Fr Michael Brehl is impressed. The leader of the world's Redemptorists, coming towards the end of his first Clonard Novena, has enjoyed the experience of being one of the resident preachers at the annual celebration of faith
Apparently recent research suggests that since the introduction of seatbelts and safety helmets there are more accidents and injuries, not fewer - it seems that when people feel protected, they take greater risks...
ARCHBISHOP of Armagh Eamon Martin has been engaging in a bit of backroom diplomacy of late in order to secure the visit of Pope Francis to the north next August, after he attends the World Meeting of Families in Dublin.
THE team at Lough Derg reckon that since St Patrick first established Station Island as a place of pilgrimage in the fifth century, more than 50 generations of Irish families have sought its spiritual refreshment.