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Pray for Catholic communicators to help navigate the world of media

May 30th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

This Sunday the Church reminds us of the great responsibility that is ours for the world of communications. It is not something for which ‘others’ have responsibility. Each one of us communicates messages every day through our relationships, actions and words. It is good to pause occasionally and ask ourselves whether in our communications, we communicate Jesus Christ, His values and His message. We may ask too, how are we to carry out this task of witnessing to Jesus in the world and in our engagement with the media, both traditional and new? In his Message for this World Communications Day, ... continue reading.

Confessions of a part-time Mass-goer

April 18th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

It’s the time of year when the experience of Jesus is most profound and vivid, even for non-regular Mass attenders, says KEVIN McKENNA ... continue reading.


Learning to see clearly

April 4th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By John Haldane... continue reading.


The joy of a whole new beginning

January 17th, 2014 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Pope Francis’ The Joy of the Gospel (Evangelii Gaudium) is a template for a new start embracing the old... continue reading.

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We are spoiling future generations

November 8th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

When did the needs and desires of children take priority over parental and grandparental wisdom?... continue reading.

The good news of religion in schools

November 1st, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

By Michael McGrath... continue reading.

Draw a line in the sand in Milngavie

September 20th, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

Is the proposal to close St Joseph’s Primary School in the town motivated by anti-Catholicism?... continue reading.

Church has always cared for the poor

August 23rd, 2013 | comments icon 0 COMMENTS

— Pope Francis’ priorities are widely admired as he continues the tradition of helping the less fortunate, writes Gerald Warner... continue reading.

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