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Irish Jesuit Blog

On Heaney, home and homecoming

January 26, 2023

DERMOT ROANTREE [STUDIES] :: Seamus Heaney's modernism is defended from those who would see him as provincial, in a 1986 essay in Studies by Richard Kearney.

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Pope Francis is a sign of God’s love

January 25, 2023

SUNNY JACOB SJ :: The Pope, even in his physical pain, is a model of hope in our troubled world, intent on sharing true joy with those he meets.

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Garret Fitzgerald on the European project

January 12, 2023

JOHN BIRD :: Ireland joined the EEC 50 years ago. Garret Fitzgerald helped pave the way to this event, as his 1962 article in the Jesuit journal 'Studies' shows.

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Ignatian spirituality and the Jesuit ‘brand’

January 10, 2023

BILL TONER SJ :: The 'Jesuit brand' in education entails more than imparting Ignatian spirituality, at least as narrowly conceived.

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Examen: the paradox of reflection

January 9, 2023

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: We see our experience differently when we take the time to look back on the complex and often hectic moments of our day.

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Emmanuel: But is He still with us?

December 20, 2022

SUNNY JACOB SJ :: A reflection on a childhood experience growing up in India in order to find the meaning of Christmas and the real Baby Jesus.

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Nesting and the season of Advent

December 20, 2022

CHRISTINE HALLORAN :: Suggestions to feather our hearts for Jesus' arrival inspired by a mother's experience of urgently getting ready for her new baby.

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The worldview of Vatican II

December 6, 2022

DERMOT ROANTREE :: The Second Vatican Council articulated an expansive worldview that drew on the deepest traditions of the Church.

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In search of spirituality

December 5, 2022

BILL TONER SJ :: A spirituality of detachment is about creating the conditions for communicating with God – or rather, for allowing God to communicate with us.

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Balancing social media

November 8, 2022

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: Social media is a great thing, but we need to know how to recognise the signals that tell us when it is becoming addictive and negative.

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