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Challenging prison policy

June 24, 2024

DERMOT ROANTREE (STUDIES) :: In criminal justice, the state must not intrude on the life of citizens any more than is needed to achieve a legitimate social purpose.

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Reflections on a dream

June 7, 2024

BILL TONER SJ :: A recent dream, centred on identity and masks, opened up a new way of seeing Christ in others.

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My 7 signs of good mental health!

May 28, 2024

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: As a person with mental health challenges, I’d like to share a four-month adventure of embodying the signs of good mental health in my life.

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The Spirit of Pentecost

May 21, 2024

JAMES LUCEY :: Of all the promises of the Spirit of Pentecost, the greatest is the ability to show compassion for each other – to love and to be loved.

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The 80:20 Camino Rule (It’s not about the gear!)

May 15, 2024

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: A mistake to be guarded against when one goes on pilgrimage is concentrating too much on the issue of gear and technology.

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Outside the walls

April 15, 2024

KEVIN HARGADEN :: It is impossible for Christians to seriously consider the cross of Christ without condemning and opposing the genocide in Gaza.

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Meeting Jesus

April 10, 2024

BILL TONER SJ :: The Bible tells us that, without knowing it, we encounter Jesus in every person we meet. We are all “members of Christ’s body”.

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A movie moment

March 27, 2024

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: Watching a corny movie in a grotty cinema led to a most unexpected epiphany.

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Discerning anger

March 20, 2024

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: Discerning anger, developing awareness and assertion when dealing with this difficult emotion.

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Access to the arts as a human right

March 5, 2024

DERMOT ROANTREE :: The arts have a transformative power that makes them much more than a luxury in a democratic society.

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