What exactly is ‘spiritual direction?’

October 12, 2021

In this podcast series author and lecturer on Ignatian Spirituality, Brian O'Leary SJ, answers simply and clearly some of the questions asked about the practice of 'spiritual direction'

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Two strong women saints

October 6, 2021

A Carmelite theologian reflects on two great women of the Church, St. Teresa of Avila and St. Thérese of Lisieux, Carmelites whose feast days are celebrated during October

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25th anniversary of Henri Nouwen’s death

September 20, 2021

Lecturer Dr Riaan van der Merwe spoke to Pat Coyle on how the renowned writer's encounter with people with developmental disabilities changed his life and theology forever

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Praying with De Mello

September 1, 2021

John Callanan SJ speaks about the life of meditation teacher Anthony de Mello and his profound influence on people's prayer

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Seamus Heaney: Poet and friend

August 25, 2021

On the eight anniversary of his death, Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney is remembered in an archived interview with his friend and Irish Jesuit Fr Brendan Duddy

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New research unit for SpIRE/WIT

August 5, 2021

Michael O'Sullivan SJ, Director of SpIRE, discusses the latest developments in the spirituality institute of research and education

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‘Feed the Beast’

July 14, 2021

Poet and theologian Pádraig O'Tuama speaks to Pat Coyle about his experience of being Christian, gay and exorcised

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‘Holier than thou’

June 29, 2021

Michael McGuckian SJ explains the intriguing and untold story of the row during Vatican II about who is holier than who in Church teaching

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A role model for health workers and the young

June 18, 2021

St Aloysius Gonzaga's feast day in on 21 June. In a 2014 interview Barney McGuckian SJ tells Pat Coyle what makes St Aloysius such an extraordinary saint and role model

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‘Borders and belonging’

March 10, 2021

Pádraig Ó Tuama, poet and theologian, speaks to Pat Coyle about a unique post-Brexit workshop that started a process of healing across the North and Britain

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