shelf of reference texts. Crossan is not usually quoted in your average parish homily and even less quoted in Vatican Docume...
The Holy Irritant · 1M ago

The World Interfaith Harmony Week 2017

The World Interfaith Harmony WeekAnnual UN Observance Week: Feb. 1-7The World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed at the UN General Assembly on September 23, 2010 by H.M. King Abdulla...
The Holy Irritant · 2M ago

Twelth Day of Christmas: The Journey

The Journey Of The MagiA cold coming we had of it,Just the worst time of the yearFor a journey, and such a long journey:The ways deep and the weather sharp,The very dead of winter.'And the ...