This weeks columns

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Wearing their Faith on their sleeves

July 13th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

There’s a tendency among some Catholics to claim that anyone significant who ever sniffed the faintest whiff of smoke from the thurible is directly inspired by Rome. It’s a practice I’ve always found to be a bit desperate. That said: England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford attended St Robert of Newminster Roman Catholic School, 2007 to 2012. And if his is the glove that wins England the World Cup, well… we’ll cross that miracle when we come to it. Nothing would surprise me now about this World Cup, however. We’ve seen the Germans being terrible at football, Russia looking like a lovely holiday ... continue reading.
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How the CTS became our most constant companion

July 6th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

In the last of a two-part series AMANDA CONNELLY speaks to Fergal Martin, the man at the helm of the Catholic Truth Society, as the publisher marks 150 years of keeping the faithful informed... continue reading.


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50th cake is just what The Doctor ordered

July 6th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

A significant birthday brought a week of sun and celebration for THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS - By FR JOHN BOLLAN... continue reading.


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Looking back on the joy of ordination

June 29th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

The end of June ushers in two of life’s important milestones for THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS — By FR JOHN BOLLAN ... continue reading.


9-LOSS

Death is not the only loss in our lives

June 29th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

SALLY FRASER finds that sharing experiences helps deal with suffering — By SALLY FRASER ... continue reading.


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Collapsing buildings brings us up to speed with our inner structure

June 22nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS Warns of iconic buildings and the maintenance that goes with all things living — By FR JOHN BOLLAN... continue reading.


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Shocking treatment of service workers is evidence of a depersonalised, corroded society

June 22nd, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

‘We are to serve even as we are being served—even and especially when we are served poorly,’ writes Brandon McGinley ... continue reading.


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A time to keep and a time to shred

June 15th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

De-cluttering can be a reminder of the things that matter most, writes THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS — By FR JOHN BOLLAN... continue reading.


Down’s syndrome drama captures hearts

June 15th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

RICHARD PURDEN speaks to a Catholic mother of a disabled child about a play that echoes her own life... continue reading.


The Christ-like sacrifice of police officers

June 8th, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Weddings, safety concerns and a few feathered friends feature in this week’s THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS. — By FR JOHN BOLLAN ... continue reading.


Everything looks brighter in the sun

June 1st, 2018 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

All it takes to lift our spirits is a bit of summer weather, THE BOW IN THE HEAVENS says — By FR JOHN BOLLAN ... continue reading.



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