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FINTAN MAKES EURO 384,000 PLUS VAT FROM NEW ASHES STORAGE FACILITY.

If you want your loved one ashes stored in Fintan Monahan’s Ennis cathedral it will set you back Euro 1,600 plus vat per loved one.

When full the project will have earned Fintan & Co Euro 384,000 plus vat.

Not bad money for a wall that previously earned nothing for Fintan.

And I can imagine that Fintan will be eying out some more walls in many churches for similiar use.

When the living are abandoning the church the dead will be saving it financially.

If you were a church goer for 50 years and gave Fintan Euro 10 a week you would have given him Euro 26,000 in total.

Then when you die you give him another Euro 1,600 plus vat.

According to unhappy Ennis cathedral parishioners anyone from anywhere with E 1600 can buy an ash patch.

I wonder if there is a time limit on how long your beloved can occupy a niche? Is there a 100 year clause? And if their is, what will happen to the ashes after that 100 years?

In Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin yiu can now buy “pre used graves”.

Will the ashes be sent to Tuam to be buried in a septic tank?

And will your niche be rented out to a 22 nd century family?

Some churches in other places have built columbariums in the church floor – meaning that you can stash thousands of ash urbs all over the floor area?

And what will happen when many Irish churches and cathedrals become bingo halls, night clubs and pubs?

Will we have night clubs and pubs named: “The Ashes”, ” The Niches”, “The Crem”, ” The Bishops Bones” etc.

What do readers make of Fintan’s new moneymaker?

PAT AND NERO 1998

171 replies on “FINTAN MAKES EURO 384,000 PLUS VAT FROM NEW ASHES STORAGE FACILITY.”

Well, there are some cemeteries across the north that charge extortionate rates for Graves. And if not resident in the Parish/area, the price doubles.
Would you agree that there’s a wider conversation to be had about the cost of funerals and Burials? (whether Church or civil ceremonies)

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Ridiculously expensive and they capatise on people’s grief and desire to give a good send-off.

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I don’t think you can get a plot at Glasnevin now. A famous pop singer tried to get one for his mother and was told it was full.

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Nero is gorgeous.
I can’t believe you didn’t say that that is some ‘niche’ marketing aimed at the age group that actually go to mass.
Perhaps they could start selling the sacred prepuce again – doesn’t even need to be a real prepuce and a pork scratching will do. At one point wasn’t it estimated the pieces of the true cross would go twice round the world?
And of course people will keep paying up because the credulous will always fail to see this is a racket pure and simple.

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That’s truly shocking. I am sick of this church. They treat us like plebs and yet drive sports cars and own apartments in the Canary Islands.

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11.58: Rita Marie: “they” as you refer to priests are not all bad examples. We’re sick of people like you who complain about everything but support nothing in their church or parish or community. Get a grip and stop exaggerating. Do something worthwhile.

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‘We’re sick of people like you’ and then ask for support. 🤣
There is no such thing as a good priest.

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The Church had always banned cremation, I had to google it to find out when it was first allowed it. Surprise Surprise it was 1963 just when everything else was going down the pan. I think it’s disgraceful that they are charging that amount of money but then again nothing should surprise us now.

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11.58: Have you seen the prices for buying a plot in a cemetery? My God – horrendous. I think the Bishop is doing the right thing. All you critics led by Buckley despise the Church. Pat knows how to make money too….

