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Our very christamassy Messenger looks at Kindness with Aideen Madden, Generosity and Greed with Alan Hilliard, and Family Life with Aveen and Cathal O'Reilly. Eileen Kane describes the beautiful Nativity: Chartres CathedralChristopher Moriarty gives us a tour of Belvedere College Chapel. The Pope's Intention is by Gerry O'Hanlon SJ and John Murray tells the story of The Holy Innocents. Pope Francis's new book Sharing the Wisdom of Time is featured and our editor writes on Learning What We Believe.   December Messenger includes our regular articles such as art, architecture, cookery, crossword, prayer, young readers pages and much more.  

Pope's Intention: A New Language for a New Culture by by Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

In His Master's Footsteps: The Holy Innocents by by John Murray

Feature: No Room by by Maeve McMahon OP

CONTENTS a selection

From the Editor: Learning What We Believe by Donal Neary SJ

Daily Offering:

Pope's Intention: A New Language for a New Culture by Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

The Book of Psalms: Songs of Zion by Martin Hogan

Feature: Kindness by Aideen Madden

Masterpieces of Christian Art: The Nativity: Chartres Cathedral by Eileen Kane

Reality Spirituality: Generosity and Greed by Fr Alan Hilliard

Places of Worship: Belvedere College Chapel by Christopher Moriarty

Feature: Noel Clear: The Real Deal by Gerry Jeffers

Feature: Holy Family Seeking Refuge by Alan Hilliard

Relink: The Season of Giving by Faith Quille

Feature: Family Life: The Joy of Love by Aveen & Cathal O'Reilly

Feature: Letting the Light In by Patricia Carroll

Thanksgiving Letters:

Thanksgiving Story: Purple Dress by Anon

Cookery: Festive Recipes by Marie McGuirk


Young Readers Pages:

Feature: No Room by Maeve McMahon OP

In the Master's Footsteps: The Holy Innocents by John Murray

Feature: The Magnificent Magnificat of Mary by Gavin Murphy

Feature: Sharing the Wisdom of Time by Pope Francis


Reflection: by Donal Neary

Gardening : Deep December by Ciaran Burke

Capuchin, Christian, Christian Art, Clonmacnoise, Cookery, Death, Don Pedro, Gardening, Hope, Jesuits, Jocopone of Todi, Killaloe, Pilgrimage, Places of Worship, Pope’s intention, Prayerful Ireland, Prophecy, Psalms, Re:link, Reality Spirituality, sacred heart, Synod, The Book of Psalms, Young People, Youth