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By Brett Garland

For two weeks this summer, Columbans who work on justice and peace issues from around the world will gather in Ireland, at the Burren in County Clare. While there, they will study the unique geology, plant and animal life in …

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Take Only Pictures

Here we are, Saturday night.  Tomorrow I leave this green island and set off across the Atlantic.  If I told you that, as the old adage goes, I’ll be taking only pictures, I would be lying.  Of course I have …

Flaring Forth

Today, our first “work day” back in Dalgan, we spent the morning beginning to piece together and digest – both individually and as a group – our experience in the Burren. Among the participants, there was a voiced consensus that …

At Home in the World

One of the topics we’ve discussed this week as we look at various issues and the Church’s response to them is the challenge for us as a people believing in a glorious afterlife to be fully present in the natural …