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We love the Church, that is, The body of Christ — it is those who abuse children and vulnerable adults, including those who facilitate these abuses and cover up who people take umbrage to.
Even the ones who remain silent are doing immense harm and damage; even this is unacceptable, I’m not afraid to say!
Covering up Abuse, is Abuse — and in its own Right.
And in response to any individuals knowing how to “make money”: nobody “makes money” – they earn it. Most people know how to earn a living — it’s called putting food on the table and paying the bills.
Some people earn a living through lazy and selfish means, never lifting a finger for anybody but themselves… (Except during the Sanctus).
Others make a living while, at the same time, making the world a happier and brighter place to be… It’s called healthy contribution to the society we each live in, and: for the better of one’s neighbour as well as one’s self.
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Milkshake – by Kelis
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11.58 luckily my daddy looked after hes daughter and bought my plot before he died….
Of course pat knows how to make money, weddings etc… But sure that’s nothing new or innovative….
Fintans robbed idea from America that he’s taking credit for will win some brownies points….
And a few bob! 😉🤣

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So the Latin Mass Brigade want to put the clock back in everything. This is what most bothers me about them, actually, the fantasy world of the past they want to recreate. Probably including slavery.
Really scary people.

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Lovely Photo of Pat and Nero. I presume Pat is on the left and Nero on the right.
Nero was an Imperious fcker.

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Nero is a lovely big dog Pat. Had one of them myself in the 90s they are great companions and great guard dogs. Have you heard any more about the daisy chain in belfast? It’s went very quiet, do you think they have settled their dispute due to your blog Pat?

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Pat what on Earth is the furore about priests not being able to eat sausage rolls in public? That woman Maureen is an utter loon and she should be banned from commenting on your blogs.

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8.19: Tommy, that idiotic Maureen is a fantasist. She is a waste of space. A lace curtain twitcher and a loonie fool.

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Good morning friends, I am no fantasist. I stand by what I have said previously, instead of munching on sausage rolls with the local gay bike he could have been helping the local community out like Fr Trainor use to. He would have helped us with his sewing machine, set up and ran the local dance club and he did all this on his own.

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Tommy why did you get the old fart started again today, the woman is obsessed with her local PP but the coward will not say who it is. Rumours!

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8.51: Now Maureen we know you are a man, if not a trannie granny. We know you have a penchant for sausages – shop bought and ones found between megs. Go and enjiy those sausage rolls, you Moonie butch bitch. You are deranged and a nosey gossiper. Be a real man and grow them balls.

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Lovely photo of you and the dog. I was walking my dogs in Milltown cemetery a few weeks back and a priest must have been caught short and was pishing up the side of the wall after a funeral, saw me coming down and didn’t fizzle him one bit, was standing shaking it dry right in front of me for ages.

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If it’s good enough for John Finucane, then why not. Wish I had of caught him on though!

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I caught a young couple having sex in the church last week, they have no respect the kids these days, this is why we must put cctv in our churches.

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Why did they have to make the columbarium so grotesquely dark and ugly? It looks like the cells in the H blocks during the dirty protest.

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To think it wasn’t so long ago that Fintan’s predecessors were strongly against cremation. Now they are selling timeshares for ashes.

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8.39
It’s called the signs of the times, or moving with the times. Arr you disappointed with every change? Some change is for the better.

Isn’t the bishop’s cassock too long for him?

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It is too long. I wonder if it recycled from a predecessor. I wish he knew the difference between a surplice and a rochet, and that bishops wear rochets, not surplices.

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Remember Father McDonnell dressed up as a drag queen for charity years ago? His brother was one and it was all light hearted fun. Plus he raised thousands for the local community.

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Churches should be places of the living, not the dead. This is turning it into an indoor cemetery. We havevto be careful that our churches will end up as cluttered with memorials, tablets and tombs, like Westminster Abbey or St Peter’s Basilica.

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Mount Jerome 1200 Euros
Glasnevin 2220 Euros
Newlands 2220 Euros
Darbistown 2220 Euros
Lakelands is the competitor to St Peter and Paul’s cathedral Ennis however they do not show a price list.
The Cathedral will never close.
I would prefer in the cathedral rather than outside however I like Tradition so it will be burial for me.

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REVISION OF FIGURES

As the columbarium are two deep the figure is E 384,000 and not E 192,000

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I worked all my life to escape from the maisonette my parents rented, not end up in one, thank you very much.

