Featured Podcasts

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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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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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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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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Destroying our ecosystem is sinful

February 2, 2021

Ireland is the worst of 57 countries for its carbon emissions. Dr Kevin Hargaden of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice says this is structural sin

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Faith and country – President Biden’s election

January 27, 2021

Donal Godfrey SJ is a university chaplain in the USA. He gives his unique take on recent events there, and the Jesuit connections to President Biden

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Misogyny and the Mother and Baby homes

January 26, 2021

Jesuit theologian Dr Gerry O'Hanlon believes there are important lessons to be learnt from the recent Mother and Baby Homes report

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‘We can breathe again’

November 10, 2020

Donal Godfrey SJ speaks from the United States about a number of issues arising from the 2020 election including the role played by religious groupings

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