It says something for the influence of Donal Dorr that this is the third, enlarged and revised, edition of a book which first appeared in 1983. Over those decades he has not only written other books, but through his work as a missionary priest enhanced his insights as a theologian.  He has been associated with the Irish Missionary Union and...

Joe CarrollThe subtitle of this book tells us who the “Untouchables” are. “The people who helped wreck Ireland – and are still running the show.” It should come with a health warning for those prone to high blood pressure.  The list of the Untouchables goes on and on. Bankers, lawyers, civil servants, estate agents, lobbyists, accountants....

For cycling men (as the great Flann O’Brien might have said), this is a little book commemorating the famous cycle  ride to Israel from Balally Parish in 1983 is now in print.  The parish was then new, the parish church even newer, and what with its pastoral centre and other aspirations, it was an example of faith growing rather than...

The website for the International Eucharistic Congress (IEC2012) will remain live until 2016, when the next congress is scheduled in Cebu, Philippines. The website contains a number of resources from pictures taken during the week to videos and written papers from the main liturgies, keynote speakers’ catecheses and testimonies, and from the...

WYD Rio 2013 has announced that pilgrims, volunteers and journalists can obtain their entry visas for Brazil free of charge for World Youth Day. Pilgrims will need to download and fill out the form available on the website of Brazilís Ministry of Foreign Affairs and present a valid passport with documentation sent by the Organising Committee of...

Pope Benedict is set to gain even more devoted followers this December when he signs up for his own account on the Twitter social networking site. Despite a plethora of accounts already in existence bearing the Pope’s title and name – many of them charitable accounts – a Vatican spokesman has announced that the “officially verified channel” for...

J. Anthony Gaughan This is a thesaurus of the Christian Heritage of Ballyheigue and its vicinity. The book is beautifully shaped, the design and layout is exemplary and the illustrations lavish. Most of the storied past of the area has been compiled by Bryan MacMahon, proud native of the parish, but there are quite a number of other contributors...

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