Lúireach Phádraig

Lúireach Phádraig (The Breast Plate of Patrick) The lyr­ics are a trans­la­tion (Original Gaelic version follows) of a Gael­ic po­em called “St. Pat­rick’s Lor­i­ca,” or breast­plate. (A lorica – showing passion the word is Lúireach – was a mys­tic­al gar­ment that was sup­posed to pro­tect the wear­er from dan­ger and…

Feed the Hungry

If Jesus was to talk with an American Christian about feeding the poor, here is how I envision the dialog going: Jesus: Feed the hungry. American Christian: WOW, that’s a very loaded statement! What do you mean exactly by feed the hungry? Are you talking about feeding people in a…