Pat Coyle is Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuits. Her academic background was mainly in philosophy, and a great part of her professional background was as a journalist, producer and presenter with RTE, BBC and UTV. She is a mother of two.
Following love into mystery
February 22, 2017
PAT COYLE: : As my daddy lay dying I learned about the mysterious, earth-bound love of God through the miraculous gift of an ear-drop squirterRead more
The importance of laughter
January 6, 2017
PAT COYLE :: I learned a lot about the power of laughter, when my father was terminally ill. And I've found a philosopher who endorsed my learning.Read more
What God are you praying to?
December 15, 2016
PAT COYLE : : It took my anger to wake me up to the operative images of G-D I was working out of. Images demeaning of G-D, not worthy of...Read more
A radiance in dying?
November 18, 2016
PAT COYLE :: The mind may be ravaged by Alzheimer's and the body devoured by cancer, but there are some things which cannot be destroyed.Read more
On being close to the dead
November 9, 2016
PAT COYLE :: In this month of November, as we remember our departed loved ones in a special way, their absence need not prevent us from seeing how close they...Read more
Georgetown salutes Fr Heelan
February 13, 2015
PAT COYLE :: Fr Patrick Heelan SJ's death has been well noted by Georgetown University, Washington, where he spent so many years and did so much good work as academic...Read more