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Gavin T. Murphy

Gavin Thomas Murphy (BS Psychology, MA Applied Spirituality) is a Dubliner and writer on Ignatian Spirituality. He was educated by the Jesuits in Ireland and the US, and spent time as a Jesuit novice in the UK. He also practises Zen meditation.

God at the Registry Office

GAVIN T. MURPHY :: I felt alive at my sister’s wedding yesterday, a civil marriage ceremony in Dublin City Hall. And I felt a deep sense of the presence of God.

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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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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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