Tag Archive | Pope Francis

Day 40: Generation Benedict, Looking Forward

Collette is a Law student from Birmingham.  She helps lead 2nd Friday, an informal movement for young adults which focuses on discipleship and evangelisation. With Lisette Carr, she is co-editrix of the GenerationBenedict blog. I had no idea what would become of the #generationbenedict blog when I sent a message to Lise on the eve of […]

Day 37: Generation Benedict, Looking Back

Lisette Carr is a French teacher, youth worker living in Dublin. She is currently studying for an MA in Marriage and Family at Maryvale Institute. She writes a blog about good things happening in the Catholic world at www.catholicismrocks.wordpress.com. With Collette, she is co-editrix of the GenerationBenedict blog.   On Shrove Tuesday, Collette and I had the idea […]

Palm Sunday- Sunday 24th March

Its a day of rest on the Generation Benedict blog. Why not join the #CaptureEaster initiative? Set up by a a couple of guys Stateside, Edmund and Jonathon, the goal is to take photos during Holy week of where you see beauty and where you see God and post them on Twitter and Instagram with […]

Day 33: Meeting Benedict on the train to Dublin

Rev. Paul Murphy, 29, is deacon of the Archdiocese of Armagh.  He will be ordained to the priesthood in June. When Cardinal Ratzinger was elected to the papacy I was an Art History student at Trinity College, Dublin. I had come across the Cardinal’s name in newspaper articles and knew precious little else about him. […]

Sunday 17th March

Happy St Patrick’s Day! Its a day of rest here on the GenerationBenedict blog. Don’t forget to say a special prayer today for our already beloved Pope Francis. Then, why not watch his first Angleus address…

Habemus Papam!

Deo Gratias for Pope Francis! His first words… Brothers and sisters good evening. You all know that the duty of the Conclave was to give a bishop to Rome. It seems that my brother Cardinals have gone almost to the ends of the earth to get him… but here we are. I thank you for […]