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Let's Talk series of videos *new

Episode 1: Let's talk about IVF

Episode 2: Let's talk about the Catechism of the Catholic Church

Episode 3: Let’s talk about Women in the Church

Episode 4: Let’s talk about JOY!

Episode 5: Let's talk about Prayer

Episode 6: Let's talk about the Corona Virus and our duty to be people of hope

Episode 7: Let's Talk about this 'Moment of Salvation' and the difference between HOPE and optimism

Episode 8: Let's Talk about Homeschooling during the Corona Virus Emergency

Episode 9: Let's Talk - LIVE - Finding a rhythm in your home during 'lockdown'! (Homeschooling Part2)

Episode 10: Let's Talk about Abortion in Ireland and the Loss of our Sacraments

Episode 11: Let's Talk - Ireland needs to REPENT!

Episode 12: Let's Talk about Lough Derg Soup (aka Fasting)

Episode 13: Let's Talk about the Holy Face - 'the Treasure in our Great Need'!

Episode 14: Are you ready for battle?? Let's Talk about Our Lady with her 'combat boots' on!

Episode 15: The Truth about the Corona Virus - Let's Talk!

Episode 16: Let's Talk about 'Our Call to Victory in Christ' and the Mission of HLI Ireland!

Episode 17: Who is at the centre of YOUR marriage - the Pill or Jesus Christ? Let's Talk about Contraception!

Episode 18: FIVE Reasons WHY Contracepton is WRONG! - Let's Talk

Episode 19: Do Contraceptive Pills cause Abortion?? - Let's Talk

Episode 20: If you REALLY want to stop the Abortion Crisis, you must stop Contraception... Let's Talk!

Episode 21: Can 'contracepting' Catholics receive Holy Communion Let's Talk!

Episode 22: In a time of Covid Fear - Go to Joseph! Let's Talk!

Episode 23: How do we find peace in a crazy world?? Let's Talk about Catholic Meditation.

Episode 24: Karen's Inspiring Story - Let's Talk!

Episode 25: Let's Talk about Care of the Dying - What does the Church Say? PART ONE

 

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Episode 25: Let's Talk about Care of the Dying - What does the Church Say? PART ONE

Excerpts from "Samaritanus Bonus" - the recent Vatican Document on Care of Persons in the Critical and Terminal Phases of Life.
For the full document, see here Samaritanus bonus

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Episode 24: Karen's Inspiring Story Let's Talk!

Lisa welcomes Karen Brady onto the HLI Media Team. In this episode Karen shares the story of her journey seeking peace and fulfilment, a journey that took her all around the world from South America, India, Italy and finally home to Ireland!

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Episode 23: How do we find peace in a crazy world?? Let's Talk about Catholic Meditation...

What is Catholic Meditation/Contemplation? Why do we need to practice it? How is it different to 'New-Age' meditation? Lisa interviews Sr Briege O'Hare of the Poor Clares, Faughart, about the Sisters' recent video 'How wonderful is my soul' . https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpqSj-qRc88

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Episode 22: In a time of Covid Fear - Go to Joseph! Let's Talk!
Lisa & Patrick talk about the power of St Joseph in these challenging times, as HLI Ireland consecrates its mission to 'Our Spiritual Father' - St Joseph! If you would like a copy of the book "Consecration to St. Joseph mentioned in this video, contact the office on 094-9375993. Thank you. Outside the Rep. of Ireland, ring + 353 94 9375993.

 

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Episode 21: Can 'contracepting' Catholics receive Holy Communion? Let's Talk!
The Church is not ambiguous about receiving Holy Communion while in a state of mortal sin. Lisa & Patrick discuss the implications of this for our lives, including Lisa's testimony on how the warning affected her.

Referencing:


St John Paul II Ecclesia Eucharistia


Catechism of Catholic Church


Pope Pius XI Casti Connubii (1930)


US Bishops Document: Happy are those who are called to his supper


Jenna Cooper Article: What does it-mean-to-receive-communion-worthily?

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Episode 20: If you REALLY want to stop the Abortion Crisis, you must stop Contraception... Let's Talk!
Lisa & Patrick reflect on the reports of almost 7000 abortions in the Rep. of Ireland last year, and how this crisis has its roots in our 'contraceptive culture'.

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Do Contraceptive Pills cause Abortion?? - Let's Talk
Lisa and Patrick discuss the Abortifacient Nature of Contraceptive Drugs and Devices.

 

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FIVE reasons WHY Contraception is WRONG - Let's Talk!

