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THIS IS NOT A TIME WHEN BISHOPS AND PRIESTS SHOULD BE CHASING AFTER MONEY!

IT IS UGLY, SINFUL AND SCANDALISING FOR BISHOPS AND PRIESTS TO BE BEGGING FOR MONEY WHEN THE POPULATION OF THE GLOBE IS UNDER THREAT FROM THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC.

Not only is the world undergoing a massive health threat but businesses are closing and many are losing their jobs.

This means that many people will not be able to pay their mortgage or rent and for many others it could mean less food on the table, less heat in their homes and other vital bills not being paid.

And in the midst of all of this there are bishops and priests launching appeals for more money for the clerical and ecclesiastical coffers!

The clerical geezer from Mullingar we mentioned yester – wants money to maintain his marble clad cathedral – and presumably to have all the food and comforts he and his fellow clerics in Mullingar have in a presbyters the size of a small hotel!

And on top of this we told yesterday that the new bishop in Mullingar – Deenihan – insisted on buying himself a new house last year – and I bet it was not a semi detached two up, two down.

Why could Deenihan not have lived in the small hotel presbytery beside his marble cathedra?

Why does one man need anymore that a sitting room, a dining room come office, a bedroom, a kitchen and a bathroom?

Last year on this blog I showed you all pictures of the palace style presbytery in another Meath parish – Navan – the size of a medium hotel – where a bedroom is set aside and called The Bishop’s Room. Why does the bishop of Meath have a second bedroom 30 miles from his own home?

And why is Meath refusing to make public the salary of its clergy? Are they afraid the figures might shock?

The RCC globally is one of the very richest multi nationals – if not the richest.

The Vatican global property portfolio is packed with the best of properties in the best locations.

HOW THE VATICAN BUILT ITS MASSIVE PROPERTY PORTFOLIO USING MUSSOLINI’S MILLOONS

Papacy used offshore tax havens to create £500m international portfolio, featuring real estate in UK, France and Switzerland

David Leigh, Jean François Tanda and Jessica Benhamou THE GUARDIAN

Few passing London tourists would ever guess that the premises of Bulgari, the upmarket jewellers in New Bond Street, had anything to do with the pope. Nor indeed the nearby headquarters of the wealthy investment bank Altium Capital, on the corner of St James’s Square and Pall Mall.
But these office blocks in one of London’s most expensive districts are part of a surprising secret commercial property empire owned by the Vatican.
Behind a disguised offshore company structure, the church’s international portfolio has been built up over the years, using cash originally handed over by Mussolini in return for papal recognition of the Italian fascist regime in 1929.

Since then the international value of Mussolini’s nest-egg has mounted until it now exceeds £500m. In 2006, at the height of the recent property bubble, the Vatican spent £15m of those funds to buy 30 St James’s Square. Other UK properties are at 168 New Bond Street and in the city of Coventry. It also owns blocks of flats in Paris and Switzerland.
The surprising aspect for some will be the lengths to which the Vatican has gone to preserve secrecy about the Mussolini millions. The St James’s Square office block was bought by a company called British Grolux Investments Ltd, which also holds the other UK properties. Published registers at Companies House do not disclose the company’s true ownership, nor make any mention of the Vatican.
Instead, they list two nominee shareholders, both prominent Catholic bankers: John Varley, recently chief executive of Barclays Bank, and Robin Herbert, formerly of the Leopold Joseph merchant bank. Letters were sent from the Guardian to each of them asking whom they act for. They went unanswered. British company law allows the true beneficial ownership of companies to be concealed behind nominees in this way.

The company secretary, John Jenkins, a Reading accountant, was equally uninformative. He told us the firm was owned by a trust but refused to identify it on grounds of confidentiality. He told us after taking instructions: “I confirm that I am not authorised by my client to provide any information.”
Research in old archives, however, reveals more of the truth. Companies House files disclose that British Grolux Investments inherited its entire property portfolio after a reorganisation in 1999 from two predecessor companies called British Grolux Ltd and Cheylesmore Estates. The shares of those firms were in turn held by a company based at the address of the JP Morgan bank in New York. Ultimate control is recorded as being exercised by a Swiss company, Profima SA.

