Apostolic Work has a long and distinguished history in the Archdiocese of Armagh, with the voluntary organisation celebrating its 80th anniversary this month - coinciding with the Extraordinary Month of Mission.
Jesus taught adults and blessed children, but that model has been largely reversed in today's Church, without considering that sacramentalising people without evangelising them might be problematic, says Fr Stephen Langridge. He outlines why initiatives like Alpha can help correct the balance
Christians should not stand outside the online world and look in with disapproval but should get involved, argues Archbishop Eamon Martin, who shares a 10 point 'highway code' for travelling through the digital landscape
Christians have a duty to be at the forefront of care and compassion for the homeless, says the Rev Brian Anderson of the Irish Inter-Church Meeting, which has produced new housing insecurity and homelessness resources
Instead of a political nervous breakdown completely destroying faith in our politics, a return to the basic standards of public life would go a long way to rebuilding trust, argues the Rev Dr Norman Hamilton