‘Sacred Space’ – Loyola Press, joint apostolate


Irish Jesuit Provincial Tom Layden and Brian Paulson SJ, Provincial of the Chicago Province, have together announced news of their formal agreement to make Sacred Space, the online prayer site, a joint apostolate. From Sept 1st 2014 Sacred Space and Loyola Press will work in partnership together to grow Sacred Space as a fruitful apostolic work. Loyola Press will be …

Frank Doyle, RIP

General, News

Frank Doyle, an Irish Jesuit priest of the Chinese Province, died on Saint Patrick’s Day 2011. After some years working in Ireland, Frank had returned to Asia in 2010, undertaking work as a spiritual director in Manila. For many years he wrote the Living Space commentaries –  reflections on readings and saints – on the Sacred Space website. His requiem and burial …

What hope for faith in the new Ireland?

General, News

Michael Paul Gallagher SJ spoke to almost 400 priests at a recent Dublin Diocesan conference. He explored such issues as changes in Irish culture, the challenge of post-modernism, and the “languages of faith”. The title of my presentation for the Dublin priests was “After a cultural revolution, what hope for faith?”, and I described it more as an evocation than …


Pope Francis

Inspirational Jesuits

A BIG HEART OPEN TO GOD: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH POPE FRANCIS Editor’s Note: This interview with Pope Francis took place over the course of three meetings during August 2013 in Rome. The interview was conducted in person by Antonio Spadaro SJ, editor-in-chief of La Civiltà Cattolica, the Italian Jesuit journal. Father Spadaro conducted the interview on behalf of La …