Gavin T. Murphy

Gavin T. Murphy attended Belvedere College and is a Psychology graduate of the University of Scranton, USA. He is a regular blogger and has a keen interest in outdoor activities.
Book launch of ‘Shaping the Assembly’

August 29, 2023

Prof John F. Baldovin SJ was a guest speaker at the launch of 'Shaping the Assembly: How our Buildings Form us in Worship' on 9 August 2023.

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‘Syrians are starving,’ says Irish Jesuit in Aleppo

August 24, 2023

Fr Tony O'Riordan SJ, Director of JRS Syria, reports on the continued suffering of the people after the earthquake in February 2023.

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‘Hope is a person’ – MAGIS pilgrimage

August 10, 2023

Fr Niall Leahy SJ accompanied young adults on a five-day pilgrimage to shrines in Portugal as part of the MAGIS 2023 preparation for World Youth Day.

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A refugee’s dream of becoming an artist

July 14, 2023

The Sacred Heart Messenger features the story of a Congolese refugee, his journey and how he has settled with work and a new life in Uganda.

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MAGIS 2023 preparation – ‘A very consoling experience’

July 3, 2023

Eamonn Walls SJ reports on his experience of accompanying young adults in preparation for MAGIS 2023 in Portugal and Spain from 22 to 31 July.

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Croagh Patrick – ‘Get perspective’

June 26, 2023

In July's Messenger magazine, Brendan McManus SJ describes how pilgrims see life differently as they climb Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday.

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Sacred Heart Novena – ‘The heart swells for nine days’

June 19, 2023

Fr Brendan Comerford SJ preached at the Novena to the Sacred Heart at SFX Church, Gardiner Street Parish, Dublin, from 8 to 16 June 2023.

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Keeping the Camino alive back home

June 19, 2023

Brendan McManus SJ, volunteer at the pilgrim reception centre in Santiago, offers Ignatian principles to help people find God back at home.

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A summer meditation

June 12, 2023

The 'summer breeze meditation', published in Messenger magazine, tunes into the rhythm of the summer breeze and a gentle inner experience.

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The Sacred Heart today

June 1, 2023

Jesuit theologian Fr Gerry O'Hanlon SJ, looking at its history, offers new ways of practising the Sacred Heart devotion.

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