Advent

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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Advent week of guided prayer

December 19, 2022

Iva Beranek, Manager of Gardiner Street Parish, reports on participants' profound experiences with God in the Ignatian tradition.

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Advent: Make a fresh start

November 21, 2022

Fr Joe Cullen OP refers to the Jesuit-inspired film The Mission (1986) with regard to turning a painful past into a hopeful future.

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An expectant mother’s experience of Advent

December 16, 2021

Author Helen Gallivan speaks of a whole new appreciation of the incarnation and birth of Christ in this podcast from the RNN archives.

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Donal Neary SJ: Waiting for Christmas

November 30, 2021

The Irish Jesuit and editor of The Sacred Heart Messenger magazine explores an important theme for the season of Advent

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Journeying the ecological path

November 30, 2021

Brendan McManus SJ takes us to the family farm at Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh, where his journey to ecological awareness began.

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Embracing the grace of Advent

September 21, 2021

Messenger Publications are offering books specifically geared for the Advent season including a popular Biblical commentary by Kieran J O'Mahony OSA

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Books for Advent and Christmas

December 9, 2020

Messenger Publications have published a big collection of books for Advent and Christmas

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Gardiner Street Parish: A hub of activity

December 8, 2020

Parishioners of St Francis Xavier's Church in Dublin are busy preparing for Christmas and the Ignatian Year 2021-2022

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Holy waiting

November 25, 2020

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A reflection on being patient and staying awake for the first week of Advent.

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