John Sullivan and the Pope
He wasn't the greatest of teachers in the classroom but the boys of Clongowes learnt something much more important when they slipped into chapel to watch Fr John Sullivan pray". So said PP Donal Neary SJ at the John Sullivan SJ annual mass in Gardiner St Church on Saturday 15 Feb.
Imagination and faith
"Imagination may well be the new battleground of faith," according to Michael Paul Gallagher SJ, who recently lectured on this topic in a number of Irish venues.
An encounter with a man on O'Connell Bridge became the trigger for a series of reflections by American Jesuit Jim Harbaugh, who was in Ireland to address the Pioneers Conference last September.
Protecting our migrants
JRS Ireland was one of a number of NGOs at a conference on ‘Journeying Together: Challenges Facing the Migrant Today’ in Dublin, Wednesday 19 February, hosted by the Councils for Emigrants and Immigrants of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.
Lonergan and social justice
A most important question for Bernard Lonergan SJ was: "How are we called to collaborate with God's plan to redeem history?" Redeeming History is the title of Gerry Whelan SJ's just-published book which focuses on the Canadian Jesuit's social concern.
Revisiting the Murphy Report
"There is a need to right the record. Some rethinking of positions taken up in various quarters at the time of the Murphy Report's appearance may be called for," writes Bruce Bradley SJ in his editorial in the Winter 2013 issue of Studies, largely dedicated to 'revisiting the Murphy report'.