British wartime records from the National Archives in Kew complete the picture. They confirm Profima SA as the Vatican’s own holding company, accused at the time of “engaging in activities contrary to Allied interests”. Files from officials at Britain’s Ministry of Economic Warfare at the end of the war criticised the pope’s financier, Bernardino Nogara, who controlled the investment of more than £50m cash from the Mussolini windfall.
Nogara’s “shady activities” were detailed in intercepted 1945 cable traffic from the Vatican to a contact in Geneva, according to the British, who discussed whether to blacklist Profima as a result. “Nogara, a Roman lawyer, is the Vatican financial agent and Profima SA in Lausanne is the Swiss holding company for certain Vatican interests.” They believed Nogara was trying to transfer shares of two Vatican-owned French property firms to the Swiss company, to prevent the French government blacklisting them as enemy assets.
Earlier in the war, in 1943, the British accused Nogara of similar “dirty work”, by shifting Italian bank shares into Profima’s hands in order to “whitewash” them and present the bank as being controlled by Swiss neutrals. This was described as “manipulation” of Vatican finances to serve “extraneous political ends”.

The Mussolini money was dramatically important to the Vatican’s finances. John Pollard, a Cambridge historian, says in Money and the Rise of the Modern Papacy: “The papacy was now financially secure. It would never be poor again.”
From the outset, Nogara was innovative in investing the cash. In 1931 records show he founded an offshore company in Luxembourg to hold the continental European property assets he was buying. It was called Groupement Financier Luxembourgeois, hence Grolux. Luxembourg was one of the first countries to set up tax-haven company structures in 1929. The UK end, called British Grolux, was incorporated the following year.
When war broke out, with the prospect of a German invasion, the Luxembourg operation and ostensible control of the British Grolux operation were moved to the US and to neutral Switzerland.

The Mussolini investments in Britain are currently controlled, along with its other European holdings and a currency trading arm, by a papal official in Rome, Paolo Mennini, who is in effect the pope’s merchant banker. Mennini heads a special unit inside the Vatican called the extraordinary division of APSA – Amministrazione del Patrimonio della Sede Apostolica – which handles the so-called “patrimony of the Holy See”.
According to a report last year from the Council of Europe, which surveyed the Vatican’s financial controls, the assets of Mennini’s special unit now exceed €680m (£570m).
While secrecy about the Fascist origins of the papacy’s wealth might have been understandable in wartime, what is less clear is why the Vatican subsequently continued to maintain secrecy about its holdings in Britain, even after its financial structure was reorganised in 1999.

The Guardian asked the Vatican’s representative in London, the papal nuncio, archbishop Antonio Mennini, why the papacy continued with such secrecy over the identity of its property investments in London. We also asked what the pope spent the income on. True to its tradition of silence on the subject, the Roman Catholic church’s spokesman said that the nuncio had no comment.


WILL YOU BISHOPS AND PRIESTS STOP TAKING THE SCARE MONEY OF STRUGHLING PEOPLE TO ADD TO YOUR PROPERTY, MONEY, ART AND OTHER PORTFOLIOS.

If Mullingar Darby is short let get a grant or loan from the Vatican’s BANK OF THE HOLY SPIRIT.


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174 replies on “THIS IS NOT A TIME WHEN BISHOPS AND PRIESTS SHOULD BE CHASING AFTER MONEY!”

I have my state pension of £ 674 a month.
If necessary I will seek a payment holiday from all my creditors.
The Lord will provide. He always has.

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9.35: What do you mean Pat? Payment holiday from your creditors? I hope you’re not financially stuck at the moment. But it will happen soon for clergy. That is our problem! I feel so sorry for families and we have a healthy charity fund which is being used to buy food for needy families. Never before have we a great need to care.

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Not a mention of Prayerful support from you in these unprecedented times!
Sums you up, it really shows the boyo you are, not a single Christian bone in your selfish body.
There’s many words could describe you but it would be wrong and unholy to write these.
I’m certain your parents, God rest them would be turning in their graves.

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I’m sorry, but it is not ‘ugly, sinful and scandalising’ for Romanist bishops and priests to be begging money in a global pandemic: it’s just par for the course.😩

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The original Bishop’s palace in Mullingar is beside the cathedral and is now the priests’ house and has been for many years. HOWEVER a former bishop built a new house on the Dublin road away from the centre of the town a few decades ago. It is this – other house – which was known as Bishop’s House which is apparently now not used as accommodation. It would appear that this second house is now used as offices/administration and the new bishop has bought another house elsewhere in Mullingar and has a new residence. Someone can surely clarify this. It also appears that the former bishop also has a new residence. Both of them are in Mullingar. Surely someone can clarify this???? To recap: there’s the palace which is the priests house now, the Bishop’s house on the Dublin road, the new Bishop’s new house and the retired Bishop’s new house. That makes four houses (one of which is a communal priests house). Is this correct? Surely someone from Meath can clarify??

