The last book written by well-known Irish Jesuit, Michael Paul Gallagher SJ. He writes movingly of his battle with cancer and his journey towards the end of life. Michael Paul Gallagher SJ died on 6 November 2016.
In his Preface, Pope Francis lays out his reasons for this collection of wisdom stories and the movement he hopes it inspires. He also contributes as a fellow elder, offering a story from his own life at the start of each chapter .
This collection contains Father Browne's unique images of Irish aviation in the early years of the twentieth century. From the new Dublin Airport to Cobham's Flying Circus, from early photos of bi-planes to the Aer Lingus fleet this is a treasure trove of previously unseen material.
Father Browne focuses on the people of Dublin, at work, at play and watching the world go by. This is a city of children, window shoppers, churchgoers, canals, bridges, trams and trains. Grand houses and tenements, middle classes and poor, industry and hospitals, all catch the photographer's eye.
Catholic chaplains in the First World War served alongside the troops at the Front. This is a collection of articles describing the wartime experiences of eleven of these brave men. Illustrated with letters, photographs, and telegrams from the Irish Jesuit Archives, this is a fascinating insight into their experiences.
The Jesuits have always defined themselves, not by any particular place or specific ministry, but by a universal outreach. They were ready to go wherever the needs were great and the opportunities promising. Adaptability became their hallmark. From early on, the Jesuits spread rapidly: to the Far East, starting with Francis Xavier in 1540, to North and South America, to Africa and eventually to Australasia. In their reports to Rome, they spoke about the different situations they faced, their successes and failures, their frustrations and hopes. this little volume tells the stories of a few of these Jesuits, from different continents and eras, in the hope that their commitment and struggles will prove inspirational once again today.
The role of the PPC is explored looking at what can be called the five P's of the PPC: Pastoral, Prayerful, Partnership, Planning and Participation. There are some very practical helps about what makes planning in the PPC pastoral, and how that can be developed as a way of working in all parish groups.
The author explores the insights of other faiths - Protestantism, Orthodoxy, Islam, and Judaism; and also the insights of the `other' within the Catholic tradition - the Eastern-rite Catholics who, despite their full communion with Rome, have a distinct approach to Mary based on their unique liturgical and spiritual tradition.
Once we translate the spiritual wisdom of the Lord's Prayer into the personal language of our experience, we shall be led to a unique encounter with the God who yearns for us more than we could ever yearn for him.
An esteemed academic, prolific author and convert from the Church of England to Catholicism, Newman was a complex and conflicted individual. Intensely loyal to his friends, highly-strung, kind-hearted and tenacious, Newman combined the best of both the Anglican and Catholic traditions.
Based on contemporary documentation, Raphael's World explores the complex era in which the artist flourished and introduces the reader to the fascinating panoply of patrons. The 500th anniversary of the death of Raphael occurs on 6 April 2020. There will be a number of events to celebrate at the Vatican and other galleries around the world.