Ignatian Insight

You are here: a pilgrim walk around the city

BY AGuest

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 16:16

Staff member Kate reflects on a special journey she dedicated to the refugees she has met through her work at JRS.

The Pyrotechnica Loyolana pamphlet title page

From the archives: Great Fire of London 1666 and Jesuits

BY RSomerset

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 12:49

On the 349th anniversary of the Great Fire of London read about how the Jesuits became suspects.

Harvest corn

“To whom shall we go, you have the message of Eternal Life”.

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 00:00

In a relfection for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary time Paul O'Reilly SJ remembers the anxiety of harvest time in Donegal and the time his cousin Donal won the Lottery.

Image reads: the hero complex

Godtalk: The Hero Complex

BY PKnott

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 19:55

In Hollywood movies and popular literature, we are often shown a hero as someone who, by going it alone, saves the world. But is this really what a true hero is? Peter Knott reflects in this weeks' Godtalk.

Praying with the Pope in August

BY DStewart

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 14:35

Each month, Pope Francis entrusts two particular prayer intentions to the Apostleship of Prayer, the Pope’s Prayer Network and asks the AoP to spread these intentions to Christians everywhere. Successive Popes have given this mission to the AoP, which is looked after by the Jesuits, for many years. It is for this reason that the AoP is known as the Prayer Network of the Pope; the Holy Father Francis takes a keen personal interest in this ministry.

Spiritual pyrotechnics by the seaside beside the sea

BY GGallen

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 13:28

Gerard Gallen SJ and Mark McDevitt SJ reflect on their experience as members of the team supporting the Hearts on Fire parish mission in Boscombe at the end of July.

From the Archives: Farm St Alphabet Poem

BY RSomerset

Monday, August 17, 2015 - 12:23

Assistant Archivist Mary Allen shares a poem she discovered whilst cataloguing the Farm St Church collection in the archives.

A Pink and Purple Sunset - found on unsplash

Godtalk: The Value of Silence

BY PKnott

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 17:08

Reflecting on the gifts of Silence and helplessness. How can we share these with others and in turn enrich our own lives?

Statue of our lady with a crown of 12 stars, in Attard (Malta)

Feast of the Assumption

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 10:16

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on the Feast of the Assumption which we celebrate this weekend.

Cheese and wine gathering after mass

‘Hearts On Fire’ Mission week 2015

BY AGuest

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 17:01

The ‘Hearts On Fire’ mission week might have come and gone so fast, it will not be easily forgotten, as most of our parishioners have shared with us in this great experience.


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