Blog – In All Things

Irish Jesuit Blog

Yin and Yang of Yeats

May 18, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Meditating on 'The Singing Horseman' and 'For the Road' by Irish painter Jack B Yeats offers a profound insight on how we see beauty today.

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Heavens above!

April 26, 2022

BILL TONER SJ :: Despite its longstanding use, the prayer that a loved one would 'rest in peace' misses much that God has promised.

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Keys to a secret garden

April 6, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Soft moss and stringy lichen on mature apple trees were some of the beauties caught on camera at the Ards Friary Walled Garden in Donegal.

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Fighting war with peace

March 11, 2022

KEVIN HARGADEN :: Killing Russians might stop the war, but it can’t make the peace. Non-violent resistance is often effective – and always true.

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The Pope and parrhesia

March 8, 2022

DERMOT ROANTREE :: With his frequent calls for Catholics to speak with 'parrhesia', Pope Francis is demonstrating a new way of being pope.

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Grumbling Granny

February 9, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: An imaginative contemplation on experiencing God's love with others when we need it most, prompting us to find 'gratitude in all things'.

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Watching ‘Belfast’ in Belfast

February 9, 2022

BRENDAN McMANUS :: Kenneth Branagh's film 'Belfast' has much to recommend it, but it does not illuminate much with regard to the Troubles.

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Bear Grylls and faith

January 26, 2022

BRENDAN McMANUS :: Bear Grylls's bestselling book expresses an admirable faith, but it prompts deeper questions about God in our lives.

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Remembering Pat Hume

December 22, 2021

FIONNUALA O'CONNOR :: Pat Hume's death evoked tributes from many people who admired her life of love, dignity and devotion.

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A deeply peaceful Christmas

December 22, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Eight tips from a wellness course organised by Aware, that may help us live well this holiday season.

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