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Maureen at one end you berate this priest for his alleged relationship with a local gay man. Yet Fr Trainor once dressed up as a nun for Halloween, and his use of sewing machines and teaching dance to his parishioners would suggest he may have been homosexual himself.

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Yes it could indicate that, but he took his vow of celibacy serious and thats all that mattered. Wasn’t running around with the gay Mary Magdalene of the community, in and out of his house, socialising together at Greg’s, shopping in the perfume shop with the bike also. This is a man who snarls at us, when Fr Trainor handed us the teddy bear he had sewed himself over the course of the year as a Christmas present, there was so much pride and joy in him handing us this gift and it meant a lot to us. Berate me all you want but his tap dancing classes were full every week with us mums just needing a break and something different. RIP Fr T

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Hello Bishop Pat, I have been reading previous blogs of yours. I read previously of a distressed young man who was quizzed about his masterbation at confession. My brother lives in a predominantly non catholic area and as a result goes to confession in my own parish each week. I was on holiday a few weeks back and he went to a different church in Belfast. He was horrified to be quizzed by the priest about his confession, details of which I will not betray his trust.

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11.44: More makey up s**t lies. This is simply trouble making nonsense. The same guys/girls who were on the other day are back with utter depravity and all lies. LIES.

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I completely agree. These trolls are taking advantage of your good blog Pat. They are making things up for some reason?

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11.44: This is a total lie – a dangerous lie. Very few people go to confession except an older age profile and certainly few, if any, young people. The only reason a priest might chat is if the penitent requires advice..Sean, stop inventing lies.

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Stop using that bloody term “ non catholic”. So religiously elitist and the sign of a narrow minded catholic who hasn’t travelled far. Wise up and lift your head up and realise there is a big world out there.

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If Protestants stop calling us Roman Catholics we’ll stop calling them non-Catholics.

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Pat have you heard about why there has been a massive fall between Fr Murray and Fr Darach in twinbrook? They use to have a great relationship

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JM was a nightmare to live with, he wouldn’t even let Darrach put on the heating and when he complained of the cold, JM left him a blanket to wrap around himself. On top of that, Darrach is Opus Dei and JM is very in favour of the Charismatic Renewal. To say they had a great relationship is nonsense, they tolerated each other at best.

Now what caused two men to fall out is really nobody’s business but their own. Neither has caused public scandal or hurt anyone. Do stop being a sh1t stirrer and accept that people just don’t get along at times.

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Well they must have put a fake display on for us parishioners Cus it seemed on the surface a good relationship. Granted I didn’t know about their living arrangements but Darach was odd – although I guess we all are. Father Murray was probably just trying to save the planet by not putting the heating on.

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The fall out was something deeper though. Both were ushered out of this parish quickly amid a lot of local rumours involving a lady they both were ‘interested’ in

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Try Fr. Gregory O’Brien’s annual retreat to Lourdes , a priest of great faith. It doest not cost much we stay in the city of the poor. We are so lucky in Lexlip to have Fr Gregory. in a world a polyester he his a proper priest

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Thons disgraceful so it is. Priests eating sassage rolls in the street. I’m with you Maureen love. It’d keep ye awake at night to think the priests is out doing thon. Wasn’t like that in my granny’s day when we gave the priests a bit of shortbread and wheaten. Bad form so it is to be eating sassage rolls. Mo wonder the world’s in the state it is.

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Fr Hickland on Ormeau road has ALOT to answer for Pat. I have had it with him. He has been so nasty to us recently I think he must be having a hard time personally.

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So you acknowledge that Brendan has been having personal problems that caused him to be unpleasant, yet you decide to come on to +Pat’s blog and slag him off without any substantiated information about what he’s done. Remind us all not to get on the wrong side of a busy body like you.

