Structure of talk Introduction Augustine’s life (up to conversion) Augustine and our post-Christian contemporaries The Confessions: style, structure, content Augustine’s conversion (Confessions V-IX) Questions for discussion Conclusion Quotations You are great, Lord, and highly to be praised (Ps 47:2), great is your power and your wisdom is immeasurable (Ps 146:5). Man, a little piece […]
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Right at the end of The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, one of C.S. Lewis’ Narnia stories, there’s an extraordinary passage, rich in spiritual insight. Having sailed further than anyone before, the characters in the story have reached the edge of the world, and are on the border with ‘Aslan’s Country’ (an allegory of heaven). […]
Br Conor McDonough OP shares his vocation story and what he has gained from entering into community life with the Irish Dominicans.
In the National Museum of Ireland there is a manuscript containing Irish language poems, written some time in the seventeenth century. About fifty years ago, a scholar named James Carney edited and translated the poems, and showed that they were probably written not in the seventeenth century, but in the eighth century. The poet was […]
On Sunday 16 December, Dr Susan Hegarty, a lecturer in Geography in St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, spoke to the St Saviour’s Symposium about the challenges facing Higher Education in Ireland today, and offered some suggestions as to the creative roles Catholics can play in education.