Brendan Staunton SJ

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August 24, 2023

How St John Henry Newman played a part in Gerard Manly Hopkins joining the Jesuits - that and much more at the Hopkin's festival in Co.Kildare. attended by Brendan Staunton...

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The riches of Hopkins

December 16, 2021

Brendan Staunton SJ was a guest speaker at this year's Hopkin's Festival. His paper focused on Hopkin's sonnet 'As Kingfishers Catch Fire'.

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Lacan and the Jesuit connection

December 19, 2018

Brendan Staunton SJ was one of the speakers at an international psychotherapy conference in honour of former Jesuit and psychotherapist Cormac Gallagher

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Recovering the real Hopkins

November 8, 2017

'Hopeful Hopkins' is the title of a book of essays by poet Desmond Egan. Brendan Staunton SJ, launched the book

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‘High art from low life’

February 21, 2017

Brendan Staunton SJ is a psychotherapist with a unique take on the 'Beyond Caravaggio' art exhibition now running in the National Gallery of Ireland

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‘Silence’ – an amazing film

December 15, 2016

Scorsese's latest film 'Silence' may be set in 17th century Japan but it resonates with modern day issues like the torture of prisoners and the persecution of Christians.

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Religious broadcasting thriving

May 6, 2016

Soulwaves Radio, co-founded by the Jesuits, has had a successful year syndicating interviews that aired on radio stations around the country.

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Review of Spotlight

March 24, 2016

Best Oscar this year went to 'Spotlight', the story of the Boston Globe's investigation into child sex-abuse in the Church in Boston. Brendan Staunton SJ reviews it here.

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Brendan Staunton SJ

January 9, 2015

Brendan Staunton was ordained in 1976. He is now Chaplain in the Pro-Cathedral. Before that he was Chaplain in St Vincent’s Private Hospital. So the pastoral field is now his...

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