Ignatian Insight

Interior of Notre Dame

Godtalk: Christmas is for Life

BY PKnott

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 15:32

If we are really to follow the message of the Incarnation, that Christ came that we might have life, and have it to the full (John, 10:10), then we much learn to live together with our brothers and sisters who make up the body of Christ on earth.

Christmas Day in beautiful red calligraphy with a little gold star

From the Archives: Christmas Verses and Sketches from 1914

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 13:29

Assistant Archivist, Mihaela, shares some Christmas verses and sketches from the 1914 Blandyke Papers.

Georges de la Tour 1644

And wrapped him in swaddling clothes

BY JHellings

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:40

Into this world of cruelty, suffering and evil is born a much predicted child. Paul O'Reilly SJ finds God's grace in the struggle of the helpless against power and poverty.

A helping hand at during the London Marathon

The Gift of the Spirit and the Marathon run out of Love

BY Ruth

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 20:23

“The Holy Spirit will come upon You and the power of the most high will cover you with its shadow.”

Is Illridewithyou the most important hashtag of 2014?

Social Justice via Social Media...?

BY Ruth

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 15:08

Is #Illridewithyou the most important hashtag of 2014? A look back at 2014 as the year of #Hashtags for Social Justice.

O Come, O Come, Emmanuel

Godtalk: What's Advent for?

BY PKnott

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 09:34

St Paul tells us that eye has not seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man conceived what God has prepared for those who love him. Our time of prayer in Advent is therefore a time of vigil, a period of longing redemption. When we miss these times of longing, our spiritual life gets out of balance, and we'll find that the ground is not prepared for what, or rather who, is coming.

Destroyed tanks in Azaz Syria

Hope and fear: Testimony of a Syrian Jesuit

BY AGuest

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 17:12

Hospitality on the frontiers Mourad Abu Seif SJ is a member of the Near East Province currently doing tertianship in Dublin. He spoke at a Colloquium in Rome in commemoration of the 34th anniversary of the foundation of the Jesuit Refugee Service

A refugee at a JRS class in Kenya: Christian Fuchs/JRS

The Church without frontiers, Mother to all

BY GClapson

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 15:13

Louise Zanré reflects on Advent and the World Day for Refugees and Migrants 2015

William Strickland SJ

The English Jesuits who resisted the Suppression

BY GClapson

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 12:12

Tom McCoog recalls Marmaduke Stone and William Strickland, the Jesuits who ensured the continuity of the Society of Jesus during the Suppression.

Jesus transfigured in front of his disciples

Godtalk: A Glimpse of Eternity

BY PKnott

Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 13:47

The disciples experienced three things at the Transfiguration: the glory of Jesus, the nearness of God, and the eternal dimension of our lives. It's this glimpse of the eternal that gives meaning to our lives, that teaches us that there is more to our life than what is around us.


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