The 24/7 Prayer Ireland initiative will pray for key areas of influence in society.
When there is no Christian coherency, and you live incoherently, you are guilty of giving scandal Pontiff warns.
Diocese to listen to people and share what they have to say about the situation of the Church.
Young people to provide sign of 'visible communion' in Strasbourg.
‘Centering Prayer’ satisfies thirst for God and aids recovery from addiction.
Church of Ireland invites all to pray for peace in conflict-wracked Syria.
New book explores why do we pray and what does praying do for us, for God and for the world?
Follow up event to WYD2013 and Rio in Dublin planned for September.
Pontiff says building a more just society is not some vague utopian ideal but the fruit of a concerted effort.
One million young people to take part in vigil tonight.
Breige O'Hare explains how her book is intended to help the reader deepen their relationship with God.
Brian Grogan SJ explains the inspiration behind the widely popular on-line prayer resource and how it has also turned into a publishing success.
The theme for Monday at IEC2012 was Communion in One Baptism – Br Alois (Prior of Taize) summarises his message that he delivered in the main arena.
In this book, Jenny Child offers an insightful collection of prayers, inspired by her visits to the holy isle of Lindisfarne.
This is a beautiful booklet of refreshing reflections on our life with the God we seek but who is there for us even before we seek him.
Through the lens of scripture the author, Anna Burke RSM, shows Jesus as the way to experience God and as the source of the meaning of life.
This book is one of the series Praying with the Gospels that follows the lectionary cycle.The author Terry Hinks is a minister in the United Reform Church serving in Hampshire.
127pp. The Columba Press. To purchase this book online, go to www.columba.ie
THE BOOK:This very handy little book takes the gospel readings of the Season of Easter and with a prayer and reflection links the reader with the risen [...]
“Pray like this”The first prayer of all for Christians is the one that Jesus taught us. The ‘Our Father is taken from Chapter 6 of Matthew’s Gospel. The ‘Sign of the Cross’ and the ‘Glory be’ are early Christian affirmations of the Trinity, God three in one. [...]
Pat Collins CM looks at what major psychologists have had to say about the contribution of prayerful religious experience to people’s health and well-being.
I learned from a young Chinese woman Jing Ying, writes Desmond O’Donnell OMI, that prayer is more about receiving than giving. I learned that prayer is privilege, not obligation.
This little booklet by Fr Tom Ryan offers support to people who suffer from problems with alcohol, drugs, gambling, over-spending, over-eating, over-working. Through a mixture of scripture passages,, reflections and prayers it encourages and gives spiritual in times of suffering and stress.
Anne Power recounts her experience of deepening in prayer and meditation and discovering that this was bringing her back, after many years away, to the Catholic Church of her youth.
Andrew Nugent OSB explores the Rule of St Benedict for what it might teach us about personal prayer.
Fr Peter Sexton writes about Taizé, that in itself is a ‘parable of community’ and brings reconciliation between divided Christians and separated peoples. He explains how it brought healing to one of his students.
From the Veritas ‘Into the Classroom’ series: Christopher O’Donnell OCarm examines the role of ritual, prayer and contemplation in different faith traditions, paying special attention to the Christian tradition.
This month (June 2008) the Pope asks us to pray ‘that Christians cultivate a personal friendship with Christ that they may convey his great love to those they encounter. Brendan Comerford SJ explains how we can do this.