 

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Who is at the centre of YOUR marriage - the Pill or Jesus Christ?
Let's Talk about Contraception!

 

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Lisa & Patrick discuss HLI Ireland's mission and look forward to future episodes
and topics for discussion....

 

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In this episode of our Let's Talk series...

What is the truth about the Corona Virus? Can we discuss it within the context of our Catholic Faith?
Lisa & Fr Owen have different viewpoints on the Corona Virus and its implications for society.

 

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In this episode of our Let's Talk series...

Lisa and Aoife discuss the idea of Our Lady leading us in battle and one of her most famous 'soldiers' - St John Paul II.

"Who is she that comes forth as the morning rising, fair as the moon, bright as the sun, terrible as an army set in battle array?"

 

 

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In this episode of our Let's Talk series...

Over 200,000 homes around the Republic of Ireland have received a blessed image of the Holy Face of Jesus, thanks to HLI Ireland's latest campaign. Lisa and Aoife discuss the story behind the Holy Face devotion and its power.

For more info on HLI Ireland's Holy Face Campaign go to https://theholyface.com 

Join Holy Face Prayers every Tuesday at https://www.facebook.com/theholyface/

If you have any topics you'd like to hear us discuss in our Let's Talk Series, please get in touch: lisa@humanlife.ie

or message us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/HLIireland/

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In this episode of our Let's Talk series...

Lisa & Aoife take a light-hearted look at a very important discipline for Catholics - fasting- as they discuss their experience of joining Bishop McKeown's virtual pilgrimage to Lough Derg. Will there still be bare-footed prayers, midges and the famous Lough Derg Soup whilst on a virtual pilgrimage??!

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In this episode of our Let's Talk series...

Lisa & Patrick discuss HLI Ireland's call for the people of Ireland to repent and turn towards Christ in this time of crisis. Let's Talk about repentance - no one else is!!

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In the latest installment of our new Let's Talk series...

Lisa is joined by HLI Ireland's Executive Director, Patrick McCrystal, to discuss the recent abortion
legislation introduced in the North of Ireland, and the push to extend abortion in the South.
They also discuss the loss of Sacraments and access to Chapels during the Corona Virus Pandemic
and how we Catholics might respond.

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The ninth episode of our "Let's Talk series"...

Lisa is joined by Therese McCrystal & Jacki Ascough as they share their wisdom and some helpful practical tips on how to manage family life during the Corona Virus crisis.
Resources & websites mentioned include:

CalledToMore.com
HolyHeroes.com
FreshStartFamilyOnLine.com
The Chosen TV Series
The Chosen YouTube channel
ReadAloudRevival.com
CatholicIcing.com

 

 

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Good Friday Holy Face Prayer Vigils

Due to the restrictions and necessary protection of our members, we are cancelling Holy Face Vigils at all our public locations, BUT ENCOURAGE Co-ordinators and family members to bring the 8ft (8 foot) Holy Face banner outside their homes (where possible) and give public witness by reciting the schedule of prayers at 12 noon on Good Friday. For people in remote areas, don’t worry about passing traffic, “Jesus will see it”.
SEE HERE for ways Ireland can be covered in a blanket of prayer.

 

**Please view this video at 12 noon today to join in prayer with the HLI Ireland team.**

 

GOOD FRIDAY Prayers with members of the HLI Ireland team

The HLI Ireland team pray together - the Angelus, Holy Face prayers, litany and chaplet, Divine Mercy Novena Day 1 & chaplet, 5 Sorrowful Mysteries of the Holy Rosary, Hail Holy Queen, St Michael, Memorare and St Patrick's Breastplate Prayer.

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In this eight episode of "Let's Talk series"...

Lisa is joined by Aoife and Thérèse in a thought provoking discussion about families who now find themselves homeschooling unexpectedly because of the Corona Virus emergency'.  Need some reassurance and help to get your head round it?  The HLI team offer some guidance and support to families trying to cope with one of the huge challenges that the Corona Virus has presented.
Twitter: #Coronavirus
#Opportunity
#Patience
#Attentiveness

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In the seventh installment of our new Let's Talk series...

Lisa is joined by our good friend Fr Owen Gorman who offers some amazing insights
into the 'HOPE that doesn't disappoint' and the gift of this 'Moment of Salvation'.

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In the sixth installment of our new Let's Talk series...

Lisa is joined by Patrick McCrystal to talk about the Corona Virus in Ireland - reacting to the
Bishops' guidelines and how we can respond to them with hope in our hearts.

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In the fifth installment of our new Let's Talk series...