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Absolutely astounding. In these perilous times wouldn’t it be the Christian thing to do for Bishop Bling to open his mansion for use by the homeless of Belfast , especially if they have to self isolate?What man, on his own, needs 4 acres and multiple rooms for himself? The RCC should reclassify itself as a financial institution instead of a church

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12:08am
“Christian” “Four ******* Houses” “My Arse”
Give Bling a Bell & tell them fellows to sell.
“That’s the Christian thing to do”

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As I understand it English charity-law is that a charity that is hoarding wealth – rather than spending it on the purposes that the charity claims to promote – is not allowed to ask for donations. And generally the Charity Commission enforces that rule.
But then Catholic charities have always been a law unto themselves.

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What if an “arm” of the church isn’t a charity? They have connections in New Jersey, Turks & Caicos (which never gets hit by hurricanes) . . .

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+Pat: I was aware of some of this already: thus my distaste for the whole rotten farrago of the RCC. What is so sad is the lack of this information among the vast majority of church going parishioners. Many of them already struggle with finances yet the sponging clergy continue to bleed them dry.
You do well to highlight this issue. Perhaps the usual RCC blinkered cathbot defenders could reply by justifying the RCC ‘s retention of such vast accumulated wealth?
That question is purely rhetorical: they can’t!
MMM

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7.42: Go back to bed Mournful Maisie. What do you as a rabid atheist do by way of helping your local community?Don’t be shy. Tell us. What fund raising efforts have you organised for the support of local charities who reach out to the most needy? Or is yours a closed world…where what seems of most concern is your constant sniping at the Catholic church: f**k the world type laptop warrior.

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9.28: Matthew 6: 1-8 is surely appropriate for MMM. “Do not let the left hand know what the right is doing…..”
Don’t you know this? Or are you just such an idiot as to think he’d rise to your baiting?

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A LETTER TO THE NORTHERN BISHOPS.
Dear Bishops,
Our country, indeed the world, now faces the most serious crisis in living memory.
Our health service and it’s workers are about to put under intense pressure with
staff, facilities and resources stretched beyond breaking point.
Bishops, now is your chance to shine and show true Christian spirit.
You have many presbyteries, parochial houses and indeed bishops residences which
have spare capacity and many empty rooms.
Can you make these available to the NHS workers to become places of safety and rest for exhausted
doctors and nurses etc. Follow the example of footballers Neville and Giggs who have
made their hotels available to NHS personnel so they can rest peacefully and recharge.
There are also many convents ( I’m thinking of Drumalis in Larne) vastly underused at present with ample accommodation which could be offered as convalescence places for recovering patients. This would relieve
pressure on the hospitals and free up beds for new, incoming seriously ill patients.
Bishops, do something which will make a big positive difference.
You have preached the gospel for long enough. Now is your chance to live it.
Yours sincerely
V P Gallagher

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Why don’t you post this letter directly to them including your contact details. You won’t will you? Because you don’t have the balls like so many on here. You rather post this shite on this blog sewer instead. Charlatan Gallagher.

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Not a time for 0riests and bishops chasing after m8ney…Apart from one guy in Mullingar, name the rest from your conspiracy theory. It’s also not a time for you, Pat, to take exorbitant fees from struggling young couples for officiating at their weddings ir fir takung fees for dou5ng traveller baptisms. Also not a time to present lectures for all of us about our Christian and civil duties. We are well ahead of you, hypocrite. Today you should actually show us your big gesture and let us follow you. Apart from condemning, is there any substance to your preaching? I for one will only take Jesus as my role model.

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8 35: All defensive again Buckley. Many, many priests are way ahead of you in caring, kindness, justice, prayer, Christ-likeness ….you too try but stop boasting. Let us all work together for the well being 9f one another. Surely pitting one against another is very wrong and inappropriate.

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Mornin All.
Begorra, Bros, there’s good news and bad news.
The good news is ‘lockdown’. The bad news is the KKK..aka…Kooky Kollard Klub…are rattled.
Big Time, Bros. Tis on the grapevine. I put down time in Maynooth, back in the day. Sing Sing!!!
Now these garsuns are clueless as to my identity. You’d never know who I might know-MMM.
The unknown soldier. Bros, up a few notches today!!!
By the end of the day the KKK will be in such a tizzy they’ll be dizzy.
May the Force be with us.+
G ‘Day, yall.
😎😎😎😎😎😎+

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TURN TO ME By John Foley
Based on Isaiah 45: 22-23 Isaiah 51: 12,4,6
ANTIPHON
Turn to me, O man and be saved,
Says the Lord for I am God;
There is no other, none beside me.
I call your name.
1… I am He that comforts you;
Who are you to be afraid of man who dies,
is made like the grass of the fields, soon to wither.
2…Listen to me, my people;
Give ear to me my nation:
a law will go forth from me,
and my justice for a light to the people.
3…Lift up your eyes to the heavens,
and look at the earth down below.
The heavens will vanish like smoke,
and the earth will wear out like a garment.

