Brian O’Leary SJ

Decoding the ‘Constitutions’

April 14, 2022

Inter-provincial workshops on the Ignatian Constitutions are inspiring participants.

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St Ignatius the mystic

January 25, 2022

The mysticism of St Ignatius is the theme of an audio interview given by Irish Jesuit Brian O'Leary SJ to La Civiltà Cattolica.

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Good question

January 25, 2022

What is the difference between counselling and spiritual direction? Spiritual director and author Brian O'Leary SJ explains.

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Decisions and direction

January 11, 2022

What is spiritual direction in the Ignatian or Jesuit tradition? Irish Jesuit Brian O'Leary, author, and spiritual director, explains.

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Is spiritual direction for everyone?

December 1, 2021

Spiritual director Brian O'Leary SJ addresses the question of who might benefit from spiritual direction.

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The power of naming

November 17, 2021

Accompanying people on the path of spiritual growth is most commonly known as 'spiritual direction'. But there are a number of other ways of describing it as Brian O'Leary explains

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Exploring a puzzling word

November 9, 2021

Author and Spiritual Director Brian O'Leary SJ explores the meaning of the word 'spirit', in this podcast series on the nature of spiritual direction

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What do we mean by an ‘inner life?’

October 26, 2021

Brian O'Leary explores the meaning of the term 'inner life', a concept with which everyone can identify whether or not they call themselves spiritual

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What exactly is ‘spiritual direction?’

October 12, 2021

In this podcast series author and lecturer on Ignatian Spirituality, Brian O'Leary SJ, answers simply and clearly some of the questions asked about the practice of 'spiritual direction'

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Exploring the Ignatian tradition

February 9, 2021

Dr Brian O'Leary's latest book on Ignatian Spirituality is a compilation of his articles and lectures from down the years and now updated

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