How Roman Catholic theology can transform male violence against women

Explaining the role of religion in shaping cultural assumptions about gender

Michael O'Sullivan SJ

Publisher: The Edwin Mellen Press

“Groundbreaking”, was how Professor Linda Hogan described Michael O’Sullivan SJ’s new book, How Roman Catholic Theology Can Transform Male Violence against Women

Rediscovering the Eucharist

Raymond Moloney SJ

Publisher: Messenger Publications

bk eucharist moloneyIn this book, theologian Ray Maloney SJ uses his theological expertise to help the reader deepen their devotion to the Eucharist. Theology, he believes, is not an end in itself, but rather should give us greater depth in prayer and devotion.

Jesuits in Hong Kong, South China and Beyond

by Todd Morrissey SJ

Irish Distributor: Messenger Publications

bk hongkong morrisseyJesuits in Hong Kong, South China and Beyond: Irish Jesuit mission - its development 1926-2006: Irish Jesuits have long been associated with delivering the word of God in China. Their story is the focus of this book.

Navigating the Gospels: Matthew

Philip Fogarty SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

This is the third in a series of four books by Jesuit Phil Fogarty covering the four Gospels. The series is intended for the general reader who wishes to know how the gospels came to be written, but the author draws on extensive biblical scholarship for his source material.

Theology in the Irish public square

Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

In this book Gerry O'Hanlon SJ draws on the rich resources of Christian humanism to make connections between faith and real life at a time of crisis and darkness. He explores the role theology and religion can play in dealing with issues such as crime and punishment, the recession, health policy and issues of equality.

To Grow in Love

Brian Grogan SJ

Publisher: Messenger Publications

bk growinlove groganThis book addresses primarily those who know ageing from the inside,but if you have not yet entered that strange world, knowledge of its landscape may help you relate more richly to those who have. It may also help you in your own journey towards 'the third age'.

When you pray

Finbar Lynch SJ

Publisher: Messenger Publications

bk whenyoupray lynchThis book had its beginnings in a series of ten-minute talks on prayer to help retreatants at Manresa Retreat House in Dublin. The author has reworked the talks for a wider audience and in particular for those who want to develop their own personal prayer.

Reaping the harvest

Fifty Years after Vatican II

Suzanne Mulligan (ed.), Jim Corkery SJ, Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

When Pope John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council on 11 October 1962, few people could have foreseen the impact that it would have on the life of the Church. Many believed that the Council would simply ratify familiar positions, and that its business would be concluded in a matter of months.

Thomas F. Ryan SJ: From Cork to China and Windsor Castle, 1889-1971

Thomas Morrissey SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

Thomas Ryan SJ was a man of immense energy with a strong commitment to social justice.  His Christianity was the springboard for his dedication to the poor not just in Ireland but in China and Hong Kong. He was deeply fond of the Chinese people and had many Chinese friends and he even became a member of the Hong Kong government.

Fr Browne’s Titanic Album

Eddie O'Donnell SJ (ed.)

Publisher: Messenger Publications

"The best Titanic photos in the world”, and taken by an Irishman, feature in a newly published edition of Fr Brown’s Titanic Album: The largest extant collection of photos taken on-board the Titanic have been digitalised for the first time and appear in this special edition which marks the centenary of the liner (1912).

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