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Tony Wilcox did something similar in Henley on Thames – right proud he was of it – saw it as money for old rope or cash for ash as I called it!!
Where there’s muck their cash so too where there’s ash there’s cash.
One born every minute – Tony, our Tony as I prefer to call him saw himself as a right old cash cow!!
Catholic clergy love cash and squeezing the faithful for their moolah!!

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He would parade his parishioners, the billionaires Mr & Mrs Urs Schwarzenbach around the Venerable English Cottage, squeezing them for dosh.

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….and the Schwarzen-Whatevers have given him a nice grace and favour apartment in Henley where Tony resides in some comfort. When he’s there. I don’t think Tony is relying on his State Pension and the Johnson Fund. But, we must not be envious. Each to their own. Birmingham Archdiocese has moved on, and the old grandees like Tony are now retired or dead, and don’t have influence anymore. I wish him well in his genteel retirement.

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Burial or cremation has to be a personal choice. Personally I’d prefer to be buried when the time comes. (Which DV will be a very long way down the road) What comes to mind for me with todays blog is that between the housing crisis and the cost of interment a significant percentage of my generation will struggle to have somewhere to lay their heads in life and in death 🤔😅

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Strategically placed celestial slot machines might prove to be another little earner. With three halos 😇😇😇 you’ve hit the jackpot!!!.💲💲💲

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What you see on today blog is an example of rcc intentions-money, money, money (ABBA song). Rcc are looking for extra revenue when their church collections(Sunday collection weekly) taken a dive to make up for it.
However I have noticed not so wealthy people or poor people opt for cremation as a cheaper options.
Funeral Bill nowadays notoriously very expensive. My late relative coughed up some 5k in a rural funeral. I saw few urns in some family homes.
Take your pick as to which suits your monetary needs.

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Deaf Guy
The RCC is worth Billions World wide and there is not a poor Dioceses it is just the cash flow the past 18 months has been a struggle and No votive candles so it has been a struggle.
However the investments are huge.

Two points from above there is No Dioceses that would pay 1.4 million as they prefer to get you professional help than pay money.

the wall it was parishioners that asked for it as some parishes have graveyards so why not an inside wall.

Ferns dioceses next as Bishop Ger likes the idea that he Fintan and Tom suggested.

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Lovely big dog Pat. Don’t know if it is male or female, but I suspect it was never as bitchy as these morons!

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2.35pm

Said Marckinkus who pocketed 4 million dollars from the Banco Ambrosia scandal and claimed diplomatic immunity from certain prosecution.

Of course the church can be run on Hail Marys what can’t be run on Hail Marys is a criminal organisation and skimming from the top.
Capiche?

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@3.57pm What on earth are you talking about? Your comment has nothing whatsoever to do with the subject at hand. On the contrary, it is a self indulgent script of no consequence save your own ego. The Bishop is offering comfort and security to the relatives of those who have died. What he is doing is kind and honourable. If you took one second to think about this matter you would change your view radically. Please desist from your impulsive nonsense and engage in intelligent discourse.

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When did RCC allow cremations?

They prefer burials more money in it!!

Shocking how much cut priest gets for burying the dead – a corporal act of mercy – yeah right!!

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Cremation v burial at 4.00pm

Just asking for a friend, how much does a priest get re his cut 🤔🙄

Are you saying that priests prefer burials as opposed to cremation?

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4.18: Don’t be so nosey DG. It’s none of your business what a priest gets! MYOB.. FYI – All Dioceses are different with the arrangement re: church offering and all information is given to families. Where a family us unable to meet any expenses, they are waived by parishes. But you should just MYOB…All offerings are recorded.

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4.18 DG. I have a fixed rate for a funeral which goes straight to the parish. Does that answer your question?

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5.40 pm anon
If DG wants to ask something then he can. Why don’t you just MYOB re telling other people to MYOB!

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Might be visiting Rome in a couple of months or more.
Won’t be visiting the Vatican though, just Rome, soccer match re Roma and touristy places.
Any tips re Rome?

