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Do you want a read with that? McDonald’s donates 2,000 children’s books to SVP

“This generous donation of 2,000 books will greatly benefit so many children and families across the country,” said SVP national president Kieran Stafford.


SVP appeals for books for children

Just ten minutes a day of reading with children of all ages can help create readers for life and make a crucial difference to their future.


New book sheds new light on our Catholic past

Book outlines the struggles of Cloyne’s Catholics in asserting their identities in the harsh environment of the penal laws.


Veritas to close three shops

The Catholic bookseller will focus on online sales, which were up 52 per cent this year.


Society’s new scheme fosters the power of reading

"Brand new children’s books will be distributed in the families we visit, to encourage children to begin enjoying books early and all the benefits that brings."


School costs too much for parents – Barnardos

One in ten parents get into debt to send their children to school. Some even borrow from money lenders.


Parents taking the strain on school costs: Barnardos

In 2015, from the youngest to the oldest student the cost of going to school is €365 - €785 respectively.


Increased sales for Veritas thanks to Pope Francis

'Pope Francis effect' results in marked upsurge in interest in the papacy in 2013.


Share the Good News

Eoin O’Mahony and Bernadette Sweetman introduce the National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland and explain how people might engage with it locally.


My Peace I Give You – Dawn Eden

Dawn Eden explains how the lives of the Saints have given her hope and aided her journey of spiritual healing after childhood sexual abuse.


Treasures of Irish Christianity

Fr Brendan Leahy explains that this book contains almost eighty short articles from a host of leading scholars on various treasures of the Christian tradition in Ireland from the fifth to the twenty-first century.


God’s Surprise – the new movements in the Church

Susan Gately brings us a first-hand account of how the Holy Spirit is at work within the Church today.


The Nearness of God – Breige O’Hare

Breige O'Hare explains how her book is intended to help the reader deepen their relationship with God.


The End of Irish Catholicism?

Fr Vincent Twomey SVD reflects on his analysis of Irish Catholicism, published ten years ago (Veritas), and how he sees the question now.


Sacred Space – the website and book

Brian Grogan SJ explains the inspiration behind the widely popular on-line prayer resource and how it has also turned into a publishing success.


Where God Hides – a book by Liam Lawton

Liam Lawton shares one of the stories featured in Where God Hides at the launch of the book in All Hallows College on 19 September 2012.


Remaining a Catholic after the Murphy Report

Watch talk by the author Fr Kevin Egan at IEC2012 on the struggle to claim Catholic identity at this time.


Praying the New Missal with Children

Maeve Mahon introduces a resource - Come, Gather and Celebrate - which includes a DVD of a Mass celebrated with the New Missal.


New directions in religious education

In this book Finola Cunnane seeks to clarify the meaning and purpose of religious education at school, at home and in the community.


Where to from here?

Eschatalogy is the branch of theology that deals with "the four last things". Brian Grogan SJ's book is a fresh and hopeful look at the Christian vision of life after death.


While they were at table…. prayers and reflections

This is a book is especially useful for visits to the Blessed Sacrament and Holy Hours of eucharistic devotion.


How to read the Bible: A manual for beginners …

Fr Brendan McConvery, CSsR, has written a really user-friendly manual to help ordinary people explore the Bible in an accessible and non-threatening way.


A Year’s Worth of Gospel Acclamations

The Cloyne Commission for Liturgical Formation has produced a book with words and musical settings to aid the liturgical assembly sing the Gospel Acclamations.


Wounded Prophet – A portrait of H.J.M. Nouwen

Michael Andrew Ford paints an honest and sympathetic picture, examining all areas of Nouwen's life and his legacy as a great spiritual writer.


Are we losing the young church? Youth ministry …

Gerard Gallagher writes this history of youth ministry in Ireland out of concern that the mistakes of the past will not be repeated in the future.


Catholic Primary Education: Facing New Challenges

The essays in this book debate the current issues surrounding Catholic primary education in Ireland.


Journey through cancer – Jean Lavelle

This is the story of what I did. That is all. I make no claims and I hope I make no generalisations. But maybe what I have to say will help someone else in their struggle with the disease.


Reaping the Harvest: Fifty Years after Vatican II

Jim Corkery SJ, Suzanne Mulligan and Gerry O'Hanlon SJ look at the positive insights and challenges that came from the Council.


Confessions of a lapsed Catholic – Sheila Cassidy

Sheila's "Confessions" may find echoes in hearts and minds with regard to the practice of Catholic faith today.


The Eucharist: What do we believe?

In this book Fáinche Ryan examines some of the questions Catholic adults have about the Eucharist.

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