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(The Furrow, 1989)
Daring to hope?
(The Furrow, 1994)
In a recent edition of the Sunday Times Martin Jacques wrote an article entitled 'The Erosion of the Establishment '1 in wllli:h he offered an analysis of the British Establishment at the present time and suggested that ...
Towards what kind of Priest?
(The Furrow, 1993)
Can we still love and serve the church?
(The Furrow, 1997)
I was at a party recently and asI sat comfortably ensconced in my armchair, a middle-aged lady, of comfortable means, sat on the arm of my chair and began to tell me what she thought of the Church . She went through the ...
Clustering parishes I - the practice
(The Furrow, 2010)
In recent years most Irish dioceses have begun to think about how best to plan and manage their pastoral activities as the country experiences a profound change in its social and religious landscape. The issues that confront ...
Presbyteral collegiality: precedents and horizons
(The Catholic University of America Press, 2009)
The fall-out from the child sexual abuse scandals involving clergy has opened up a wide range of significant theological questions for the Roman Catholic Church. Among the many issues that have been raised are: the Church’s ...
Homilies for January
(The Furrow, 1982)
An Exodus vision
(The Furrow, 2004)
In an age of informality, proposing a formal toast is not something that one has to do very often. It is a matter of etiquette that needs to be checked out in advance. So, when I checked it out, I discov ered that 'the ...
A review of "The End of Irish Catholicism?" by D. Vincent Twomey
(The Furrow, 2003)
This is a book which grew out of a paper presented by Twomey to a seminar organized by the Institute of Irish Studies, Fordham University, in 2001. The topic of that seminar was 'The Irish Catholic Church Today'. This may ...
A review of "To Change the World. Christology and Cultural Criticism" by Rosemary Radford Ruether
(The Furrow, 1984)
This is a collection of five essays which were originally read at the Free University of Amsterdam in 1980. The opening essay, 'Jesus and the R?volu tionaries: Political Theology and Biblical Hermeneutics', provides the ...