Podcasts

Advent from the archives

November 23, 2021

Advent gives us space to turn a painful past into a hopeful future, according to Joe Cullen OP in this podcast from the RNN archive

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The power of naming

November 17, 2021

Accompanying people on the path of spiritual growth is most commonly known as 'spiritual direction'. But there are a number of other ways of describing it as Brian O'Leary explains

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‘Give the Spirit the mike’

November 17, 2021

Brian Grogan SJ explains his work in what he calls “Spirit-led conversations” with people from dioceses in Ireland and Great Britain as preparation for the Synods in Rome and Ireland

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Exploring a puzzling word

November 9, 2021

Author and Spiritual Director Brian O'Leary SJ explores the meaning of the word 'spirit', in this podcast series on the nature of spiritual direction

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New document on synod brings great hope

October 27, 2021

"Groundbreaking...The best Vatican document since Lumen Gentium," says Brian Grogan SJ of 'Vademecum' (Come With Me), issued in preparation for the synod on synodality

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All Saints and All Souls

October 27, 2021

Dominican Fr Joe Cullen offers a reflection on All Saints Day and All Souls Day, from the archives of Soul Waves Radio

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Pope and saint

October 26, 2021

Saint John Paul II's feast day was celebrated on Friday 22 October. Dr Anne Thurston, theologian, reviews his life and legacy in a short archive interview from RNN/Soulwaves Radio

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Cautious welcome for carbon budget

October 26, 2021

Dr Ciara Murphy, Environmental Policy Advocate with the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, reflects on the Irish government's latest attempt to curb our carbon emissions

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What do we mean by an ‘inner life?’

October 26, 2021

Brian O'Leary explores the meaning of the term 'inner life', a concept with which everyone can identify whether or not they call themselves spiritual

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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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