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Freedom From and Freedom For: The Heritage of the Celtic monks and Today’s Ireland


When a person feels that the world they knew and valued was being forcibly dismantled within their lifetime, how might they react?It is likely to be with some form of anger, anger being the common way of dealing with fear, hurt and sadness. For many who grew up in the pre-1990s Church, there is fear for the future of the country. Individual freedom and prosperity are signs of progress but there is a dark side to modern society that is reflected in daily reports of horrifying human tragedies. They also fear for themselves. They are disorientated by the changes. What is genuine? Who can be trusted anymore?

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