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Author Archives: Pat Coyle

‘A quiet ministry of presence’

'A quiet ministry of presence' is how British Jesuit Philip Endean 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.

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Helping people ‘see more’

Nikolaas Sintobin, a Flemish Jesuit and internet pastor who focuses his ministry on the internet,has developed a successful online teaching model using short YouTube videos to help people deepen their interior lives.

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‘Going home on wings!’

On Saturday June 27th, The Sacred Heart Messenger staff and writers welcomed over 120 readers and promoters of the Messenger to the Radisson Blu hotel in Athlone.

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Restoring the lost art of listening

Brendan McManus SJ has moved to Belfast in recent years as part of the Jesuit's Northern ministry. His own ministry in Spiritual Direction is growing steadily there.

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Pass the bill, urges JRS

JRS Ireland has called on the Irish Government to honour the promise of fundamental reform of the asylum seeking process.

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Finding God in grief

'Walk with me into the Light: Some Comfort on the Journey Through Grief', is a new and practical booklet from Messenger Publications written by healthcare chaplain Margaret Naughton for the bereaved and their companions.

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Housing is a ‘sacred right’

'Homelessness is worse now than at any time in recent memory' says Peter McVerry SJ in the latest issue of Working Notes, the journal of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice.

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Standing at attention

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.

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Pray, learn, practise

Brendan McManus SJ was part of an ecumenical team giving an innovative course in Spritual DIrection to students at Regis College, Toronto. It involved theory, practise and a retreat.

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How to vote wisely

Fifteen people took part in the referendum workshop on 'Making Good Decisions' organised by team members of the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality and Culture in Galway. Their feedback was encouraging.

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