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December 2018

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Luke Macnamara OSB The Three Rs of Exceptional Health Care – A Benedictine Perspective
Daniel O’Connell

Catholic primary schools – on rapidly thinning ice
Desmond Egan Romero Lives – ‘If I am killed I shall arise’
Andrew McMahon ‘New’ Ireland and Pope Francis
Hugh MacMahon The Challenges for Ireland: Returning Missionary’s View
Jonathan Burroughs Caught in a Bind: Experiencing the Akedah
Neil Xavier O’Donoghue Homilies for January (C)
News and Views
Bernard Cotter Reflections on Halloween.
New Books
Niall Ahern Pope Francis in Ireland
Michael Collins The Beatitudes of Pope Francis
Oliver Treanor The International Eucharistic Congresses
John-Paul Sheridan Christ’s Illumination Upon Every Heart
Shorter Notice
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November 2018

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Paul Clayton-Lea In Memoriam – Ronan Drury
Patrick Hannon

What Now?
Martin M. Lintner Vision and Vocation of the Family in Amoris Laetitia
Sean O’Conaill / Eugene McElhinney Catholic Education and the Future: Insights from René Girard
Niall Ahern Homilies for December (C)
Featured Review
Thomas R. Whelan The Mass Settings of Seán and Peadar Ó Riada
New Books
Kevin O’Gorman SMA Touched By GOD
Eugene Duffy The Pope Francis Agenda
Giovanna Feeley Why We Go to Mass
Neil Xavier O’Donoghue Four Offaly Saints
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October 2018

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Kieran Fitzsimons Welcoming our LGBT+ Sisters and Brothers
Michael G. Lawler/Todd A. Salzman

“You Always Have the Poor with You”
Kevin Hegarty Irish Catholicism: Will it survive? Does it matter?
Colin Thomson Antigypsyism: A Gospel Challenge
Kevin Egan/Cora Lambert Moving Beyond a Clerical Culture
Isabelle Smyth Homilies for November (B)
Featured Review
Brendan P. Devlin Reclaiming our Local Heritage
New Books
Niamh Pattwell Dear Pilgrims/The White Silhouette
Declan Marmion, S.M. Trinity: A Story of Deep Delight
Kevin O’Gorman SMA Tell me, Jesus, who you are
Bairbre de Burca Love Life: A holistic understanding of ageing.
Frank Regan The Courage To Be Happy
Pope Francis Excerpt from his address at Dublin Castle 2018
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September 2018

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Lawrence Pang God Is With Us
Michael A. Conway Intercommunion of One and All – Theology and its Future
Dermot A. Lane Praying the New Cosmology
Denis O’Callaghan Archbishop Denis Hurley: A Personal Memoir
Patrick Manning The Seal of Confession: Cultural Challenges
Luke Macnamara, OSB Homilies for October (B)
Tom Corbett Maynooth Union President’s Address
News and Views
Mary Kearns A Catholic Guesthouse in New York City.
Reg Naulty Latent Spiritual Capacities
Donal Linehan A Centre of Light
New Books
Noel O’Sullivan Faith Finding A Voice
Vincent O’Hara, ODC Love’s Doorway to Life
Terence O’Reilly The Wisdom of Love in the Song of Songs
Gearóid Dullea Smile of Joy: Mary of Nazareth
Luke Macnamara, OSB The Sign. Reading the Gospel of John
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July/August 2018

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Dympna Mallon Navigating Structural Change in the Irish Church: Reading the Signposts in Laudato Si’
Brian Cosgrove Seamus Heaney’s Last Words: Provenance and Context for Noli Timere
Jessie Rogers Women in Church Leadership Roles - Biblical Perspectives
+ Eamon Martin Healthy and life-giving relationships
David Harold-Barry, SJ The Priesthood of The Baptised
Patrick H. Daly Jesus? A view from the pew
Patrick Manning Homilies for August (A)
Brian Kavanagh Homilies for September (A)
New Books
J. Anthony Gaughan The Faith Journey of the Déise People
Siobhan Rogers Everyday Sacrament: The Messy Grace of Parenting
Michael G. Olden Memoir: Remembering Krzysztof Joseph Romanowski
Kevin O’Gorman SMA Church at the Heart of the World
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June 2018

