The sense of the sacred in contemporary culture.

This question came up on the HL paper in both 2013 and 2007. It is often phrased as ‘Give two examples of the ways that an interest in spirituality can be seen in peoples lives today’

The sacred in the modern world, chapter 1. This is the first chapter of this book worth skimming over for a little extra.

An Aran Island Funeral. A description of the rituals and spirituality involved with a funeral on the Aran Islands.

An old (1986) RTE clip about pilgrimage to lough Derg

A more modern perspective. Why I go on pilgrimage.

A link to the Taize website

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