Featured Podcasts

Good question

January 25, 2022

What is the difference between counselling and spiritual direction? Spiritual director and author Brian O'Leary SJ explains.

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Update from Rome

January 11, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ talks about his recent appointment, the work of the Gregorian University, and what Francis really said about parenting and pets.

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Decisions and direction

January 11, 2022

What is spiritual direction in the Ignatian or Jesuit tradition? Irish Jesuit Brian O'Leary, author, and spiritual director, explains.

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Varieties of spiritual direction

December 20, 2021

Spiritual Director and author Brian O'Leary SJ outlines the different types of spiritual direction that people can engage in.

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An expectant mother’s experience of Advent

December 16, 2021

Author Helen Gallivan speaks of a whole new appreciation of the incarnation and birth of Christ in this podcast from the RNN archives.

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Business and the Earth

December 14, 2021

Edmond Grace SJ, Secretary for Ecology at JESC, speaks to Pat Coyle on the role that business can play in the light of Laudato Si'

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Is spiritual direction for everyone?

December 1, 2021

Spiritual director Brian O'Leary SJ addresses the question of who might benefit from spiritual direction.

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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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