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Decenber 2016


Patrick Hannon Talking Faith and Morals – Irish Style
Kevin Egan Let’s Talk About It
Michael Peppard Starving in the Pews
Todd A. Salzman/Michael G. Lawler Amoris Laetitia and Catholic Morals
Geraldine O’Dea The People had Left the Room
Eóin de Bháldraithe, OCSO The Catholic Church and Irish Violence
Robert Fleck Homilies for January (A)
News & Views
Maria Moran Empty Pews. A Personal Story of One Empty Space
Aidan Carroll/Donal Dorr

Holy Communion – for Whom?
New Books
Michael G. Olden The Life of Dr. Thomas Hussey 1746-1803
Margaret Murphy All the Risings: Ireland 1014-1916
Frank Regan Globalization, Spirituality and Justice
Elaine Callinan

1916: The Church and the Rising
Seán Maher Meeting God in Paul
The Editor and Staff of The Furrow wish readers everywhere the blessings of the feast
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November 2016

Michael A. Conway The Developing Heart
Martin Whelan Blessing
John Ball What makes a Good Liturgy?
Brendan Devlin Syllable Song
Denis O’Callaghan Belief in an Afterlife
Salvador Ryan Death in an Irish Village
Frank Hoare The Rising and Irish Missionary Revival
Martin Delaney Homilies for December (A)
Brian Harvey Peter McVerry: A View from the
Willie King Light of evening ... Maynooth
New Books
Catherine Twomey Whispering Hope
Niall Ahern Thérèse Vanier
Tom Grufferty How to Survive Working in a Catholic Parish
John-Paul Sheridan Dissonant Voices
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October 2016

Patrick Hannon Catholic Ireland
+ Brendan Leahy Where are We with "Share The Good News"
Paddy Sweeney Supporting Priests
Dympna Mallon Bringing it All Back Home - an untapped resource
Donal Dorr Holy Communion - for Whom?
Joe McDonald Your Son a Priest?
Isabelle Smyth, MMM Homilies for November (C)
Fintan Gavin New Pre-Nuptial Enquiry Form: Bishops' Conference
New Books
+ Richard Clarke A Holy Yet Sinful Church
Assumpta O'Neill A Dream Unfolds
John Paul Sheridan Remembering God's Mercy
Peadar King The Taliban Revival
+ Brendan Leahy Where is God in Suffering?
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September 2016

Thomas O'Loughlin Evaluating Liturgy in the Parish
David Harold-Barry, SJ Islam Comes to Ireland
Pádraig McCarthy Avoidable Deaths? - Context for the Abortion Debate
Margaret Hickey Amoris Laetitia - A Reflection
Pádraig Standún True Cross
Bill Cosgrave Hope, Human and Christian
Michael McGrath Homilies for October (C)
News and Views
Desmond Fennell Anti-Catholic Bias in the Irish media
Marie Arnall One God and Returning to Catholicism
New Books
Clare McMahon The Message of Mercy
Gearóid Dullea The End of All Things Earthly
Lilian O'Keeffe-Daly An Endangered Species
Tom Grufferty Symbols of Faith
Tom Fogarty Playing and Praying
Frank Regan Making All Things New
Pól Ó Muirí As Tobar an Doibhlinigh
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July/August 2016

Kevin Egan Understanding Forgiveness
Maria Moran Empty Pews
David Austin, OSA The Eucharist in the Catholic School
Brendan Devlin 'Sursum Corda'
Michael Duignan Homilies for August (C)
Ultan McGoohan Homilies for September (C)
Enda McDonagh The Wind of the Word
- Creation, Compassion and Contemplation
Tom Deenihan On the One Road
Fintan Monahan The Joy of Service
Paschal Scallon, CM Jubilee Blessings
New Books
Albert McDonnell Annulment
Ambrose Macaulay Violence, Politics and Catholicism in Ireland
Joe McDonald Joyfully sharing the Gospel
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June 2016

+Brendan Leahy No One has been Baptised a Priest or a Bishop
Gerry O'Hanlon, SJ Amoris Laetitia - the Joy of Love
Barry O'Sullivan Priests under Pressure - the less-heard voices
John Mangan Renewing the Family
John J. Moore, SJ In praise of Laudato Si'
Philip McParland Learning from Islam
Martin Whelan Homilies for July (C)
News and Views
Jim Duffy The Prayer of the Faithful
James Good Meditation, Mindfulness or Auto-hypnosis?
Colm Burke Catholic Ethos
New Books
Aoife McGrath Catholic Women Speak
Colm Kilcoyne No Crusader
Kevin O'Gorman, SMA Family and Life
Luke Macnamara, OSB The New Testament and the Church
Michael Conway Refuel
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Maria Flood

May 2016

Michael A. ConwayThe Underdeveloped Heart
Patrick H. DalyWhen a Bishop Preaches
Martin WhelanBaptism – an opportunity to preach
Richard PriceActive Participation in the Mass – How active?
Tony Conry, SSPThe Mass in Brazil
David Harold-Barry, SJNineteen Sixteen – a Terrible Beauty
Martin DelaneyHomilies for June (C)
News and Views
Eugene DuffyEducation about Religions
and Beliefs
Alan HilliardMissals and Migrants
Patsy LeeAmoris Laetitia
New Books
Donal Dorr, SSPOn Care for Our Common Home
Declan LohanFrom Burma to Rome
Paul Clayton-LeaInto Extra Time
Joseph McDonaldAre We Together?
Robert EganFaith and the Marvelous Progress of Science
Unity DohertyMy Indian Journal
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April 2016

Kevin EganBeing a Priest
Eamonn ConwayPope Francis and Young People
Michael H. Crosby, OFM.CapImaging God in Sex and Marriage
Helena O'DoonoghueMercy
Vincent Travers, OPProtecting Children
̶ Safeguarding Standards Revised
Patrick O’HaganHomilies for May (C)
Kevin O’Gorman, SMAThe US Bishops on Pornography
News and Views
David BrackenA Missed Opportunity
Featured Review
Enda McDonaghReforming the Church
New Books
Patrick Fintan Lyons, OSBIreland and Vatican II
Michael McCullagh, CMThe Sublime Round Tower
Dermot FenlonJohn Henry Newman
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March 2016

Author(s) Title
Donal Murray Why Church Schools?
Dermot A. Lane Fifty Years of Theology
Martin McGee, OSB Not to Convert but to Understand
Sean OConaill The Age that is Coming to Life 2 - the role of the laity
Paul Anderson/Owen O'Sullivan, OFMCap Forever Fathers
Alan Whelan Sunday Mass in Ireland and England
Peter Burke/Michael Mullaney Homilies for August (B)
Michael McGrath Homilies for September (B)
News and Views
Patrick Hannon The Ryan Report: a Comment
Ignatius McQuillan Viridiana in Education
New Books
Kevin T. Kelly Right of Wrong? Essays in Moral Theology
Patrick Treacy Spirituality, Our Deepest Heart's Desire
John Byrne The Splendid Cause
Thomas O'Connor Paul Cardinal Cullen
Dwayne Gavin The Gifts of the Spirit