Blog – In All Things

Irish Jesuit Blog

The Taliban within

September 28, 2021

GERRY O'HANLON SJ :: It seems as if the Church, while seeing that something is amiss with respect to the status of women, lacks urgency in addressing it

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Facing anxiety of the ‘new normal’

September 28, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Psychological research and a contemplative story can illuminate our understanding of what it means to flourish in the face of anxiety.

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Spiritual Exercises in daily life: A 21st century perspective

September 14, 2021

Eoin Garrett :: The Spiritual Exercises can be adapted to most cultural conditions – even the rarefied circumstances of a Covid-19 pandemic.

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A time to heal

September 14, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Our job is to move away from the inner critic or inner condemner and move toward divine love and compassion.

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God in my breathing

August 20, 2021

BILL TONER SJ :: Indian Jesuit Tony de Mello showed us how to pay attention to our breathing and why this is a valuable form of prayer for everyone

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The power of outstretched hands

July 28, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A Franciscan retreat in Ards Friary, County Donegal, inspired a pathway toward disidentifying from vulnerable moods.

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Rocketing to nowhere

July 27, 2021

KEVIN HARGADEN :: Jeff Bezos's latest 'flight of fancy' is just the most recent expression of the crazy consequences of neoliberal individualism

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Parenthood and prayer

June 22, 2021

EOGHAN KEOGH :: Parenthood may be God's invitation to drop our notions about prayer being all about peace and silence.

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Nuclear conversions

June 14, 2021

KEVIN HARGADEN :: Environmentalism which suggests that we need to repair our relationship with nuclear power if we want to avoid a climate catastrophe is ethically wrong

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Open water swimming: an exercise in contemplation and discernment

June 9, 2021

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: It may seem like madness to swim in a lake or sea outside peak summer, but it does wonders for mental health

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