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The two gardeners

BILL TONER SJ :: God resembles the gardener who nurses sick plants back to health rather than the gardener who pulls them up in order to keep everything neat

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Michael O’Sullivan SJ

Dr Michael O’Sullivan entered the Jesuits in 1969 having been born in Limerick and educated by the Jesuits from the age of 7. He has been Director of the world-leading MA in Applied Spirituality since 2005 and Co-founder and Director of the Spirituality Institute for Research and Education (SpIRE) since 2010. He holds many international leadership roles in the field ...

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Ignacio Ellacuría

Ignacio Ellacuría SJ is widely regarded as a brilliant contributor to the development in Catholic theology of the notion of the 'preferential option for the poor'.

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Why did the Jesuits elect Fr Sosa?

Michael O'Sullivan SJ says that to understand why the Jesuits elected someone like Fr Sosa, one has to look at the context, as well as the man himself.

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What does ‘Spiritual Capital’ mean? Dr Michael O’Sullivan SJ discusses.

Michael O’Sullivan SJ worked in El Salvador and Pinochet’s Chile. He talks about the moral morass he found himself in, the importance of liberation theology and his friendship with Sr Pat Farrell, former head of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LWCR). And all in the context of the papacy of Pope Francis.

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