How discernment can change your life

September 28, 2016

TOM CASEY SJ :: During convalescence, Ignatius of Loyola learned to examine his life and discover the good desires that were drawing him to God – in other words, he...

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Forever Young: Happy Birthday, Mary!

September 8, 2016

TOM CASEY SJ :: 8 September is a special day for Jesuits, the birthday of Our Lady. It was the traditionally the day on which many Jesuit novices took their...

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Is environmental destruction a sin?

September 5, 2016

The Irish Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice marked the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation by raising public awareness of environmental issues.

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Seeing life through the lens of the Gospel

August 30, 2016

Niall Leahy SJ :: As part of MAGIS 2016 I spent a week with children who had physical and mental disabilities. I am very grateful to God for being invited...

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Preaching through beauty: Giuseppe Castiglione SJ

July 18, 2016

TOM CASEY SJ :: Jesuit artist Brother Giuseppe Castiglione, famous in China, died 250 years ago on 17 July. We could learn from his example of preaching the Good News...

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Reducing emissions is our moral responsibility

July 13, 2016

Catherine Devitt :: Mary Robinson’s visit to Ethiopia reminds us that we cannot ignore the need for urgent action on climate change here at home.

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Forgiveness in Saints Maria Goretti and Ignatius

July 5, 2016

TOM CASEY SJ :: We all experience conflicts and divisions, most of them less tragic than what Maria Goretti had to undergo. To realise that an 11 year-old girl was...

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Thomas of the Wounds and our vocation

June 29, 2016

TOM CASEY SJ :: St Thomas, who according to tradition was martyred by being pierced with a lance, is a source of inspiration and gratitude for Tom Casey.

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A sparrow to fall

June 29, 2016

Damien Burke :: A new BBC documentary on the Battle of the Somme explores the letters, postcards and personal possessions of Jesuit chaplain Fr Willie Doyle held at the Irish...

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Brexit – crisis and challenge

June 27, 2016

Kevin O'Higgins SJ hopes the Brexit decision can be reversed but that requires 'the pompous, bloated, bureaucratic, undemocratic and unaccountable EU' to rediscover its soul and its founding principles.

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