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08:01 & 11:31 – it is evident that you are angry at + Pat. It is a long standing tactic of transference and obfuscation to attack a person who is criticising you and your Church. I suggest, however, that you desist from doing this, and concentrate instead on the reality and truth behind what + Pat is saying. We all know that the Roman Catholic Church and its bishops and priests have squandered any trust that we ever had in them, and therefore cannot expect us to believe what we are told by them. We have earned the right to be circumspect and to question closely. They have lost the right to be automatically listened to and believed.

It is right that we ask the question about the Church’s priorities in these days. There seems to be very little that is coming out from the Church that is encouraging. at least from its leadership. If good is being done by the Church this is inevitably at the local micro level. There are legitimate questions to be asked about how the Church is deploying and sharing its vast resources and capital, such as the use of Church properties for appropriate use in the present circumstances. Just as it is legitimate to express surprise that the Church in some areas seems to be concerned more for its loss of income, rather than being prepared to draw on undoubtedly large reserves that could be available to it. These are perfectly legitimate questions, which should be asked. A reasonable, rational and calm response from the Church would be helpful, although I doubt we will get that. All we will get is acolytes like you spewing anger, because you don’t like it that we are asking these questions.

+ Pat, keep on asking, please. Keep holding the feet of our bishops and priests to the fire. They may not like it. Tough !

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Well said @ 9.04. They certainly don’t like having their “ontological superiority” questioned in all matters, secular as well as clerical.

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You are a spoiled Seminarian, deacon or Priest Kieran aren’t you? We can spot your lack of contentedness miles away.

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10:56 – better to be a spoiled something rather than a complicit enabler of abuse and coverup, which is what most clerics are by default, because they continue to support and take cover under an institution that has become rotten, sinful and dangerous at its core. You 10:56 sound like an angry, embittered cleric stuck where he is with no options and no courage to go and look for any. I feel sorry for you. If you but stepped out of your anger and your imprisonment, you might find a bright and happy future ahead of you. Go on, give it a go….!

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Bp Pat, this is also not a time when bishops and priests should be chasing after men! This will be easier said than done and expect several… well, let’s just say, “disappearances” in the coming months.

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A “disappearance” on here invariably means due to a gay sex-related scandal or fraud; even both on a good day!

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11.45am You are obviously the same
pervert at 11.19 and 10.24am or like minded like him who obviously gets off on ideas regarding gay sex. Your mind is really like a cesspit isn’t it? Have you too much time on your hands perhaps? No doubt you are missing the laybys and toilets. Much more time to project your filthy thoughts on to others on this blog, that’s so easy to do. Come off it we know exactly what your game is. Filth bag

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Whatever you say, say nothing, when you talk about you know what
For if you know who should hear you, you know what you’ll get
They’ll take you off to you know where for you wouldn’t know how long
So for you know who’s sake don’t let anyone hearing singing this song

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This CORONAVIRUS is having a huge impact on family life according to the ISPCC – over ac 1000 calls from children expresding anxiety about this virus as they are hearingnso much about it. Children with ill parents are distraught, thinking the virus will further weaken them. Children not able to see grandparents are very upset, naturally. Chikdren from separated parents and broken homes are missing the warmth, safety, contact and security of school. It is a very painful, uncertain and frightening time for children. I had a funeral yesterday where 6 grandchildren could not attend the funeral but they watched it on our parish webcam. I mentioned them individually and they were, I understand, delighted. Tomorrow all parishes will join at 12 noon in solidarity for prayer – to pray especially for our medical and healthcare workers, for our country and the world, for thevsick and lonely, firbthosevwho have died and for the bereaved. Perhaps all of us could pause at this time together, reflect or pray or do some good deed. The other issues about church and priesthood might be placedcasude for tomorrow and can I suggest That Pat might allow expressions of prayers and reflection. I provided a wide space in our church where people can write their prayers, thoughts and reflections..then place them in a glass container….It’s very much used and appreciated but from today I am closing our Church fully, with only funerals allowed until further notice and will stream live mass each day for all who want to join in spiritual communion…

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That would be a fifth house
Current priests house (former palace)
Bishop’s house Dublin road
Apparently Tom has new house
Apparently Mickey smith has new house
And you say now that fr D may be in the process of new house

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I don’t understand why people continue to take jibes at Pat for simply earning a modest living to fund himself and his mission. People who value his service should be free to support him – it has always been so. The issue with churches and money is the draining of large sums from large congregations and the subsequent wealth and misuse of that cash.

