Stephen Redmond SJ's book is an accessible introduction for anyone keen to learn more about the central act of the christian tradition specially prepared for the Year of the Eucharist.
John Cunningham, a retired headmaster in Fermanagh, looks at the legends and the deep spiritual traditions in Lough Derg’s lengthy history as a place of pilgrimage.
Seán McDonagh's book is a plea for action before it is too late to save the 11,000 species currently under threat of extinction in mangrove forests and coral reefs across the world.
Up till recently we never had any dificulties about the burning of fossil fuels. But now with global warming established as a fact, perhaps it is time to think again about it, suggests Conall Ó Cuinn SJ.
In The Cosmic Circle Edward P. Echlin relates Jesus to ecology. He looks at Jesus in his Nazareth years as craftsman and food grower, and his connection with the earth.
A new edition of the Roman Missal with a new translation is being prepared at present. It is expected thaqt the work will be completed towards the end of next year. A new translation means that many of the current texts are changed and therefore new music settings are required.
Holy Days of Obligation are major feasts of the Church’s year on which – in addition to Sundays – Catholics are obliged to go to Mass. They are also to abstain from such work or business that would inhibit the worship to be given to God, the joy proper to [...]
To know about the interpretation of scripture, that is, the criteria for understanding what God might be saying to you as you hear a reader proclaim scripture passage in church or as you read part of it quietly in your room. See The Catechism of the Catholic Church. 109-119. http://www.scborromeo.org/ccc/p1s1c2a3.htm#III
Which Bible is the most readable in contemporary English? Which is the most accurate and faithful to the original language? Patrick Duffy assesses contemporary translations of the Bible with regard to accuracy of translation and readability in English.
Patrick Duffy draws on Henry Wansbrough OSB’s book, The Story of the Bible: How it came to us (Darton, Longman and Todd 2006) to summarise information on translations into Old, Middle and Early Modern English.
This is an account of early translations of the Bible. Patrick Duffy draws on Henry Wansbrough OSB’s book, The Story of the Bible: How it came to us (Darton, Longman and Todd 2006).