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New birth for Newtownabbey nativity figures

CENTURY-OLD nativity statues which were thought to have been beyond repair and about to be dumped have taken their rightful place around the baby Jesus' manger this Christmas after a restoration effort by young people.

Advent: Seeking the Sacred Heart

Brendan McManus SJ and Jim Deeds
In the first of four reflections for Advent, Brendan McManus SJ and Jim Deeds, authors of Finding God in the Mess, challenge us to take time with the loving, sacred heart of Jesus 

Martin Henry: Life is eternally valuable

Martin Henry
WHILE the faithful departed are remembered in every Mass, it is in the month of November that the Catholic community places particular emphasis on commemorating the dead.

Reconciling the Reformation

ARCHBISHOP of Armagh Dr Eamon Martin has offered three ways of 'bridging' the Reformation differences between the Catholic Church and the Protestant denominations.

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