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The Messenger | May 2018 (PDF only)

This May issue contains a blessing from Pope Francis for the readers and promoters of The Sacred Heart Messenger magazine. SEAMUS CLAFFEY discusses the Pope’s prayer for creativity in this month’s evangelisation. EILEEN KANE explores the symbolism of the ‘new Eve’, Mary Queen of Heaven, in The Madonna of the Rose Bower by Stefan Lochner. In Re:link, FAITH QUILLE takes a closer look at the gift of ‘Wonder and Awe’. Gardening columnist CIARAN BURKE tells us to beware of sudden frosts in May that can catch out even the most experienced gardener.

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