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New poems published and more!

  • I am delighted that my poem “Cosmos” above appears in the newest issue of Tiferet Journal (I have permission to include it here but worth subscribing for the whole thing.)
  • My poem “St. Dearbhla’s Eyes” is out in the newest issue of Stinging Fly (a literary journal in Ireland)
  • My poem “St. Kevin Holds Open His Hand” will be in the next issue of Skylight 47 being launched next Thursday at Over the Edge here in Galway City!
  • My poem “God Among the Pots and Pans (after St. Teresa of Avila)” is in the newest issue of Presence: A Journal of Catholic Poetry
  • I also have an article on pilgrimage in the July issue of U.S Catholic magazine which offers 7 ideas for pilgrimages you can do from home.
  • And last but not least, I am excited for my 11th book to be published this fall by Ave Maria Press: The Soul’s Slow Ripening: 12 Celtic Practices for Seeking the Sacred (can be pre-ordered at Amazon and B&N)

To read more of my poems online you can visit my About page and scroll down to find some links there. My first collection of poems, Dreaming of Stones, will be published by Paraclete Press in 2019.

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