Featured Articles

Featured Article: The Price of Meat

In our May issue of Intercom, leading eco-theologian, Father Sean McDonagh SSC, wrote the first in his series of articles exploring issues raised in Pope Francis’ encyclical Laudato Si’. ‘The Price of Meat’ can be read in full in the link below. Keep an eye out for part two of the series, ‘A Second Chance

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May Editorial – Mother of Mercy

Learn from Mary that tenderness which allows us  to be witnesses of the maternity of the Church.’  – Pope Francis   Download Editorial .pdf   Pope Francis’ long-awaited apostolic exhortation on the family Amoris Laetitia (‘The Joy of Love’), on love in the family, underlines the pivotal role of the family at the heart of

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Featured Article: The Sacrament of Confirmation

With confirmations currently taking place all across Ireland, in this month’s Intercom, Father John Paul Sheridan asks what the sacrament of confirmation means in today’s Ireland. Read the full article here: May 2016-sacrament of confirmation.

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Featured Article: Remembering 1916

Ahead of this Sunday, 24 April, the centenary date of the 1916 Easter Rising, Intercom invited Noelle Dowling, archivist of the Archdiocese of Dublin, to share with us the stories of the Dublin priests of 1916. Click here to read the full article: April 2016-Remembering 1916  

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Featured Article: Here I am, Lord

As part of the preparations for Vocations Sunday, Intercom invited four seminarians, currently in formation at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth, to share with readers some of the story of the journey of their vocation. Click here to read the article: April 2016-Here I am, Lord.

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Featured article: Vocation and Mission of the Family

Our feature article from the December 2015/January 2016 issue of Intercom is from Archbishop Eamon Martin in which he reflects on his experience of the Synod on the Family in Rome.  Click here to read the article: Vocation and Mission of the Family Dec2015 Jan 2016 issue

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Trócaire: Saving for a Sunny Day

When we hear the word Ethiopia many thoughts and images come into our minds: Bob Geldof and the Band Aid/Live Aid campaigns; the famine experience common to both Irish and Ethiopian histories; the recent visit of President Higgins to Ethiopia or perhaps the Ethiopian Tourist Commission’s slogan: ‘13 Months of Sunshine’. We may now think

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Inspiring Stories told in Armagh

At the recent ‘Great People, Great Stories, Come and Listen’ event in the Synod Hall, Armagh, the guest speakers were Brother Philip Mulryne, former Manchester United and Norwich City footballer, currently in formation for the priesthood with the Dominican Order; and Sister Rhoda Curran, Sister of Mercy, Director of the Armagh Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Dundalk,

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Parishes in Solidarity with Refugees

A sample article from the November issue of Intercom, by Dr Nicola Brady, Council for Justice and Peace of the Irish Bishops Conference Parishes in Solidarity with refugees (pdf) The Conference of European Justice and Peace Commissions held its annual General Assembly and International Workshop in Denmark and Sweden from 25 to 28 September 2015. The

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