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See it’s perfectly simple. Pat got thrown out of the institution for being a trouble maker. They were hoping he would starve and beg to be taken back. Neither of these things happened, the courts have forced them to house him and he feels free to point out the many failings of the institution. They are bound to be jealous because he has a love life and an income.
Hurts, Fathers, doesn’t it!

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Nice one and well said. Furthermore +Pat is free to speak his mind without “touching his forelock ” to some episcopelian overseer of the RCC.
And the hierarchy doesn’t like that. Neither do all those other anaemic PPs and CCs who lack the guts to quit or even speak up against their now disgraced institution.

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1.46: No one is condemning Pat for seeking financial support. I suspect he needs to do so. That’s his business but he should not be constantly sniping at other clergy. He has absolutely no idea how any priest spends his salary. He doesn’t know who or who doesn’t give to charity. It’s not his business to suggest by his cynical take that priests in general don’t care. It’s grossly unfair. I commend Pat for his charitable deeds but I also know many, many others who do likewise. Isn’t it time to encourage and support one another?

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1.58
Priests’ salary? That’s a euphemism for distortion, because Canon Law emotionally blackmails Catholics into handing over money to you charlatans (you call these ‘donations’ or ‘offerings’, other euphemisms) by telling them that they have a ‘grave obligation’ to do so.
But this is only part of the rip-off: there’s the ‘Envelope Economy’, other handouts by Catholics to priests, including Mass ‘offerings’ (euphemism for ‘costs’), funeral ‘offerings’ (again, euphemism for ‘costs’).
The institutional RC Church trades in euphemism.

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2.44: Your world Marge is all about you bullying others. You are an abuser. Parishioners are wonderfully kind to me. Jealous, aren’t you? You pathetic fool.

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3.48
Glad I got your attention, ‘Father’.🙋
I’d bet you’ve done better than usual out of the Coronavirus lunacy. All that exploitable fear.😨
How much have you raked in this week from the frightened sheep?
Enough to put towards that BMW you’ve had your eye on?😉
Or that handsome young man you’re sugar-daddying?👤
The sheep are ever-so biddable when they’re frightened, aren’t they, ‘Father’? When they’re stupid enough to see ‘Father’ as a lightening rod bringing down grace from Heaven?

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😝😆🤣😂 jeez Maggie your a caution. I’d say you know all about sugar daddying handsome young men 🤠😉

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5.05: Proof of your lunacy and broken brain. I bet those handsome young ones ran when they saw your face. Ugly. Ugly. Ugly.

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5.05: Magna, assuming you might become sick with coronavirus, can we, with your permission, arrive at your gate and sing – “What a friend we have in Jesus…?” Just wondering….😆😆😆🐱🐱🐱🐱🤣🤣🤣🤣🎀🎀🎀😊😊😊🎀🎀🐄.Love your Mumsy in isolation.

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Golly gosh, Pat, you’re just so so so so wonderful and amazing. A walking saint if you ask me. Don’t throw out any of your old clothes. They’ll all be needed for relic rubbing someday. Could be sooner rather than later with CV19. Mind how you go.

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How many have you bought so far? Maybe you will give yours to a sick may person instead when the time comes. You are fucked financially anyhow – no weddings North or South and no £600 fee. There is a God. Maybe you should set up a P Buckley go fund me page.

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Pat, I wish You luck in fund raising….where are your natural supporters???? In the past week alone parishioners dropping in to our Church for prayer have contributed over 2000 euro for our charity box which we are using for needy families and elderly who live alone. People are very kind.

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4.01

And where is the much-vaunted love and compassion of your church, priest?

Why are you fundraising for needy families when your diocese likely has millions tucked away, much of it liquid asset? Why are you still scrounging off your sheep when all the money necessary is already there…in parsimonius hands?

Truth is, priest, your church is a living self-contradiction: it teaches love and care of the poor and needy…provided it does not involve expenditure of its Croesusian sums.

