Blog – In All Things

Irish Jesuit Blog

Digital preservation of religious collections

August 16, 2022

DAMIEN BURKE :: The Irish Jesuit Archives were involved in a conference on the digital preservation for the arts, social sciences and humanities in Dublin.

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The Manresa method: Praying with your desire

July 5, 2022

BRENDAN McMANUS :: This three-part way of intimately connecting with God is based on the experience of an Ignatian Immersion Course in Manresa, Spain.

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Nationalism and the Christian call to solidarity

June 7, 2022

DERMOT ROANTREE :: Attachment to one's nation should not entail a lessening of one's sense of belonging to wider humanity.

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Praying with the boy Jesus

May 24, 2022

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A gospel contemplation on the 12-year-old Jesus in the Temple, inviting people to draw from their experiences of 'missing and cherishing'.

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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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