Martin McGuinness Responds to Sixth Form Pupils on Reimagining Reconciliation

mcguinnessI have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, Martin McGuinness Responds to Sixth Form Pupils – Reimagining Reconciliation for the Future.Read more...

Launch of The Art of Listening – What will we hear at the 2016 Four Corners Festival? New Post on Slugger O’Toole

DSC03062You can read my report about the launch of the 2016 Four Corners Festival on the Slugger O’Toole blog. This year’s theme is ‘the art of listening.’… Read more...

4 Corners Festival – The Art of Listening 28 January- 7 February – Programme Announced

4-corners-landingThe fourth annual Four Corners Festival is set for 28 January – 7 February and once again the people of Belfast are invited to consider what boundaries they might cross through attending events at the festival and engaging with the … Read more...

Review of Padraig O Tuama’s ‘In the Shelter’: New Post on Slugger O’Toole

in the shelterI have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog: Nourishing Reading for the Season: Pádraig Ó Tuama’s ‘In the Shelter: Finding a Home in the World.’Read more...

Marking the International Day of Peace – Events in NI

peacedayniToday is the UN’s International Day of Peace and there are a number of events happening locally. Fr Martin Magill has helped me compile a list of some of the events, which are included on the calendar feature of this … Read more...

A Quick Journey Through the Psalms Begins Monday 8 June

moore and magillThe Monday nights in June at Sacred Heart Parish in North Belfast (Glenview Street) will be dedicated to deepening an appreciation of the 150 psalms with a special programme called ‘A Quick Journey Through the Psalms.’

Guest speakers include Rev … Read more...

Fr Martin Magill’s Ecumenical Tithing: Launch of Steve Stockman’s Poetry Books

stockmanThis week for his ecumenical tithing Fr Martin Magill returned to Fitzroy Presbyterian Church for the launch of two books of poetry by Rev Steve Stockman: Awkward Dancers & Audacious Dreamers and Reflections, Poems and Benedictions.

Fr Magill responded … Read more...

The 4 Corners Festival: Imagining Belfast Without Walls …

mallon & wilsonAt the launch of the 4 Corners Festival on Friday, Chris Wilson performed a new song written for the festival, ‘Imagine Belfast Without Walls,’ based on a poem by Rev Steve Stockman, one of the founders of the festival.… Read more...

Lord Mayor Launches 4 Corners Festival at Belfast City Hall: New Post on Slugger O’Toole

DSC06931 (Large)I have a new post on the Slugger O’Toole blog, ‘Lord Mayor Launches 4 Corners Festival at Belfast City Hall.’ Read more...

The Elephant in the Church by Mary T. Malone: Book Review

elephantmaloneThe Elephant in the Church: A Woman’s Tract for Our Times (Columba 2014), the latest book by Mary T. Malone, is a passionately-argued, historically-grounded plea for women to have equal voices and positions in the Catholic Church.

Malone retired home … Read more...