Recent Posts from the Holy Irritant

Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue Greets Hindu Feast of Diwali

No Nudes Please, We’re Catholic

During a highly symbolic tree-planting ceremony in the Vatican Gardens, Pope Francis placed the  Synod for the Amazon under the protection of Saint Francis of Assisi.

Teresa and Therese

KHANACADEMY.ORGBernini, Ecstasy of Saint TeresaGian Lorenzo Bernini, Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, 1647-52 (Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker This is Saint Teresa’s description of the event that Bernini depicts: “Beside me, on the left, appeared an angel in bodily form…. He was not ta…

Pride Comes To Wynberg

Brisbane Pride Festival is the annual opportunity to celebrate the diversity of our community and the grace of sexuality as a person of faith.The Pride March through New Farm was a wonderful spectacle as Brunswick Street filled with colour and festivity.

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