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The Sacred Heart Messenger magazine, Ireland’s bestselling religious magazine, is celebrating 130 years of continuous publication. MICHAEL D HIGGINS, president of Ireland, writes on the ongoing importance of the message of social justice of Oscar Romero. FR DONAL NEARY, editor of theMessenger, discusses the importance of the Church’s mission for and with young people. MAEVE MCMAHON OP,discusses how Pope Francis has consistently encouraged men and women to be prophets and bring the gospel to the people of our time. PETER McVERRY SJ challenges the criminalizing of the drug user. In this month’s Re:link, FAITH QUILLE examines the Orthodox Christian Churches. In gardening, CIARAN BURKEwrites of how declining sunlight in our gardens will be supplemented by changing autumn leaves. October Messenger includes our regular articles such as art, architecture, cookery, crossword, prayer, young readers pages and much more.  

From the Editor: A Synod for Youth by by Donal Neary SJ

Pope's Intention: Energy and Prophecy by by Maeve McMahon

Feature: Blessed Oscar Romero by by Michael D Higgins

CONTENTS a selection

From the Editor: A Synod for Youth by Donal Neary SJ

Daily Offering:

Pope's Intention: Energy and Prophecy by Maeve McMahon OP

Feature: Blessed Oscar Romero by Michael D Higgins

The Book of Psalms: Psalms of Praise by Martin Hogan

Masterpieces of Christian Art: by Eileen Kane

Reality Spirituality: Rocking the Boat – gently by Fr Alan Hilliard

Places of Worship: Our Lady Mother of Divine Grace, Raheny by Christopher Moriarty

Feature: Bringing It All Home by Kevin O'Rourke SJ

Feature: Drug Use: Addiction Not Crime by Peter McVerry SJ

Relink: The Orthodox Christian Churches by Faith Quille

Feature: Joy by Aideen Madden

Gardening: Ochre October by Ciaran Burke

Thanksgiving Letters:

Thanksgiving Story: Reading the Signs with Kindness by Anon

Cookery: The Fruits of Autumn by Marie McGuirk


Young Readers Pages:

Feature: €100,000 A Year: Wealthy? by Kevin Hargaden

Feature: Ideal – Ordeal – New Deal! by Tom Cox

In the Master's Footsteps: Jaques and Raissa Maritain by John Murray

Feature: Jesuits in Myanmar by May Raper

Poem: Origins by Richard Hendrick OFM CAP


Reflection: by Donal Neary

Christian Art, Gardening, Jesuits, Michael D Higgins, Orthodox Churches. Cookery, Oscar Romero, Prophecy, sacred heart, Synod, Wealthy, Youth