Richard Leonard SJ

God did not send the coronavirus

May 8, 2020

Richard Leonard SJ :: Some people like to see God as the Being who wills suffering on the world. This is not a true Christian understanding of suffering. God may...

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Sacrament of the sick

March 24, 2020

Richard Leonard SJ, author of 'Where the Hell is God?', talks to Pat Coyle about a holistic view of healing in light of the signs of the times

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Sacrament of Confirmation

March 10, 2020

Fr Richard Leonard SJ, best-selling author, speaks to Pat Coyle of Irish Jesuit Communications about the gifts of the Spirit in modern and accessible language

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Sacrament of penance

January 21, 2020

Australian Jesuit Fr Richard Leonard speaks to Pat Coyle on the sacrament of penance in light of his book 'Hatch, Match & Dispatch: A Catholic Guide to Sacraments'

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Marriage and ‘amazing grace’

November 27, 2019

Richard Leonard SJ explains his personal attitude to marrying and walking with young people amid changing circumstances and puts great trust in the grace of the sacrament

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Young people and pornography

November 5, 2019

Richard Leonard SJ tackles the urgent issue of pornography being accessible by younger and younger people

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Eucharist – ‘the meal of sacrificial love’

October 30, 2019

Richard Leonard SJ takes a closer look at the meal with Jesus and the apostles in his podcast series on the sacraments

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The full immersion of baptism

October 8, 2019

Richard Leonard SJ speaks to Pat Coyle on the meaning of baptism, using stories and film to attend to diverse pastoral needs

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Shining a light on the sacraments

September 18, 2019

Best-selling author Richard Leonard SJ speaks with Pat Coyle on his latest book 'Hatch, Match & Dispatch: A Catholic Guide to Sacraments'

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Bannon’s skewed view of the Pope

September 4, 2019

Australian Jesuit Richard Leonard critiques the distorted vision of the current papacy held by US strategist Steve Bannon

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