Tuesday, 30 December 2014

CHRISTVS REGNAT, Vol. VII, No. 2, December, 2014

In the December, 2014, issue of CHRISTVS REGNAT:
  • 1914 By Mr. Thomas Murphy
A retrospective of the Catholic heritage of the centenary.
  • St. Pius X and Little Nellie of Holy God By Mr. Thomas Murphy
One of Ireland's little saints, the four-year-old who inspired the admission of children to Holy Communion.
  • The Holy Thing By Mr. Seamus O’Connor
How Blessed Anne Catherine Emmerich saw the Effectuation of the Immaculate Conception
  • Sacrosanctum Concilium 50 Years On – Part II,  Reform of the Rite of Mass By Mr. David McEllin
Some personal considerations on the Second Vatican Council's Constitution on the Sacred Liturgy.
  • On the Blessed Virgin’s Love of God By Msgr. Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
From the collected sermons of the greatest preacher of France's golden age of sacred eloquence.
  • Out of the Common – Introduction & Part I
Extracts from the commonplace book of a member.
  • The Kildare Jacobites – Part II – Sir Charles Wogan By Mrs. Ellen Wilson
An account of a Kildareman who upheld the cause of his King and eloped with his Queen.
  • The Architects of Kildare and Leighlin – Part IV By Mr. Paul Hannon
The final part of a survey of the individuals behind the architectural heritage of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin
You can obtain copies of CHRISTVS REGNAT by becoming a member of the Catholic Heritage Association.  Further details are available from membershipcommitteecha[AT]gmail[DOT]com.  Further details on how you can contribute an article to CHRISTVS REGNAT are available from christusregnatjournal[at]gmail[dot]com.

Thursday, 25 December 2014

Monday, 8 December 2014

The Kildare Monastic Trail

Abarta Audioguides have made a copy of their Kildare Monastic Trail available to download free of charge:

We are absolutely delighted to announce the release of our latest audioguide: The Kildare Monastic Trail

This free to download audioguide helps you to explore the atmospheric ancient monasteries of County Kildare. The guide consists of 10 tracks and features sites like Castledermot, Old Kilcullen, Moone, Oughterard and more. Narrated by Kildare actor Liam Quinlivan, it tells of the history, archaeology, heritage and folklore of these fascinating sites and gives panel by panel descriptions of the spectacular high crosses at places like Moone and Castledermot.

The guide is free to download as a MP3 audioguide from our website:

Or download directly to your smartphone or tablet with our free app version (for Android and Apple). The app version is packed with images and comes with a map to help you navigate your way around the trail:

This audioguide was produced by Abarta Audioguides in conjunction with Kildare County Council and with the kind support of The Heritage Council. We would like to thank Sharon Greene of Castledermot Local History Group, Noel Dunne National Roads Authority archaeologist, Mario Corrigan of Kildare Library Service and Kildare Heritage Officer Bridget Loughlin for all of their advice, support and information during the production of this guide.

This audioguide is an action of the County Kildare Heritage Plan.