Maria O'Shea

About Maria O'Shea

Maria O'Shea is a married mother of two who lives in Ireland. She holds an MA in Marriage and Family Studies from the Pontifical John Paul II Institute, and is a tutor on the Marriage and Family pathway of the MA in Catholic Applied Theology at the Maryvale Institute, Birmingham, U.K.

Renewal and the Remnant

Sabotage within and “missiles” from without: when it comes to the fortunes of the Church, it seems there is nothing new under the sun. Like our ancestors, the ancient Israelites, we live in a “mixed economy” and have to deal with the tension … [Read more...]

The Family as the Cultural Revolution

A week before his pastoral visit to Cuba and the United States, and his visit to the White House, Pope Francis spoke of a civilizational shift that is occurring in our times—a pivotal moment in which the mission of Christian families will p … [Read more...]