Spirituality

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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God in my breathing

August 20, 2021

BILL TONER SJ :: Indian Jesuit Tony de Mello showed us how to pay attention to our breathing and why this is a valuable form of prayer for everyone

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The power of outstretched hands

July 28, 2021

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A Franciscan retreat in Ards Friary, County Donegal, inspired a pathway toward disidentifying from vulnerable moods.

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An Irish Camino experience

July 27, 2021

Three Jesuits, including Bishop Alan McGuckian of Raphoe, are helping to establish a new pilgrimage route in Ireland, the Slí Cholmcille in Donegal and Derry

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It pays to make a mess!

June 21, 2021

Brendan McManus SJ and Jim Deeds’ book, 'Finding God in the Mess', has won two gold awards from publishing industry associations in the USA

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A cannonball moment where it all began

June 18, 2021

Gráinne Delaney, chaplain in Crescent College, Limerick, describes her own 'cannonball' experience in Loyola itself – where St Ignatius had his

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