In Christ you will discover the true greatness of your awn humanity; he will make you understand your own dignity as human beings 'created to the image and likeness of God'.
- Pope John Paul 11, 30 September 1979, Galway
This booklet remembers the pope's landmark three-day visit to Ireland in 1979. Giving a brief overview of his early life, it explores each day of the pope's visit, with reflections on his homilies.
Bishop Donal Murray
Bishop Donal Murray lectured in Moral Theology in Mater Dei Institute and in Holy Cross College from 1969 to 1982. He was Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin from 1982 to 1996 and then Bishop of Limerick until 2009. He is now retired.