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Anon at 4.03pm
Many thanks re your info. I have already penned in re irish college. Didn’t know it re Dominican college. Oh yes the coliseum, indeed.
Anon 5.36pm
LOLOL 🤣🤣🤣. Unless I see mother Burke prancing in his cappa magna😆, just joking.
Anon at 6.38pm
Thanks for your tip as I might steer away from that place. 🏃‍♂️😉

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Campidoglio – you’ll find most of the priests cruising up there. Last time I was up there an earing wearing priest from the West Midlands was getting noshed off.

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Who’d want sex with an RC priest? Unless you’re getting paid of course. They don’t exactly radiate an ability to take their minds off their own, er, satisfaction.

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A coffee herehttps://caffesanteustachio.com/?lang=en

Dinner herehttps://www.restaurant-eauvive.it/

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I see Phonsie has adopted the lace.

Watch the wink Phonsie gives the ordinand after he asks for his obedience.

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Phonsie will be sporting the pontifical dalmatic, buskins and the cappa next.

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Is that Dickie Rawhide Purcell on the right at 2hours 48 mins ? If so, and I think it is, he’s gone a bit lardy, hasn’t he ? He’ll need to lose a few pounds and tighten up if he’s to score at the Boiler House. Mind you, there are always some chubby chasers around.

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Definitely Rawhide. For a supposedly enclosed monk he gets out and about a fair bit.

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Richard Dom Purcell is never constrained by the Trappist rules. He dines at the best restaurants and Bishops’ palaces. The very freedom that the Abbot’s position bestows on the humble recipient is the reason he was ambitious at such at early age. He was behaving himself for a while. He joined the monastery to run away from his biological urges but the liberal secularism that engulfed society steeped through the monastic walls. When elected Abbot he was like a prize greyhound out of the traps. The N7 and latterly the M7 was worn with the amount of trips to Dublin. The locals had a joke about the Abbot burning rubber! The Abbot’s credit card would make interesting analysis around frequency and geography. The more nefarious transactions would of course be cash. Nights away and meetings with the Sisters are all of course reasons to be absent. The Abbot was so busy giving his expertise on all those committees. “The Cistercians are so lucky to have a young monk with such energy and charisma.” We all know how this ends? Don’t we ?

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Dickie’s problem is that he suffers from Peyronie’s disease. A good senior council would relish getting him in stand to cross examine. There’s a reason the Cistercians have not being firing out solicitor letters to those making allegations. Too many potential witnesses willing to spill the beans and show their mobile phone data. The Cistercians just hope this goes away.

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4.18: Don’t be so nosey DG. It’s none of your business what a priest gets! MYOB.. FYI – All Dioceses are different with the arrangement re: church offering and all information is given to families. Where a family us unable to meet any expenses, they are waived by parishes. But you should just MYOB…All offerings are recorded.

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You start off the post by telling the person to mind their own business and then proceed to include a FYI section, lol. I think you protest too much Father. And FYI I consider the mafia’s accounting systems to be more transparent than the Catholic Church. We all know the Fathers deal with cash which I for one suspect ends up in Paddy Powers, the local knocking shop or as a child maintenance parent aka hush money.

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4.55: You dooe: stop perpetuating lies and misinformation. You simply haven’t a clue what you’re talking about nor what you want to say. Educate yourself on the Charities Act. Clowns like you ought to be given a proper education. Our Parishes Income and Expenditure is transparent and published twice yearly. Any parishioner who contributed is entitled to know and request such information. So, if you are a faithful church goer and help to support your parish, go and seek the information you are entitled to. Be brave. But then, you are probably a lapsed Catholic and it would then be none of your business!! 😁🤣😂🤣..

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8:13 Why would anyone bother learning the charities act when you’re talking about criminals lol

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All dioceses are different and “ All offerings are recorded”. Go back to bed father you are confused.

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Anon at 4.42pm

Thanks for your response. I was only asking for a friend.

