Engaging Faith through Film

Posted on 20. Apr, 2017 in Christian Values, Church of Ireland, Faith Groups, Retreats, Spirituality, Young people

NUA is a series of eight short films about fifteen minutes each, produced by Scripture Union Ireland. The films encourage questions, acknowledge doubt, and offer an engaging and fresh perspective on the Christian faith. Scott Evans, Church of Ireland Chaplain at UCD was one of the script writers for this series of films. Here he […]

Loving Sister Earth

Posted on 20. Oct, 2016 in Christian Values, Community, Ecological, Ecology, Gospel Values, Retreats, Spiritual

Brian Grogan SJ talks about how time is running out for our planet and how we are called to fall in love with what St Francis called “Sister Earth”. He explains that as Christians, we are called on to defend and protect our common home. He is part of an organization called “Loving Sister Earth” […]

The Resurrection and the Rising

Posted on 31. Mar, 2016 in Christian Values, Church Teachings, Easter, Retreats

The Resurrection is the central tenet of Christianity says Eugene McCaffrey OCD. It represents the beginning of something new and miraculous. Fr Eugene believes that the people who took part in the 1916 Rising chose Easter time because they had in mind the resurrection of Ireland and the creating of a new country. He cites […]

Retreats in Emmaus

Posted on 11. Feb, 2016 in Christian Values, Community, Education, Lent, Nature, Pilgrimage, Schools, Spiritual, Young people

  The Cloisters Walk in Emmaus Emmaus is a retreat centre in north county Dublin that has been offering residential and non residential retreats to people from all over the country for many years. To celebrate the launch of their 2016 programme, they will be holding a complimentary open day from 2pm to 5pm on […]

Awakening

Posted on 10. Sep, 2015 in Charity, Christian Values, Faith and Justice, Meditation, Spiritual, Spirituality

Satsang is a method to stop your mind from overthinking and to end suffering. Kosi is a Direct Path Advaita Vedanta (non-dual) teacher and has been a deeply devoted student of Gangaji, Sri Bhagavan Ramana Maharshi and Sri Amma Karunamayi in India. She brings the idea of an enquiring mind to Dublin in her conversations and […]

Mount Melleray Retreat

Posted on 20. Aug, 2015 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Retreats, Spiritual

Our pieces from the archive this week come from 2007. Mount Melleray offers refuge and a place of retreat to people looking for help or support in living a Christian life.  Living together in a community as a brotherhood, the monks teach that happiness can only be obtained by patience, mutual love and mutual care.  […]

Remembering Oscar Romero

Posted on 18. Jun, 2015 in Christian Values, Community, Death, Faith and Justice, Gospel Values, Humanitarian Aid, Spiritual

On May 23rd, Oscar Romero was beatified. Pope Francis said he “guided, defended and protected his flock, remaining loyal to the Gospel, in communion with the Church,” and in particular gave attention to the poorest and most marginalised in society. Romero was a controversial figure who was called back to the Vatican on three occasions, […]

A Vision of Faith

Posted on 21. May, 2015 in Saints, Spiritual

Larry Mooney assembled the first Volkswagon Beetle outside of Germany in Ireland, in Shelbourne Road. It now sits in the Volkswagen museum, the Autostadt, in Wolfsburg.  Larry was also a dancer, Irish language and racing car enthusiast. He credits God and his Faith for all of these achievement. He talks here with Conor Deane about how he […]

Spiritual Direction

Posted on 05. Mar, 2015 in Religious teaching, Spiritual

Brendan McManus, author and Jesuit priest, currently works in the area of spirituality and spiritual accompaniment in Belfast. He has recently published the book “Redemption Road: Grieving on the Camino” which deals with healing and recovery in the aftermath of his brother’s death. He also moves across the border to Donegal to offer spiritual direction […]

Remembering the Dead

Posted on 30. Oct, 2014 in Death, Spiritual

November is a month to remember the dead. Starting with the two feast days of All Saints and All Souls, the month continues as a time for quiet reflection on mortality and for taking stock. Fr. Vincent O’Hara, a Carmalite talks about the month of November and how we can remember the dead and use […]