Blog – In All Things

Irish Jesuit Blog

Zen spirit in poetry

October 5, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Two poems on themes of relationships and career/work attempt to answer the question, 'Why engage in Zen practice today?'

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Hope for the future requires remembrance of the past

September 20, 2022

DERMOT ROANTREE :: Christian hope requires remembrance of the past – of the suffering of Christ, and so that of all victims.

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Shine

September 14, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A friend's song helps recovery from an encounter with an 'aggressive man' and prompts a journey of growth and discovery.

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Valley of tears

August 31, 2022

BILL TONER SJ :: If we imagine God intervening at every moment of our lives, how do we account for the bad things? Maybe a different image is needed.

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Comfort in the discomfort

August 22, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: The Story of the Good Samaritan suggests that taking risks to be close to people brings meaning and happiness, even in the ugliness of life.

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Digital preservation of religious collections

August 16, 2022

DAMIEN BURKE :: The Irish Jesuit Archives were involved in a conference on the digital preservation for the arts, social sciences and humanities in Dublin.

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The Manresa method: Praying with your desire

July 5, 2022

BRENDAN McMANUS :: This three-part way of intimately connecting with God is based on the experience of an Ignatian Immersion Course in Manresa, Spain.

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Nationalism and the Christian call to solidarity

June 7, 2022

DERMOT ROANTREE :: Attachment to one's nation should not entail a lessening of one's sense of belonging to wider humanity.

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Praying with the boy Jesus

May 24, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A gospel contemplation on the 12-year-old Jesus in the Temple, inviting people to draw from their experiences of 'missing and cherishing'.

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Yin and Yang of Yeats

May 18, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Meditating on 'The Singing Horseman' and 'For the Road' by Irish painter Jack B Yeats offers a profound insight on how we see beauty today.

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