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Fr Martin Magill


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Pope Francis has given sound advice to us all this Christmas

Pope Francis has given sound advice to us all this Christmas

Pope Francis has given sound advice to us all this Christmas

My friend and fellow columnist in this part of the paper, Rev Steve Stockman, wrote a poem for his blog called Tether's End, which included these lines:

We are at Tether's End Question upon question Distanced too far apart Too much isolation We are at Tether's End Months of dismal headlines People dying every day Friends risking on the frontlines.

These words seemed very relevant as we approach the end of this year, which for some of us can't come quickly enough. This has been a year like no other. As we look back on it, we must acknowledge that it has been an exceptionally challenging one for so many of us.


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