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Fully alive, fully emotional

Gavin T. Murphy reflects on his emotional responses and numbness from his father's death and his friend's wedding, with surprising insights to be more fully alive.

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Holding one another together

Alan McGuckian SJ, co-founder of Sacred Space prayer website and current facilitator of The Living Church office in Belfast, is happier now than he has ever been, thanks to his wonderful life as a Jesuit.

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Educate Magis, for community by community

Educate Magis, the worldwide Jesuit and Ignatian school community is living up to the Jesuits call to become a “universal body with a universal mission”, particularly through the educatemagis.org platform.

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The love of a big hug

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: Last January Pope Francis remarked that going to confession is not like going to the dry cleaners to get a stain removed: "It’s about going to meet with our Father who pardons us, who forgives us and who rejoices”.

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A light through the darkness

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: Our humanity tells us that we are vulnerable people, that we need each other for love, intimacy and wholeness. As Christians, we believe that God is very much part of this picture - that we are transformed into beings of dignity, respect and compassion.

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Vatican reporter John Allen on the Vatican’s response to the clerical sexual abuse crisis

Four interviews from the 2011 Conference on ‘Broken Faith’, relating to the clerical sex-abuse issue in Ireland. The conference was organised by the Irish Jesuits and held in Milltown Park, Dublin 6. Interviews are by Ms Pat Coyle, Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuit Province.

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Prof Gerard Mannion on the deeper malaise in the Church at the heart of the clerical abuse scandals

Four interviews from the 2011 Conference on ‘Broken Faith’, relating to the clerical sex-abuse issue in Ireland. The conference was organised by the Irish Jesuits and held in Milltown Park, Dublin 6. Interviews are by Ms Pat Coyle, Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuit Province.

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Historical analysis from Prof Daire Keogh on Ferns, Ryan and Murphy reports

Four interviews from the 2011 Conference on ‘Broken Faith’, relating to the clerical sex-abuse issue in Ireland. The conference was organised by the Irish Jesuits and held in Milltown Park, Dublin 6. Interviews are by Ms Pat Coyle, Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuit Province.

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Bernadette Fahy, Counsellor and survivor of institutional abuse, on her experience

Four interviews from the 2011 Conference on ‘Broken Faith’, relating to the clerical sex-abuse issue in Ireland. The conference was organised by the Irish Jesuits and held in Milltown Park, Dublin 6. Interviews are by Ms Pat Coyle, Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuit Province.

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Denominational education: the Irish experience

In his recently published ‘Denominational Education’, David Tuohy SJ examines the role which Church patronage of schools has played in Ireland. He addresses some of the more hot-button value-based issues concerning church and state.

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