Featured Podcasts

A pastoral Pope

May 23, 2022

Is Pope Francis an academic? Gerry Whelan SJ is Director of Fundamental Theology in the Gregorian University in Rome. He has an interesting answer.

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Welcoming Ukrainian refugees – Dreams for Belfast Jesuit Centre

May 23, 2022

Gerry Clarke SJ speaks to Pat Coyle about his shared dreams for the new Belfast Jesuit Centre including initiatives for Ukrainian refugees.

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Holy Week: Easter Triduum

April 5, 2022

Piaras Jackson SJ explains the significance of the Easter Triduum – the three days of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday.

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Catholic social teaching in dark times

March 23, 2022

Professor Anna Rowlands speaks with Pat Coyle about Ukraine, pacifism and just war theory.

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Revisiting Fratelli Tutti

February 21, 2022

Social friendship and a critique of populism are at the core of 'Fratelli Tutti' according to theologian Gerry Whelan SJ.

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Sons of Ignatius podcast: Human formation

February 18, 2022

If Christians want to share the Good News then they have to develop their skills and potential in a holistic way.

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Synodality in the Gregorian

February 9, 2022

Gerry Whelan SJ tells how his university is responding to a call from Cardinal Grech from the Vatican's Office of the Synod.

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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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