‘A quiet ministry of presence’ is how British Jesuit Phillip Endyne describes his week working with in Ballymun, Dublin. He’s part of a five man interprovincial team including fellow British Jesuits Keith McMillan and Michael O’Connor, Flemish Jesuit Walter Ceyssens and Irish Jesuit Kevin O’Rourke.
Elizabeth Foley promotions coordinator with The Sacred Heart Messenger talks to Michael Comyn on Sunday Spirit about the content and history of magazine, how it has been passed on through the generations, and how it is promoted today.
Army Chaplain Tim Valentine SJ, who recently completed his Jesuit Tertianship in Ireland, talks to Pat Coyle about how he came to join the army and about his tours of duty in Iraq.
Catherine McCann, lifelong friend of recently deceased Jesuit Charlie O’Connor, has just published ‘In Gratitude: The Story of a Gift-Filled Life’, a memoir of what Tom Casey SJ calls ‘an engrossing life’.
Dr Audrey Nicholls, art curator, takes Pat Coyle on a tour of ‘Passion and Persuasion’, an exhibition of Jesuit-inspired paintings in the National Gallery of Ireland. The exhibition has been attracting considerable crowds.
Pat Davis SJ reflects with Pat Coyle about his vocation and life in the Jesuits, including his work in the areas of spirituality and counselling in Belfast, living in Northern Ireland during the troubles, and sharing the compassion of Jesus.
Conscience, competence, compassion and commitment, not solely as conventionally understood, are the key characteristics of a Jesuit humanism for today, according to Jesuit educationalist Dr David Tuohy SJ.
Joe Dargan SJ, former Irish Jesuit Provincial, met Sir Alex Ferguson ten years ago and they’ve been good friends ever since. Joe has many insights into the recently retired Manchester United boss,regarded by many as the greatest football manager ever.
In spite of massive media attention, there is much about the HIV/AIDS phenomenon which has not been properly addressed, according to Michael Kelly SJ, an internationally renowned expert in this field. He looks back here on his experiences and observations in Zambia.
Kirsteen Kim is Professor of Theology and World Christianity at Leeds Trinity University. She talks to Pat Coyle about the need for European Christianity to ‘share and shed’ and learn from the many Christian Churches around the world.