The season of the Nativity has over the last 2000 years provided innumerable artist with themes and scenes for their paintings. In her reflections on some of her favourite pictures on this theme, Sr Wendy Beckett guides us through the related feasts and themes of Advent and Christmas.  Indeed there is a sense in which our very idea of the...

Over the years, working largely with Radharc, Fr Joe Dunn was involved in the production of 350 films in 75 countries, mainly on Church related topics. In the course of his work, he had to face up to and think carefully about most of the major issues facing the Church in the world, often with the input of interesting and well-informed people from...

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...

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