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Getting back on the right path

Throughout the season of Lent, the Church offers us opportunities to re-engage with our faith and deepen our relationship with God and with one another. KATHY HORAN explores the different ways we can participate in the Lenten journey.

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Everybody hurts sometimes

Irish parish priest Father Ray Kelly gave a moving rendition of the R.E.M. song Everybody Hurts in Britain’s Got Talent last month. He even received a standing ovation from the judges and audience.


Mary Magdalene - apostle to the apostles

When we hear the word ‘apostle’ most of us think of the 12 male apostles, perhaps with Peter coming to mind before the others. However, not long ago Pope Francis reminded us that there is indeed a female apostle whose importance to the Church has often ‘slipped under the radar’.