Blog – In All Things

Irish Jesuit Blog

A light through the darkness

June 26, 2015

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...

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Pope Francis
May the Creator God be praised!

June 24, 2015

GERRY WHELAN SJ :: The call for dialogue runs deep in the theology of Pope Francis. He insists that authentic progress will only be made in history when there is...

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The marriage referendum: Why I voted yes

June 4, 2015

EDMOND GRACE SJ :: What gay people are looking for, access to marriage, is itself a good, and when the state denies them access it causes an intense, counter-productive hostility,...

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The Irish Referendum – discerning the spirits

May 28, 2015

GERRY O'HANLON SJ :: The 'yes' side in the recent marriage referendum won a decisive victory. The Church, as Archbishop Martin has acknowledged, needs a reality check. But what shape...

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The joy of running

May 14, 2015

PATRICK MULDOON :: I love running. My love of running began when I was nine years old and I haven’t fallen out of love with it since. Running sets me...

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Anzac, archives and the bullshit detector

May 6, 2015

DAMIEN BURKE :: Six Jesuits, five of them Irish-born, served with the Anzac forces at Gallipoli. There are good reasons to commemorate this ill-fated event. Jingoism, however, is not one...

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REVIEW: The Avengers: Age of Ultron

May 6, 2015

FILM REVIEW FROM AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC OFFICE FOR FILM AND BROADCASTING :: This recent release is an entertaining, worthy successor to the Marvel Avenger movies that have preceded it

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Following your nose

April 17, 2015

PAULA NOLAN :: In the past the world was full of 'people smells', but many of them were replaced by the scents of the cosmetic/pharmaceutical industry. All the old smells...

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Why aren’t we afraid of nuclear war?

April 2, 2015

TOM CASEY SJ :: As foreign ministers from major world powers hammer out a deal with Iran at a nuclear negotiating table in Lausanne, the troubling question of the annihilation...

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Review: Cinderella

April 2, 2015

FILM REVIEW FROM AUSTRALIAN CATHOLIC OFFICE FOR FILM AND BROADCASTING :: This version of Cinderella is one of great charm, a pleasure to watch, entertaining and often funny, with some...

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