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Seeking justice in this world

December 18, 2023

DERMOT ROANTREE :: Seeking justice in the here and now is integral to the Christian commitment to take the Gospel exhortations and promises seriously.

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The day I nearly gave up

December 8, 2023

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: A difficult pilgrimage experience teaches that you shouldn't make big decisions when you're feeling low.

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Go for it!

November 21, 2023

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: An Ignatian rule of thumb when it comes to life decisions that frighten us: Stick to good decisions made previously in consolation.

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Are we always selfish?

November 7, 2023

BILL TONER SJ :: Exceptionally, Fr Tony de Mello SJ is wrong to say that charity is a 'masquerade' and that we always act from selfish motives.

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1923: Ireland joins the League of Nations

October 25, 2023

STUDIES :: One hundred years ago, the Irish Free State – not even one full year in existence – joined the League of Nations.

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Doorways to God

October 10, 2023

BILL TONER SJ :: One of the problems of finding God today is that it is very easy for us to go to the wrong doorway.

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Praying with anxiety: Ignatian survival tips

October 10, 2023

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: Anxiety is not from God and is not good for people. Tips from Ignatian spirituality for dealing with it.

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Cultural diversity and national identity

September 26, 2023

DERMOT ROANTREE :: National culture and identity rely heavily on an interconnectedness with outside cultures and identities.

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We are gold

August 29, 2023

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Experiencing the kindness of a colleague inspired me to meditate on how God might treat us in every aspect of our lives.

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Comfortably numb

August 22, 2023

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: Being numb seems like a pleasant state in that it avoids pain but it also avoids life and the unpredictability, and any real happiness.

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