The Messenger May 2017

  • From the editor  4  Donal Neary SJ
  • Daily Offering  5 
  • Pope's Intention: Valuing Humanity, South Sudan  6  Orla Treacy
  • A Mass to Remember  8  John Scally
  • Praying with Matthew's Gospel  10  Carmel McCarthy RSM
  • Christian Art  13  Eileen Kane
  • A Time for Prayer  16  Donal Neary SJ
  • Ignatian Bookshop  18 
  • Historic Churches  20  Christopher Moriarty
  • One Page Wisdom  23  Paul Andrews SJ
  • From a Ladies' Man to Our Lady's Man  24  Tom Casey SJ
  • Friendship  26  Aideen Madden
  • Relink  27  Faith Quille
  • Gardening  31  Helen Dillon
  • Crossroads of T-Junction  34  Vincent Sherlock
  • Thanksgiving Letters  36 
  • Cookery  38 
  • Crosswords  40 
  • Young Reader's Pages  42 
  • Ignatian Spirituality  44  Siobhán Murphy
  • In the Master's Footsteps: Mother Mary Martin  47  John Murray
  • Ashamed of Poverty  49  Mary O'Sullivan TD
  • A Moment with a Poet  51  Jo O'Donovan
  • Calendar  55 
  • Fragments  56  Michael Paul Gallagher SJ

In the May issue of The Sacred Heart Messenger, Loreto Sister ORLA TREACY connects the Pope’s intention with the daily life of the missionary. TOM CASEY SJ notes the central place of Mary in the life and conversion of St Ignatius Loyola. 
MAUREEN O’SULLIVAN TD writes on the poverty prevailing in society. FR JOHN MURRAY writes on Mother Mary Martin, founder of one of Ireland’s best-known NGOs, the Medical Missionaries of Mary. 
This month’s Re:link include helpful tips on Junior Certificate Religious Exam preparation. 
This May Messenger includes our regular articles such as the Pope’s intention, Gospel explanation, art, architecture, gardening, cookery, crossword, prayer, young readers pages and much more.