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Magna, I’m afraid that Father is unlikely to have heard of Croesus. Such figures of classical antiquity are off the syllabus these days, perhaps they invite comparison to the hierarchy.

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There is Earth-axis tilting news from the Irish bishops: on 25 March they are to consecrate Ireland to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for ‘strength and protection’ from Covid-19.

As for putting their substantial property portfolios and their liquidised assets at the service of national governments, they have as yet to comment.

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4.42: Get a life You Hater. Hatred, envy, laziness, selfishness, narcissism, jealousy is all you are and a useless piece of rottenness. You are a calamitous fool. Grow up, dear child. Go stock up in your gin before complete lockdown….idiot.

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TURN TO ME By John Foley
Based on Isaiah 45: 22-23 Isaiah 51: 12,4,6
ANTIPHON
Turn to me, O man and be saved,
Says the Lord for I am God;
There is no other, none beside me.
I call your name.
1… I am He that comforts you;
Who are you to be afraid of man who dies,
is made like the grass of the fields, soon to wither.
2…Listen to me, my people;
Give ear to me my nation:
a law will go forth from me,
and my justice for a light to the people.
3…Lift up your eyes to the heavens,
and look at the earth down below.
The heavens will vanish like smoke,
and the earth will wear out like a garment.

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Fat lot of use a day of consecration will do. More pious shite and bullshit. Why don’t the priests and bishops go volunteer to help out in hospitals or social services……..ummm……..thought not.!

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3.24
It is not uplifting, you myopic fool. It’s manifestation of a neurosis, created and maintained by people like you.
The institutional Romanist Church has people so terrified of God that’ll they’ll risk infecting one another just to bring their fears before him in a semi-public building during a pandemic.

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4.54: Marge, the reality of the CORONAVIRUS has itself brought immense fear and anxiety to the world. God will give us the strengths we need. Your ignorant downplaying of the seriousness off this virus is bizarre, absurd and dangerous. Thank God you are seen through for the mad fool you are. You certainly wiuld be useless to any services looking for volunteers. Deranged, drunkard, a reject, a miserly, lonely piece of insignificance – stay in your stone hut. You are in the way of human decency, caring and compassion.

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4.54: Jealous that you are not in any significant role of leadership or service or ministry as are our priests. What a sad figure you cut! Glad, just so glad that your lufe is so miserably disordered.. all self inflicted. God bless our priests.

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Or they could be calling into the Church just to sit in the comfort of His Presence, not afraid of Him in the least, no hint whatsoever of the toxic and jaundiced glaucoma that marrs everything you cast your gimlet eye over MagnaTroll at 4:54pm

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5.50
Don’t move the goalposts, priest.
People aren’t frightened of Coronavirus. Are you really so intellectually shallow? They are afraid of what they think this virus will lead to. And what might that be? DEATH.
But why are they afraid of death? Because arseholes like you have brainwashed them and exploited them into dwelling on what YOU say lies beyond it: Judgement by a juridical deity, and possible eternal damnation. THAT’S why they are turning up, in such numbers, in a semi-public building during a pandemic.
I have never downplayed any GENUINE seriousness associated with Coronavirus; I have rightly criticised the hype and hysteria surrounding it.
Coronavirus itself has generated no fear, you moron; but human beings have.
And doubtedless parasites like you have profited from it.

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3.28: Your cynicism is wonderfully helpful! I am certain that unless I am a trained medical or health care worker, I’d be of little use to any hospital. Are you thick? Expecting anyone without necessary qualifications run around hospital or social services!! Most day care centres are CLOSED – for obvious reasons unless you’re in another world. Our local hospitality group are keeping in touch by phone with our housebound. What qualifications have you to bring to any situation now? Let us know. As for prayer: Many, many find comfort through it and by calling to the Church simply to sit, reflect, light a candle…and in the last week it is heartening to witness the huge numbers visiting our Church….this is uplifting.

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Headlines: Spirit Digest.com
1. Things are going downhill between China and the United States Fast…And it may be a path that ends with the two countries in a heated military confrontation.
21 Million Fewer Cellphone Users in China May Suggest a High Virus Death Toll
2.Vatican decrees plenary indulgence for all Catholics dealing with coronavirus
3.Where is the promised report on McCarrick?

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Headlines: Spirit Daily.com
1. MAILBAG: IN ANY CIRCUMSTANCE, THERE ARE THE MIRACLES OF MARY
2.Bishops invite nations to consecrate at Fatima
3.Everything you needed to know about: spiritual communions

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You can tell this post and others are from protestants who simply refer to Our Lady as simply ‘Mary’. Tells you more about the scum that follow Buckley.

