A useful guide through Lent

February 9, 2021

Kieran O'Mahony's book 'Hearers of the Word' from Messenger Publications is a guide to praying and exploring the scripture readings during Lent

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Following the way of the cross

April 5, 2020

Paul Campbell reflects on the different responses to Jesus in the Matthew's Palm Sunday gospel

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Happy 21st, Sacred Space!

February 25, 2020

On Ash Wednesday 1999, 1,000 people prayed in English for the first time on Sacred Space, the online prayer website created by the Jesuits in Ireland

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Doing theology this Lent

February 5, 2020

Fr Kieran J O’Mahony OSA has teamed up with Messenger Publications to provide a prayerful and scholarly study of the readings for Lent and Holy Week

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Lenten journey in Clongowes

April 9, 2019

Clongowes Wood College SJ used state of the art technology to offer creative Lenten services during the months of March and April 2019

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Lent 2018: Week after Lent: The Displacement of Home

April 1, 2018

Read 1 Peter 2:4-12 When did secularity become ascendant in Ireland? Was it when pubs were allowed to be opened on Sunday in Northern Ireland, which only happened in 1989?...

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Lent 2018: Week 7 – The captive God

March 29, 2018

Read Matthew 27:11-26 Throughout Lent, we have considered the complex meaning of “home” in the Scriptures. Home is both a thing to be treasured – a destination longed for by...

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Lent 2018: Week 6 – The wandering God

March 20, 2018

Read: Luke 15:11-32 The parable we consider this week is perhaps, along with the Good Samaritan, the best-known and most-loved of all Jesus’ divine yarns. There is, of course, no...

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Lent 2018: Week 5 – The refugee God

March 13, 2018

Read: Matthew 2:13-18 How rare it is that in the midst of the crass consumerism and sentimental spirituality that is modern Christmas that we reflect on the first people invited...

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The Dead of Winter

March 7, 2018

DECLAN O'KEEFFE :: Snow is much more likely to arrive during Lent and to coincide with our remembrance of His 40 days in the desert.

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