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The Messenger | September 2018 | Read Online Only

The Sacred Heart Messenger magazine, Ireland’s bestselling religious magazine, is celebrating 130 years of continuous publication.

JAMES MARTIN SJ, well-known Jesuit, and speaker at this year’s World Meeting of Families,gives practical advice on family life with LGBT children and grandchildren. MAEVE McMAHON reminds us that not all school children look forward to summer. SHANE HALPINreports on Brian Sheridan, a Westmeath farmer, who found out what it means to be part of a supportive community when he gave a year of his time to volunteer in rural Zambia. In this month’s Re:link FAITH QUILLEexamines the theme of ‘Leadership in the Roman Catholic Church’. Our gardening columnist CIARAN BURKE reminds us of the jobs that must be done in the garden at this time of year.


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