science

The human mind – a glimpse of the divine?

March 22, 2021

BILL TONER :: Faith and the one truly mysterious thing in life – our own human mind, particularly our own consciousness

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The two gardeners

January 12, 2021

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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Moving beyond the old battles between science and religion

November 18, 2020

GERALDINE MOONEY SIMMIE :: Real change in our world will require moving away from the hyper-rationalism that shows in both science and religion

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Spirituality after Einstein

November 10, 2020

BILL TONER SJ :: The insights of Einstein have changed our understanding of the whole universe, but this does not put paid to spirituality.

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Reflections on Original Sin

January 9, 2020

BILL TONER SJ :: A note to introduce an article by the late John Moore SJ, Professor of Botany, on scientific problems raised by the doctrine of original sin

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Scientist alumna honoured at Crescent

November 20, 2019

Dr Caitriona Jackman was presented with the '2019 Roll of Honour' award at the Crescent College Past Pupils Union Dinner for her contribution to astronomy and astrophysics

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Science Week in Clongowes

February 26, 2019

Clongowes Wood College Science Department hosted their first ever Science Week from Tuesday 29 January to Friday 1 February, 2019

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Converted like the magi

February 6, 2019

Paolo Beltrame, Jesuit novice and astrophysicist, spoke to Pat Coyle about how spirituality and religion opened the door to his unanswered questions of the universe

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Would you help a refugee?

February 7, 2018

Students of Crescent College SJ won first prize at the BT Young Scientist awards for their study into bias for or against refugees and migrants in moral decision making

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Can we rediscover God?

April 26, 2017

Bill Toner SJ :: Have things changed so much in recent decades that deep reflection about God is practically impossible?

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