This July issue features a number of preparative articles for the Pope’s visit in August. MAUREEN O’SULLIVAN TD, among others, shares her thoughts and hopes for the forthcoming Pope’s visit. BISHOP BRENDAN LEAHY offers a timely reflection on family life as we prepare for the Pope’s arrival in Ireland. In this month’s Relink, FAITH QUILLE shares an original and emotive interview with Holocaust survivor TOMI REICHENTAL. John Scally looks at the role adult education can play in helping Catholics find their identity. In Gardening, CIARAN BURKE enchants us with the story of how a flower from the Finnish north came to grow in his garden in Dublin.
July Messenger includes our regular articles such as art, architecture, cookery, crossword, prayer, young readers pages and much more.