Pat Coyle

Pat Coyle is Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuits. Her academic background was mainly in philosophy, and a great part of her professional background was as a journalist, producer and presenter with RTE, BBC and UTV. She is a mother of two.
Advent from the archives

November 23, 2021

Advent gives us space to turn a painful past into a hopeful future, according to Joe Cullen OP in this podcast from the RNN archive

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Grieving our losses

November 23, 2021

Brendan McManus SJ and Jim Deeds ran a 'grief retreat' in Dromantine based on their book 'Finding God in the Mess'.

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Remembering the dead in prayer

November 23, 2021

The Annual Mass for the dead of Gardiner St parish offered peace and consolation to all of those who had lost a loved one during the pandemic.

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Advent challenge to ‘step beyond’

November 23, 2021

'Stepping Beyond'  is the theme of this year's Sacred Space/Pray As You Go online Advent Retreat 2021 adapted from the writings of Paul Pace SJ and inspired by Pope Francis'...

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The second holiest place on earth

November 17, 2021

Michael McGuckian SJ recently went on pilgrimage to the city of Ephesus in Turkey where he visited the House of Mary. The experience left a lasting impression

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The power of naming

November 17, 2021

Accompanying people on the path of spiritual growth is most commonly known as 'spiritual direction'. But there are a number of other ways of describing it as Brian O'Leary explains

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‘Give the Spirit the mike’

November 17, 2021

Brian Grogan SJ explains his work in what he calls “Spirit-led conversations” with people from dioceses in Ireland and Great Britain as preparation for the Synods in Rome and Ireland

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Faber youth ministry flourishing

November 9, 2021

The Faber Community is living out the maxim of 'faith doing justice' in the numerous activities and courses they offer.

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Exploring a puzzling word

November 9, 2021

Author and Spiritual Director Brian O'Leary SJ explores the meaning of the word 'spirit', in this podcast series on the nature of spiritual direction

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‘Live simply, share generously’

November 8, 2021

Stephen Kenny, manager of the Irish Football Team, launched the Peter McVerry Trust’s Christmas Fundraising Appeal, near the site of 18 social housing apartments created by the charity

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