Alan McGuckian SJ

‘Prayer and fasting for Ukraine’ – Pope

February 28, 2022

Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ and the Irish Bishops' Conference join with Pope Francis in speaking out on the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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Vocation Story – Fr Alan McGuckian SJ

April 6, 2021

Fr Alan McGuckian SJ, Bishop of Raphoe, explores his vocation from its somewhat reluctant beginning.

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The Breviary i nGaelige on Universalis

May 12, 2020

The prayer of the Church is now available in Irish on the popular prayer app and website Universalis.

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New challenges, new solutions

March 21, 2020

Irish Jesuit Bishop of Raphoe, Alan McGuckian, responds to Covid-19 crisis by having his daily Mass livestreamed on RTÉ

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Twenty years a-thriving

June 11, 2019

The Irish Jesuit Sacred Space online prayer website is one of the top most-visited prayer websites in the world, a new analytics survey reveals

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Brexit, backstop and integrity

October 16, 2018

Jesuit Bishop argues that the 'backstop' proposal is essential in any post-Brexit scenario

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Awaiting grace

August 4, 2017

Alan McGuckian SJ reflects on his ordination this Sunday when he becomes the first Irish Jesuit bishop in and for Ireland

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Interview with an Irish Jesuit bishop

June 14, 2017

Alan McGuckian SJ has been appointed as Bishop of Raphoe. Pat Coyle of Irish Jesuit Communications interviewed him last year in Belfast about his Jesuit life

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Irish Jesuit new Bishop of Raphoe

June 9, 2017

Fr Alan McGuckian SJ has been named as the new Bishop of Raphoe by Pope Francis. Fellow Bishops have expressed warm congratulations

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Ignatian retreat changed MP’s life

October 4, 2016

Former MP Sarah Tether, now Director of the Jesuit Refugee Service UK, was the keynote speaker at the annual Faith and Life convention in Belfast.

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