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The Messenger | May 2017 PDF VERSION ONLY!



In the May issue of The Sacred Heart Messenger, Loreto Sister Orla Treacy connects the Pope’s intention with the daily life of the missionary. Tom Casey Sj notes the central place of Mary in the life and conversion of St Ignatius Loyola. Maureen O’Sullivan TD writes on the poverty prevailing in society. Fr John Murray writes on Mother Mary Martin, founder of one of Ireland’s best-known NGOs, the Medical Missionaries of Mary. This month’s Re:link includes helpful tips on Junior Certificate Religious Exam preparation.

This May Messenger also includes our regular articles such as a Gospel explanation, art, architecture, gardening, cookery, crosswords, prayer, young readers pages and much more.

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