Anon at 4.45pm

Thank you re you comments therein 👍

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Well that’s the last time I be giving any money in a collection. What so the priest can treat the local gay bike with perfume. I think he’s paying for his silence.

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Cremation is becoming more popular, to be based in a religious grounds instead of your home, you would be surprised…. I think its actually smart!

I don’t want to buried…

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6.06: Why am I confused? The New Charities Act of a few years ago requires that all donations given to charities are to be recorded on a system devised for Dioceses. All undertakes, certainly in the Dublin Diocese, signed up to a legal agreement re: fees/offerings which are paid directly to parishes at end of each month. The apportioned amount to priest, sacristan and Church is then forwarded go those specific accounts. That is the legal situation in Dublin Diocese and one which all Dioceses are suppose to adopt. We are subject to Revenue Inspections at any time. Each Diocese has its own system of clergy salary but offerings form part of that salary. However, the department of the Revenue Commissioner has issued the guidelines which must be followed. Our Diocese has followed all such guidelines and the Finance Secretariate frequently ensure that correct procedures are followed. Be cynical all you like. My conscience is clear. You should go to bed or better still, educate yourself on the Charities Act.

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7:59 I’m splitting my sides laughing.
The new Charities Act, my arse. The way you talk, you’d think priests didn’t keep ending up in prison.

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7.11: You are another thick plank. Educate yourself. You obviously cannot absorb the TRUTH. Create lying narratives. It’s good for this blog. Keeps it going…

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7.11 if I rememeber correctly from history most don’t, usually, if fact 99.9 percent don’t .. not sure what’s funny!

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Interesting points. The chances of the RCC following the Charities Act are slim. The regulator isn’t going next or near the Bishops. The Catholic Church is a cash business. No way is all cash being accounted for. That I can guarantee you. Auditors run a mile when approached by a Bishop to enquire about being appointed auditor. It is impossible to regulate volunteers dealing with cash in so many locations. Please do not pretend that all priests are following the guidelines. They are not.

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Give us a break! The Catholic Church have ways around all these things. A transfer here and transfer there. Ridiculous to suggest money is being recorded correctly. What you have written is utter rubbish.

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8.30: Give had a break…ha, ha, ha, you are a laugh..What moronic genes did you inherit?

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Anyone else find lugs adorable, met him for an interview few months ago, what an adorable smart fella, always innovative and creative, church has suffered during pandemic, financially and otherwise, shame I didn’t have the option to creamate my family or animals, let alone have them close at hand in religious grounds, fair play to church and fintan, smart man!

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I over heard my local PP calling the volunteer church man darling, that is vile , should I report him?

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perhaps his name is darling. Certainly Lisa you name is certainly not darling but rather more likely yo be “?n$

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Maybe he is a darling 😂
Don’t we all love a sweetie pie…
My dear, is he’s calling you a darling, then I can assure he won’t want to have sex with you, he’s queer! Don’t be offended! 🤣

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8.25: Yes, Lisa. Go to the Gardai. Quick. Wasn’t your husband, darling? Lisa, keep your brain up your a**e. You are a laughing fool.

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In the work place, you could be sued to referring to a woman as that…. Darling….

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A well known PP in west belfast lets families dig the graves of loved ones themselves so they can bury ashes illegally. He does this for a few of £50 and says some prayers. All you see in the cemetery now are families digging up their own graves to put ashes in. Stop this illegal act Pat

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Here in the Glasgow Diocese it doesn’t matter to us whether a family choose burial or cremation as the cemeteries and crematoria are owned by the local authority, except for St Peter’s Cemetery.
What a family offer to us as a stipend is very much up to themselves and I have also found them most generous. I never ask for payment except when I have to engage an organist it’s only right they should get a fee.

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8.27: You are a nosey busy body causing unnecessary trouble for bereaved families. Get your facts right before you are so ridiculously nosey. It’s not Pat’s business either. Why don’t you go to rhe local authority?

