“It will be impossible for us to hold on to the ways we lived parish in the past. The parishes of tomorrow will be ‘communities of intentional disciples’ sustained by committed and formed lay people.”
Co Kerry priest translated and edited the first modern Irish Catholic Bible – a year before the English version was completed in the early 1970s.
“Love of agriculture and the land has been a favourite theme for poets down the ages. Patrick Kavanagh and Seamus Heaney have written passionately about farming.”