The publishing organisation of the Jesuits in Ireland.

The Messenger | January 2019

In this first Messenger issue of 2019  PETER MCVERRY SJ looks at homelessness in rural Ireland; KEVIN HARTIGAN writes of how his experience of fatherhood has deepened his appreciation for the role of grandparents in family life; EILEEN KEANE explores the mystery of the sacred art form of iconography; FR JOHN MURRAY starts his new series on women of faith with an exploration of Margaret Aylward, founder of the Holy Faith Sisters. In this month’s Re:Link supplement, FAITH QUILLE looks at Hinduism, interviewing a young Hindu student living in Ireland.

January Messenger also includes our regular articles such as art, architecture, cookery, crossword, prayer, young readers pages and much more.