Blog – In All Things

Irish Jesuit Blog

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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Contemplation to attain love

December 7, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A short story and modern interpretation of the final contemplation in the Spiritual Exercises of Saint Ignatius Loyola

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Democracy stress-tested by COVID-19

December 7, 2021

DERMOT ROANTREE :: The pandemic is the latest and most strenuous test of the strength of democratic commitments in many countries.

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Remembrance Sunday sermon

November 23, 2021

Prof. Jim Lucey, a lay Canon of Christ Church Cathedral, preaches on remembrance of the war dead and on dedication to peace.

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Why did God do that?

November 18, 2021

BILL TONER SJ :: Christians needn't look at misfortunes as willed by God; best to see God accompanying us through the randomness of life.

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Improving wellbeing

November 9, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Five healthy activities can improve our wellbeing and help us get through depression or burn-out.

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Taming our ox-mind

October 27, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: In this video blog I share a personal experience of anxiety and present a contemplative story and psychological research.

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Flourishing in the face of anxiety

October 12, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Addressing worry and practising self-compassion are ways to 'tame our ox-mind'

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