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5.18
So Protestants who refer to the mother of Jesus by her actual name are…’scum’?😕
I’d rather be a good Protestant than a fake Catholic, like you.

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Well if you call human beings scum, your own use of Our Lady is not having much positive effect on your life.
Mary is found in NT, our Lady is a medieval use.

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Bishop, I am sure many priests will take advantage of the offer that currently the premium Grindr service is available for free!

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5.11: I guess you are a classic grdr user! Seems you know much. Now you’ll have to stop your vile practices because of another virus – CORONAVIRUS in top of what you already have!! Grow up, you gombeen…

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I would be surprised at nothing from an organisation which can name a bank as the Vatican bank is named.
Immaculate Heart of Mary Financial Advice is relatively sensible in comparison.

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“You Are Near”
Dan Schutte

Album Here I Am, Lord (30th Anniversary Edition)

Yahweh, I know you are near
Standing always at my side
You guard me from the foe
And you lead me in ways everlasting

Lord, you have searched my heart
And you know when I sit and when I stand
Your hand is upon me
Protecting me from death
Keeping me from harm

Yahweh, I know you are near
Standing always at my side
You guard me from the foe
And you lead me in ways everlasting

Where can I run from your love?
If I climb to the heavens you are there
If I fly to the sunrise
Or sail beyond the sea
Still I’d find you there

Yahweh, I know you are near
Standing always at my side
You guard me from the foe
And you lead me in ways everlasting

Marvelous to me are your works
How profound are your thoughts, my Lord
Even if I could count them
They number as the stars
You would still be there

Yahweh, I know you are near
Standing always at my side
You guard me from the foe
And you lead me in ways everlasting

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You going soft in the head loopy Len repeating this from yesterday again. I know Pat likes to encourage all sorts of Looneys but this is a bit much.

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America “The Jesuit Review” Americamagizine.org
“Be Not Afraid”: The song that eases the biggest transitions in—and out of—life
Colleen Dulle
June 14, 2018
The popular Catholic hymn “Be Not Afraid” has been included in the hymnals of every Christian denomination, but people might be more likely to sing it in a time of fear or grief than at church.
An informal Twitter survey of America readers returned story after story—some of them embedded in this article—of people singing the hymn to comfort dying relatives or when facing intimidating transitions in life.
That’s exactly why the song exists: Bob Dufford, S.J., started writing “Be Not Afraid” when he was, well, afraid.
It was 1972, and Dufford was not a “Father” yet. He was on a Jesuit retreat, preparing to be ordained and grappling with anxiety about his future: Where would he go? What sort of work would he do as a priest? Would he be any good at it?
Bob Dufford, S.J., started writing “Be Not Afraid” when he was, well, afraid.
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His spiritual director suggested that he pray with the Annunciation in mind. Perhaps he could relate to Mary, who was “greatly troubled” when the angel appeared to her and said she would give birth to the Messiah. Dufford read the passage, and the angel’s words stuck with him: “Do not be afraid.”
The line “Be Not Afraid” came to Father Dufford on that retreat, with the same melody it has today.
A few weeks later, a friend, Medical Mission Sister Therese Connolly, told Father Dufford she would be leaving to do missionary work in Ghana. Hoping to finish the song before she left, he started reflecting on the end of Matthew’s Gospel, when Jesus says “I am with you always.” That inspired a second line, “I go before you always,” but he would not finish the song for another year.
“Come, follow me,” came from another Father Dufford song. He sang a bit of it in a phone interview with America: “It was ‘Come, follow me, I will make you fishers of men,’ and I knew that was not going anywhere. It was a dumb melody, but I had the ‘Come, follow me.’ I kinda liked that part.” So he added it to his new song, and wrapped up the chorus with “And I will give you rest.”
After the chorus was done, Father Dufford was ordained. He directed a retreat of his own. Finally, in autumn 1973, the verses came to him, fully formed.
After the chorus was done, Father Dufford was ordained.

