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The Messenger | December 2017 PDF Only

In the December issue of The Sacred Heart Messenger, FAITH QUILLE introduces Fr Peter McVerry SJ and provides us with tips on how to help the homeless this Christmas. CATHERINE DEVITT explores the environmental problems posed by our use of plastics. EILEEN KANE takes us through the symbolism of the ‘Mystic Nativity’. CARMEL McCARTHY RSM writes on the significance of the birth narrative of Jesus to the Gospel of Matthew. FR TOM COX reflects on how Jesus was born into a world very much like our own. 

This December Messenger includes our regular articles such as the Pope’s intention, Gospel explanation, art, architecture, cookery, crossword, prayer, young readers pages and much more.