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Daniel Nuzum and Marie Murphy Palliative Care: a human right and moral imperative
Angela Hanley Families: a broad canvas
Paul Kangkai Challenging times in Nigeria
Séamus Lillis Who is not at the Table?
David Torkington Personal Prayer and the Liturgy
Kevin O’Gorman, SMA Homilies for July (B
News and Views
John O’Connell

Reflections on Rite TWO
Tom Small Pastoral Placement
Featured Review
Michael A. Conway Wisdom at the Crossroads
New Books
Paul Clayton-Lea Silent Music of Love: Teach us to Pray
Mícheál Mac Craith, OFM Sliocht ar Thír na Scáth
Michael Collins The Family Tree: Reflections for the World Meeting of Families
Tim Hazelwood Priesthood Imprisoned
Frank Regan Pope Francis and the Theology of the People
Colm Hogan Pope Francis: Follow His Call
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May 2018

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Michael A. Conway The Transmission of Faith

Tom O’Reilly, SSC Reflections on Mission Today
Billy Swan Faith and Mental Health
Kevin O’Gorman, SMA Lord of Living and Dead
Bill Cosgrave Understanding Christian Morality
Martin Whelan Homilies for June (B)
News and Views
Donal Linehan The Icon of the Holy Family
New Books
Suzanne Mulligan Laudato Si’: An Irish Response.
Raymond Gillespie The Diocese of Kilmore, c. 1100-1800
Patrick Hannon Whistleblower: Life, Death, Hope and the Eighth Amendment.

Gerry McFlynn

At Play In The Lions’ Den
Moira Bergin, RSM 55 Ways to Connect with Families in your Parish
Reg Naulty Superstition & Science
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April 2018

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Patrick Manning

Why Consult the Laity? A Theological Justification
Bridie Stringer

The Undivided Heart
Philip McParland Emerging ChristianityEmerging Christianity
David Harold-Barry, SJ

Learning from the Past
Tomás Surlis Homilies for May (B)
News and Views
A.C.P. World Meeting of Families
Featured Review
John-Paul Sheridan A Musical Offering
New Books
Thomas O’Connor ‘Restless ambition’: the life and times of Dean John Patrick Lyons (c.1798-1845)
Cait O’Dwyer, RSM

An Astonishing Secret
Frank Regan

I Have Learned from the Least
Niall P. Lynch The Age of Glass
Bishops of Ireland

Pastoral Message for 2018 on the Right to Life – Two Lives One Love
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March 2018

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Ronan Drury

The Week of the Passion
Aoife McGrath

Thinking Pastorally about ‘Me Too’
Patricia Higgins

A Woman of God
Donal Dorr Pope Francis on Falling in Love with Nature
Michael Shortall Learning to sit with
John-Paul Sheridan Homilies for April (B)
News and Views
Patricia Cahill

‘Looking to the Future’
Featured Review
Tom Deenihan Reclaiming the Piazza II
New Books
Kevin O’Gorman SMA Martin Luther – His Challenge Then and Now
Michael McGrath

Becoming the Presence of God
Siobhan and Jessie Rogers

The Mindfulness Workout
John Regan, SAC Encounters of Evangelisation
John Cummins Exploring Amoris Laetitia
Pope Francis Message for Lent 2018
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February 2018

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Andrew Meszaros The Gospel of the Family
Kevin Egan

When There is no Joy
Noirín Lynch Eucharist
Michael A. Conway

Changing Foundations
Lorcan O’Brien

Migrants and Refugees
Michael Maginn Looking To The Future
Padraic Brennan Hopkins – Reminiscing a Century Later
Liam M. Tracey, OSM Homilies for March
News and Views
Jim Finn New Evangelisation in 3D
New Books
Daniel Nuzum Does Christ Matter?
Michael Collins

Seminary Formation
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