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10-GOD'S-GRACE

Our timidity in the face of God’s abundance

September 12th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

My youth had both its strengths and its weaknesses. I grew up on a farm in the heart of the Canadian prairies, a second-generation immigrant. Our family was a large one and the small farm we lived on gave us enough to live on, though just enough. There were never any extras. We were never hungry or genuinely poor, but we lived in a conscriptive frugality. You were given what you needed, but rarely anything extra. You got just one portion of the main course at a meal and one dessert because these had to be measured out in a ... continue reading.
10-WORLD-IN-HANDS

May your kingdom come but not yet

September 5th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


10-Urquhart

Why do we fear our own maturity?

August 29th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

- By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.


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A moral duty to vote on Scotland’s future

August 22nd, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Forces greater than ourselves may one day hold us accountable for what we do next month, says KEVIN McKENNA... continue reading.


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Walking on water, sinking like a stone

August 15th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Fr Ronald Rolheiser... continue reading.



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P1-SEPTEMBER-19,2014

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  • Emeritus Professor Sir Tom Devine bears witness to a silent revolution in Scotland.
  • Kevin McKenna on reconciliation after September 18: Politics can help us change things but we only through Jesus can peace prevail.
  • Bishop Noel Treanor’s reaction to the death of former Northern Ireland first minister Ian Paisley.
  • A champion musician from St Ninian’s High, Giffnock, is to perform during An Afternoon with Our Lady at Blessed John Duns Scotus, Gorbals, on Sunday September 21.
  • The congregation of Our Lady of Consolation, Govanhill, were joined with Archbishop Philip Tartaglia of Glasgow in saying goodbye to their church of 43 years.

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