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9:34 Why should they when according to you it’s none of their business 🤣

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Illegally? How so? Anyone able to explain legal position as opposed to any RC jiggery pokery rules?

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DG has every right to emquirr what clergy are paid. It’s time there was a single uniform salary scale for RC bishops, parish priests and curates and it should have 100% transparency. As far as I know the (Anglican) Church of Ireland has a uniform system for its rectors and curates. The only unknown entity is how much individual bishops are paid. Someone with more up to date knowledge can correct mw if necessary.

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9.17: Each Diocese has a different method of paying its priests. Our salary is our business alone. I doubt if you pay anything, so It’s really not your business. Why does this issue bother you?

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Salary is not your business alone. The RCC is corrupt ( moral & financial). Money given by innocent parishioners is used to find abuse payments. There is no accountability or transparency.

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Maybe sell some of the large houses and properties and move the priests into mobile homes! Perhaps start buying some phone boxes to hold masses in.

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Does fintan get the 192000 profit in he’s back picket or does the chrúch I’m confused by your headline….

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Anon at 9.19pm
Today blog wasnt clear at times re 1,200.
Does it say yearly basis or once off payment for how long? It’s all vague, nothing is clear.
What’s clear that there are 240 urns there. 102 already paid for it thus leaving 138 vacant urn places.
Contributions from that diocese is 384K.
102 people paid for their urn places at €122,400 in total.
They are almost halfway in breaking even.
138 @1,200= 165,600 unused urn places to date.
Diocese contributons from their own pocket is €384,000
Total urn places of 240 at € 1,200= 288,000
Which leaves a gap of 96,000.
240 urn places might be filled by this year end. Diocese could get it all back by a year and half (288 + 96 (gap)).
What isn’t clear was urn places on a yearly payment basis or once off payment for how long.

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Not all the faithful of Ennis can afford a niche in the Catheral so its for the wealthy and quite exclusive laity. It reeks of ‘holy snobbery’ (if you know what i mean)

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9. 23 there’s plenty of dumbasess in ennis, including vulnerable and grieving, you will be surprised he and the church will make a replicated fortune off this, they got the idea from America…

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Yes, isn’t it the town where they erected a statue to celebrate the Magdalen laundry nuns?

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I’ll pop in next week to take a picture, I’m sure it has been glorified with president standing in front 😂
Iwe will see what 1600 looks like without cameras and lightimg….

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Oops my mistake re my post at 10.07
Urn fee was 1,600 not 1,20.
My apologies 🙈🙈🙈
So I reworked out here:
Diocese contributons from their own pocket is 384.000
Urn places in total is 240.
Which works out at 240*1,600 = 384,000 which matches diocese total contributions.
So far 102 urn places is taken up.
Thus 102*1,600 = 163,200 paid up.
Which leaves remaining 138 vacant urn places left at a cost of 1,600.
138*1600 =220,800.
384k – 163,200 (paid) = 220,800.(vacant urn places left)
Diocese costs of 384k, almost half way now, recouped of 163,200.
I would say that diocese would be pleased with the take up of 102 places as it provides a cushion of almost half of their contributions paid in couple of months or so. Give or take.
Regarding VAT, I might expect that parishioners would pay VAR on top of 1,600 urn fee. Correct me if I’m wrong there.
Once again my apologies re my previous mistake at my earlier post.

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I don’t see anything wrong with selling crypts to parishioners who wa t to contribute to very local events that have hurt many people. The legals feeds alone must be astronomical. But victims cannot, not should be bought out.

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We’re missing the fact here…. fintan is using that money to pay priests full wage who have taken a year off….. I know of no other job that pays you when you take a year off… he obviously has no intention of returning to the priest hood as he has been seen numerous times out with various girls… hes milking the free money while he gets on with as many women as possible….. isnt it a great world..

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