Featured Podcasts

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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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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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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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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