Pat Coyle

“Your clothes are stained with our blood”

January 24, 2023

Dr Kevin Hargaden of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice was shocked by what he learnt at a conference in Bangladesh, exploring the idea of a 'just wage' there.

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Fifty-eight most powerful words

January 20, 2023

"The fifty-eight most powerful words in the world." is how Richard Leonard SJ describes the Lord's Prayer, in his latest book The Law of Love.

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Pope Benedict and the abuse scandals

January 19, 2023

Theologian Jim Corkery SJ assesses the legacy of the late Pope Benedict XV1 in terms of his handling of the clerical sexual abuse scandal in the Catholic church.

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Benedict XVI’s theological legacy

January 10, 2023

Theologian Jim Corkery SJ assesses the theological legacy of the recently deceased Pope Benedict XVI.

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When will it all end?

December 20, 2022

In this end of year interview, Peter McVerry SJ relates some shocking statistics concerning the housing crisis in Ireland – numbers that do not appear on the official government register.

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A privileged retreat

December 19, 2022

"Everyone may have to deal with different traumas and hurts but really we are all the same; people who are trying our best.  On this retreat, we were given a...

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A record-breaking challenge

December 15, 2022

Belvedere students tell how they they're preparing for city-street sleeping on an empty stomach to raise a record amount for the homeless this Christmas.

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Homeless but not hopeless

December 15, 2022

A record number of people are homeless and Belvedere students want to raise a record-breaking sum to help them in SleepOut 22 Thursday 22 -Sat 24 December.

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Praying before playing

December 7, 2022

Two Belvedere College SJ alumni, Ger Brennan and Sean Boylan, feature in a new book on faith and sport entitled 'Faith in Search of Greater Glory in Sport' by Gerard...

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‘The Parish as Oasis’

December 7, 2022

How to beat 'climate despair' personally and in community with practical suggestions for environmental care. Ciara Murphy and Kevin Hargaden explain.

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