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Be Not Afraid – St. Louis Jesuits & Bob Dufford, S.J.
You shall cross the barren desert,
but you shall not die of thirst.
You shall wander far in safety,
though you do not know the way.
You shall speak your words to foreign men,
and and they will understand,
You shall see the face of God and live.
Be not afraid,
I go before you always,
Come follow Me,
and I shall give you rest.
If you pass through raging waters
in the sea, you shall not drown.
If you walk amidst the burning flames,
you shall not be harmed.
If you stand before the pow’r of hell
and death is at your side,
know that I am with you, through it all
Be not afraid,
I go before you always,
Come follow Me,
and I shall give you rest.
Blessed are your poor,
for the Kingdom shall be theirs.
Blest are you that weep and mourn,
for one day you shall laugh.
And if wicked men insult and hate you, all because of Me,
blessed, blessed are you!
Be not afraid,
I go before you always,
Come follow Me,
and I shall give you rest.

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5.57: But Magna, how could you ever be a good Protestant since you are not a good Christian? Ever. Catholic – this you incevwere till Maynooth found you unfit an unsuitable..and flung you out. Thus began your fierce journey of hatred. Sad.

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Actually, Sucker Josie, no. Off sales are off-limits in the UK. Non-essential travel, y’see.😄

But I’d bet that the Romanist parasites would argue that visits to one of their temples constitutes essential travel. How else would ‘Father’ replenish the coffers he says are for charity, from the trembling sheep in these uncertain times?

But how do we know that ‘Father’ isn’t dipping his unsantised hand deep into that coffer for his own ends? Because ‘Father’ says so. Well, we all know ‘Father’s’ track record on telling the truth, don’t we?😆

‘Father’ would never tell a lie, would he?😉

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“In the beginning was the Word and the Word was with God and the Word was God.”
😎😎😎

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“Our Lady of Knock, pray for us”….. (The Green Army of Our Lady of Knock).
😎😎😎

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Hi all. I’m back and contrary to reports, I’m not dead. I was sectioned under the MHA 3 months ago and home now. I’m all the better for it. I will contribute as and when I can.

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I’m TaggArt (with an A). If you read the Scottish press a few months ago, you will have read that certain people took out an interim interdict against me and a n other. If I publish them, I will be in contempt of Court and will go prison, or back to the Psychiatric hospital. They are now disposed of. If you don’t believe me, I don’t give a toss. Plenty more scandals closer to home …….

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7.28: Hi Marge, are you still on for that shag you promised. By now you must be so rough looking, filthy, unshaven, mad and crazy- the goats won’t care as long as you give them a thrill. You know what I mean. They no longer like the young lads. Prefer a bitbifvrough instead. Then the farmer won’t need to slaughter them. Your hateful fragrange will be sufficient. Go rest with them goats, Marge. Go…Go…🐂🐂🐂🐂🐂🐂🐃🐃🐃🐃🐽🐮🐮🐮🦌🦌..gee up Mags.

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Bp Pat, I looked at the GoFundMe link for the ventilator.
Does it cost £80,000? Is that what you’re trying to raise.

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but Pat, Boris said there is 350 MILLION a week now that ya’ll have left the EU. ye can buy a lot of equipment now

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8.10

No, as bad and profiteering as they are, they’ll never match the corruption of Romanist bishops, like Noel Treanor (up to £4 or more millions spent on rennovating and refurbishing his modest home), the ‘Bishop of Bling’ (German Franz-Peter Tebartz-van Elst, former Bishop of Limburg, who spent around £39 millions on rennovating and refurbishing his modest home), Vatican cardinal (who spent €50,000 on a new kitchen), another Vatican cardinal, perhaps the same person (who spent €250,000 of money meant for a children’s hospital on converting his apartment).

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What about Mrs Shufflewick’s new kitchen at Drumcondra rumoured to cost more than the average semi in Dublin? Elsie will soon be wanting the same in London.

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Doubting Thomas. Taggart is from a Scottish Diocese and is very seriously mentally ill. He story is correct and has been verified and he has shit on lots of people, as do many Clergy. He is on a sabbatical and living in the North of England. Inspector T – avoid this blog or you will get in the shit again – call you at 9 if you have the same mobile.

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Fr Darby mentions that he is concerned about the cost of providing a “vital” service to the local hospital. It’s costing him nothing. In fact, the opposite is true. He and his colleagues are in in receipt of at least €48k per year for this “vital”service. Maybe he needs a good accountant to advise him how easy it would be to transfer this much needed revenue into Mullingar’s “obliterated” finances.

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9.55

Unbelievable, isn’t it?

Romanist parasites and scroungers are paid such large sums of taxpayers’ money … for spouting platitudes.

Government should not be paying these moochers anything at all. If they want to spout platitudes in Christ’s name, let THEM pay for the privilege.

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I need to self isolate! How about at yours Pat? Or would it be better at the seminary or with my aging parents? Just asking like! Hi

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