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The extraordinary generosity of Clonard

William Scholes
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

Andrew Watson: Develop a healthy fear of the Lord

Andrew Watson
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...

The holy value of water

National Holy Wells Day is being marked on Sunday June 18, with people being encouraged to visit a holy well to pray for the protection and fair distribution of water on our planet.

Lough Derg - intensive care for the soul

Monsignor Joseph McGuinness
ONE of the many legends which surround this ancient and sacred island of pilgrimage relates to the meaning of its name - Lough Derg.

Asylum ruling welcomed

BISHOP John McAreavey has said he is delighted at the Dublin Supreme Court's finding that a ban which prevented asylum seekers in the Republic from working was unconstitutional.

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