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The Common Good

The Common Good

Fr Ed O’Connell considers why so many voters in different parts of the world today feel such apathy and argues that we must all discern how to play an active part in society. It certainly has become a small world! I was talking recently, on Zoom, with young adults...

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Nanfeng and the Columbans

Nanfeng and the Columbans

Fr Dan Troy writes about Nanfeng, a small corner of China that is forever Columban, where three of our missionaries worked in the parish and are now featured in the parish church’s stained glass windows.  Two years ago, as restrictions around Covid-19 were being...

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“He is not Here”

“He is not Here”

Easter reflection by Fr John McEvoy on Scripture passages Acts 10:34, 37-43; Col 3:1-4; Jn 20:1-9 Some years ago, I visited the Holy Land, and one stand out moment was the Shrine of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Pilgrims from all over the world visit an empty...

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“No Cross, No Crown”

“No Cross, No Crown”

As Easter approaches, Fr John McEvoy recalls his years spent in the Gold Mines Parish of Vatukoula which he has “always considered as the happiest years of my missionary life in Fiji”.   Back in 1981, as Easter approached, dark clouds of industrial strife also...

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