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The Messenger | February 2018

In this February issue of The Sacred Heart Messenger magazine FAITH QUILLE interviews John McCarthy, a surfer with an immense faith in God, about his beliefs and how he expresses them in daily life. VINCENT SHERLOCK shares an encouraging message for World Day of the Sick. MARGARET NAUGHTON reflects on the effect of serious illness on the relationships in a family. DERMOT MCCARTHY describes some of his life and work as a deacon. RONAN BARRY, school chaplain and parent, invites us to make some family space and time in Lent. In gardening CIARAN BURKE tells of the awakening in colour in the garden that comes in the month of February.

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