The love of a big hug

August 19, 2015

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: Last January Pope Francis remarked that going to confession is not like going to the dry cleaners to get a stain removed: "It’s about going to...

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From Mayfair to Moyross

audio July 30, 2015

Andrew Cameron-Mowat, a parish priest in Mayfair, was one of four Jesuits who spent a week working pastorally in Moyross, Limerick, one of the most deprived urban areas in Ireland.

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‘Going home on wings!’

July 1, 2015

On Saturday June 27th, The Sacred Heart Messenger staff and writers welcomed over 120 readers and promoters of the Messenger to the Radisson Blu hotel in Athlone.

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Restoring the lost art of listening

July 1, 2015

Brendan McManus SJ has moved to Belfast in recent years as part of the Jesuit's Northern ministry. His own ministry in Spiritual Direction is growing steadily there.

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A light through the darkness

June 26, 2015

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: Our humanity tells us that we are vulnerable people, that we need each other for love, intimacy and wholeness. As Christians, we believe that God is...

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Touching the audience

June 17, 2015

Christian spirituality as an academic discipline has been developing now for some time. Last month marked another milestone in that development when the Society for the Study of Christian Spirituality...

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Patrick Muldoon speaks about Digital Evangelisation

audio June 12, 2015

Irish Jesuits · Patrick Muldoon speaks about Digital Evangelisation Patrick Muldoon from Jesuit Communications talks with Michael Comyn on Sunday Spirit on RTÉ Radio 1 Extra about the role of...

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Finding God in grief

June 3, 2015

'Walk with me into the Light: Some Comfort on the Journey Through Grief', is a new and practical booklet from Messenger Publications written by healthcare chaplain Margaret Naughton for the...

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Pray, learn, practise

May 22, 2015

Brendan McManus SJ was part of an ecumenical team giving an innovative course in Spritual DIrection to students at Regis College, Toronto. It involved theory, practise and a retreat.

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The joy of running

May 14, 2015

PATRICK MULDOON :: I love running. My love of running began when I was nine years old and I haven’t fallen out of love with it since. Running sets me...

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