Spirituality

Bear Grylls and faith

January 26, 2022

BRENDAN McMANUS :: Bear Grylls's bestselling book expresses an admirable faith, but it prompts deeper questions about God in our lives.

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Varieties of spiritual direction

December 20, 2021

Spiritual Director and author Brian O'Leary SJ outlines the different types of spiritual direction that people can engage in.

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WIT honours Michael O’Sullivan SJ

December 7, 2021

Dr Michael O’Sullivan SJ has been appointed Waterford Institute of Technology's first Emeritus Lecturer in honour of his work in the field of Applied Spirituality.

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Is spiritual direction for everyone?

December 1, 2021

Spiritual director Brian O'Leary SJ addresses the question of who might benefit from spiritual direction.

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Journeying the ecological path

November 30, 2021

Brendan McManus SJ takes us to the family farm at Lisnaskea, Co. Fermanagh, where his journey to ecological awareness began.

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Taming our ox-mind

October 27, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: In this video blog I share a personal experience of anxiety and present a contemplative story and psychological research.

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Flourishing in the face of anxiety

October 12, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Addressing worry and practising self-compassion are ways to 'tame our ox-mind'

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Doing the unthinkable: Facing phobias and anxieties

October 11, 2021

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: To cope with stress and overcome our demons in this anxiety-filled world, we need a strategy that works

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Facing anxiety of the ‘new normal’

September 28, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Psychological research and a contemplative story can illuminate our understanding of what it means to flourish in the face of anxiety.

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Spiritual Exercises in daily life: A 21st century perspective

September 14, 2021

Eoin Garrett :: The Spiritual Exercises can be adapted to most cultural conditions – even the rarefied circumstances of a Covid-19 pandemic.

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