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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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My year with Micheál Mac Gréil SJ

February 8, 2023

EOIN GARRETT :: Working full-time as Micheál Mac Gréil's assistant from 1972-73 was mind-broadening – a most valuable education.

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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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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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Remembering Pat Hume

December 22, 2021

FIONNUALA O'CONNOR :: Pat Hume's death evoked tributes from many people who admired her life of love, dignity and devotion.

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Remembrance Sunday sermon

November 23, 2021

Prof. Jim Lucey, a lay Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, preaches on remembrance of the war dead and on dedication to peace.

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Addicted to our phones

September 29, 2021

EOGHAN KEOGH : : Are our hands too full with our mobile phones and devices to receive the many graces God wants to give us?

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Spiritual Exercises in daily life: A 21st century perspective

September 14, 2021

Eoin Garrett :: The Spiritual Exercises can be adapted to most cultural conditions – even the rarefied circumstances of a Covid-19 pandemic.

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Parenthood and prayer

June 22, 2021

EOGHAN KEOGH :: Parenthood may be God's invitation to drop our notions about prayer being all about peace and silence.

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