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A listening Church and an empowered laity

Gerry O'Hanlon SJ has twice written publicly on the subject of the marriage equality referendum on 22 May. In both he argues strenuously for the Catholic Church in Ireland to take real steps to listen to the voices of the laity.

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Finding God in grief

'Walk with me into the Light: Some Comfort on the Journey Through Grief', is a new and practical booklet from Messenger Publications written by healthcare chaplain Margaret Naughton for the bereaved and their companions.

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Housing is a ‘sacred right’

'Homelessness is worse now than at any time in recent memory' says Peter McVerry SJ in the latest issue of Working Notes, the journal of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice.

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Standing at attention

Army Chaplain Tim Valentine SJ, who recently completed his Jesuit Tertianship in Ireland, talks to Pat Coyle about how he came to join the army and about his tours of duty in Iraq.

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Warm tributes paid to Lúcás Chan SJ, RIP

Warm tributes have been paid by noted academics and theologians from Ireland and around the world to Fr. Lúcás Chan SJ (46), a Hong Kong native and Jesuit of the Chinese Province who died suddenly on Tuesday 19 May.

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Pray, learn, practise

Brendan McManus SJ was part of an ecumenical team giving an innovative course in Spritual DIrection to students at Regis College, Toronto. It involved theory, practise and a retreat.

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