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Jesuit brother launches new single

Tom Phelan SJ

Tom Phelan is a biker, traditional musician and Jesuit brother. After his mother’s death last year he felt the best tribute he could pay her was to compose a song in her honour which is now getting airplay on radio and is available on iTunes. He spoke to Pat Coyle about his unconventional life as a Jesuit.

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Bruce Bradley SJ on the story of Irish Jesuit Journal ‘Studies’

Studies is a Jesuit periodical founded in 1912. Its aim was to make a real contribution to the country’s cultural, social, political and religious debates. And it certainly realized that aim, as current editor Bruce Bradley SJ tells Pat Coyle.

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Preparing to climb Kilimanjaro

Kilimanjaro beckons for the pupils of Crescent College Limerick – will all their hard work and training pay off as they try to climb to the top of the famous mountain and raise money for the suicide charity Console? They talk to Pat Coyle about the adventure of a lifetime..

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Vatican reporter John Allen on the Vatican’s response to the clerical sexual abuse crisis

Four interviews from the 2011 Conference on ‘Broken Faith’, relating to the clerical sex-abuse issue in Ireland. The conference was organised by the Irish Jesuits and held in Milltown Park, Dublin 6. Interviews are by Ms Pat Coyle, Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuit Province.

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Prof Gerard Mannion on the deeper malaise in the Church at the heart of the clerical abuse scandals

Four interviews from the 2011 Conference on ‘Broken Faith’, relating to the clerical sex-abuse issue in Ireland. The conference was organised by the Irish Jesuits and held in Milltown Park, Dublin 6. Interviews are by Ms Pat Coyle, Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuit Province.

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Historical analysis from Prof Daire Keogh on Ferns, Ryan and Murphy reports

Four interviews from the 2011 Conference on ‘Broken Faith’, relating to the clerical sex-abuse issue in Ireland. The conference was organised by the Irish Jesuits and held in Milltown Park, Dublin 6. Interviews are by Ms Pat Coyle, Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuit Province.

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Bernadette Fahy, Counsellor and survivor of institutional abuse, on her experience

Four interviews from the 2011 Conference on ‘Broken Faith’, relating to the clerical sex-abuse issue in Ireland. The conference was organised by the Irish Jesuits and held in Milltown Park, Dublin 6. Interviews are by Ms Pat Coyle, Director of Communications for the Irish Jesuit Province.

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Denominational education: the Irish experience

In his recently published ‘Denominational Education’, David Tuohy SJ examines the role which Church patronage of schools has played in Ireland. He addresses some of the more hot-button value-based issues concerning church and state.

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Brian O’Leary on his new book on ‘The Constitutions’

A spirituality for groups, institutions and even corporations – that’s what Brian O’Leary SJ talks to Pat Coyle about. It’s the essence of his new book on the constitutions of St Ignatius, entitled ‘Sent Into the Lord’s Vineyard: Explorations in the Jesuit Constitutions’.

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Where is ecumenism going? Brian O’Leary, SJ.

‘Expanding Hope’ is the theme of a Jesuit podcast series for Advent, focusing on the state of ecumenism, fifty years after Vatican II. Brian O’Leary, Jesuit delegate for ecumenism, says hope is an Advent theme and it’s needed now by those who feel the ecumenical project has stalled.

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