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A round-up from the Messenger Publications

The Messenger Publications have brought out a number of publications on meditations, a dialogue between an Anglican and a Jesuit, and liturgies for young people.

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What Does It All Mean?

In his book What Does It All Mean?, Richard Leonard SJ makes a stellar effort to help build the foundations of our Christian faith.

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With Christ in Service

'With Christ in Service' is a book about the lives of inspirational Jesuits through the ages. It's written by Jesuits, and published by Messenger Publications.

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The 15-Minute Prayer Solution

In his book The 15-Minute Prayer Solution, bestselling author Gary Jansen shows how spending just one percent of your day in prayer can transform your life.

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God, You’re Breaking My Heart

Author: Brian Grogan SJ Publisher: Messenger Publications God, You’re Breaking My Heart is a new book by Brian Grogan SJ exploring the problem of evil and suffering and the possibilities of a powerful spiritual response to it. It’s the fruit of the author’s personal experience of suffering and pain after the death by suicide of his sister-in-law, and many years ...

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Dear Pope Francis

Author: Pope Francis Publisher: Messenger Publications Questions from children from across the world are presented to Pope Francis, and the Pope himself answers each letter in this bookQuestions from children from across the world are presented to Pope Francis, and the Pope himself answers each letter. Twelve-year-old Clara Ó Gormáin from the Jesuit Scoil Iognáid in Galway was one of ...

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Into Extra Time

Author: Michael Paul Gallagher SJ Publisher: Messenger Publications Michael Paul Gallagher’s book, ‘Into Extra Time – Jottings Along The Way’, is an account of his path of faith through illness and facing death. In Michael Paul’s own words from the preface:- “The opening words of the Introduction spoke of my path towards death as highly probable. Now several months later ...

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Gospel Reflections for Sundays of Year C: Luke

Author: Donal Neary SJ Publisher: Messenger Publications Donal Neary SJ’s  latest book is Gospel Reflections on Luke, the evangelist whose gospel is now being read at mass this new Church year. As the title suggests it features a series of reflections mainly on Sunday’s gospel reading and a few on the first reading. Donal is the newly appointed editor of ...

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War’s ends: Human rights, international order, and the ethics of peace

James Murphy, the Irish Jesuit who teaches philosophy in Loyola University, Chicago, USA, has published an important study, especially for scholars and students in ethics, war and peace, and international affairs: War’s ends: Human rights, international order, and the ethics of peace. Before military action, and even before mobilization, the decision on whether to go to war is debated by ...

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Better than Babylon: A new vision for western culture

What is Babylon? Babylon is that which blocks our access to the door of possibility, that which impoverishes. Babylon is the part of Western culture that imprisons us with its seductive images of false happiness and fulfillment. Better Than Babylon invites us to break free of our prisons...

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