God is calling - can we hear His voice even when the 'weetabix hits the wall'???!!
Lisa & Aoife chat about prayer today!
A week into the season of Lent, Lisa & Aoife talk about prayer through the Catholic Church.

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The fourth installment of our new Let's Talk series...

Lisa & Aoife discuss the theme of JOY as we begin the season of Lent.
They refer to an article by the Sisters of Life Where can I find joy by Sisters of Life, and refer
to the book The Return of the Prodigal Son by Henri J.M Nouwen.

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Here's the third installment of our new Let's Talk series...

In this episode, Lisa & Aoife discuss the role of women in the Church, referencing
Pope Francis' Exhortation on the Amazon and St Pope John Paul II's Letter to Women.

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Here's the second installment of our new Let's Talk series...

In this episode we welcome Fr Owen Gorman from the Clogher diocese to discuss the Catechism
of the Catholic Church.

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Welcome to the first episode of our new "Let's Talk" series.

Lisa O'Hare in conversation with Aoife Collins timely discussing the topic of IVF in light of the
recent controversy over an Irish parish's Facebook post criticising the use of IVF and the backlash
against same post.

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HLI Ireland's Patrick McCrystal was interviewed on the North West Today morning show on Ocean FM (Sligo local radio) in August 2019 where he outlined why same-sex parenting is a mockery of God's plan for marriage.

 

Click to listen to Patrick challenging same-sex parenting on Ocean's North West Today radio show

 

 

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HLI Ireland's media liaison officer Lisa O'Hare was a guest on The Michael Reade show on LMFM local radio in July 2019 where she expressed our opposition to Westminster MPs voting in favour of abortion and same-sex marriage for Northern Ireland.

 

Click to listen to Lisa on LMFM's Michael Reade Show radio show

 

 

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Lisa O'Hare, HLI Ireland's Media Liaison Officer speaks on Kildare local radio station, KFM  about our response to the Times of London (Ireland Edition) newspaper article on so-called gay conversion therapy. Lisa defends the Church's teaching on human sexuality and expresses our view that there is a shocking intolerance to those struggling with their sexuality.

 

Click to listen to Lisa on KFM's Kildare Response radio show

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal, HLI Ireland's Executive Director speaks on Mayo local radio station, CRC. Here he strongly challenges legislative efforts to "regulate" crisis pregnancy counselling agencies. He vigorously defends the Ask Majella pregnancy care service against attacks by pro-abortion forces.

 

Click to listen to Patrick on CRC's The Grapevine radio show.

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal being interviewed on Lifesite News about the 2016 Holy Face Easter Campaign.

 

 

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HLI Ireland's Annual Pilgrimage Mass in Knock Shrine October 1st, 2016

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal speaking on BBC Radio Ulster October 28, 2014.

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal being interviewed on EWTN's Celtic Connections about HLI Ireland's new
Catholic Activism Initiative C.A.L.L. March 7th, 2015

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal speaking in a university debate on abortion. In October 2012, Patrick was invited to speak on the issue of abortion in a debate held in University College Dublin.

 

 

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Dr. Rita O'Connor, Kate Meenagh and Patrick McCrystal talking about the work of our Ask Majella
Pregnancy Counselling Centre on RTE Radio 1's Today with Pat Kenny.

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal being interviewed by ETWN's Johnnette Benkovic on her Women of Grace tv programme in September 2010.

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal being interviewed by ETWN's Doug Keck on Bookmark in September 2010.
In this episode Patrick discusses his new book "Who's at the centre of your marriage... The Pill or Jesus Christ?"

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal being interviewed by Fr. Benedict Groeschel on his Sunday Night Live tv programme on EWTN in June 2010. Patrick speaks about the current situation in ireland regarding protection of life in the womb.

 

 

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Johnnette Benkovic speaking at HLI Ireland conference in June 2011. The venue was the Knock House Hotel in Co. Mayo. Here Johnnette is teaching about the dangers of New Age.

 

 

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Fr. Philip Scott speaks on the topic of healing parental wounds on Spirit Radio.

 

 

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Fr. Shenan Boquet, HLI President being interviewed on catholicnewsagency.com

 

 

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Patrick McCrystal stops to talk with EWTN during the 40th March for Life in Washington, D.C., January 25, 2013.

 

 

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Dead in the Water

The story of how HLI Ireland resisted the Abortion Boat in the Summer of 2001

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Dead in the Water Video

The story of how HLI Ireland resisted the Abortion Boat in the Summer of 2001

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