Brendan Comerford SJ

A retreat with poets

June 16, 2020

Fr Brendan Comerford SJ reflects on the lives and poems of six different poets who share a deep sensitivity to the Sacramental presence of God

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The boundless love of God

July 3, 2019

Gardiner St Church hosted a diverse group of speakers, mostly women, for the annual Sacred Heart Novena this June

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4-day Summer Retreat

June 27, 2016

‘Joyful Faith!’ is a 4-day Summer Retreat taking place at Manresa, Jesuit Centre of Spirituality from 14-19 August. Preaching in troubled El Salvador in 1980, Oscar Romero proclaimed, “God is...

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MP Gallagher’s reflections during last illness launched

audio March 16, 2016

Professor Eamon Conway launched the last book of Michael Paul Gallagher SJ, a series of reflections during the last stages of his cancer, in Belvedere House on 15 March.

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Remembering Ron Darwen SJ

February 11, 2015

On Thursday, January 29th, Jim Culliton SJ and Brendan Comerford SJ, attended the funeral Mass of the late Ron Darwen SJ in Preston, Lancashire, England. Both Jim and Brendan had...

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Mercy abounds at ‘Retreats Ireland’

January 28, 2015

Piaras Jackson SJ and Brendan Comerford SJ of the Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality unexpectedly gave the keynote addresses at the annual Retreats Ireland gathering in Dromantine, Co. Down, Jan...

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Exploring Ignatius the mystic

May 16, 2014

Ignatius the Mystic & Mysticism Today was the theme of a seminar given by Brian O'Leary SJ in Manresa Spirituality Centre on Friday and Saturday 2-3 May. This conference was...

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Training Galway’s new spiritual directors

April 15, 2008

Eileen Houlihan from Milltown Institute visited the Diploma in Spiritual Direction course running in Galway last weekend 12-13 April. In her capacity as external examiner, she met the Manresa organising...

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Reflecting on the season of Advent

December 1, 2006

December 1, 2006 Reflecting on the season of Advent by Brendan Comerford SJ Origins and development of Advent (1) When the feast of the nativity of the Lord was introduced...

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