Confession

Posted on 26. Nov, 2020 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Lent, Seasons of the Church Year

It’s a long time since people were queuing up for Saturday night confession. Less and less people are availing of the Sacrament and even practising Catholics no longer think of it as an important part of the lives, does it have relevance for people today?  In this piece from the archive, Eileen Good spoke to David […]

Advent “Giving”

Posted on 26. Nov, 2020 in Advent, Church Teachings, Seasons of the Church Year

What is Advent all about, what is the true meaning of Advent? In this piece from the archive, Eileen Good met Jesuit priest Tony O’Riordan and asked him how we should utilise the season of Advent and what we should celebrate as we head towards the feast of Christmas.

Inclusive Society

Posted on 19. Nov, 2020 in Different abilities, Education, Faith and Justice

The Vision of Inclusion Ireland is that of people with an intellectual disability living and participating in the community with equal rights as citizens, to live the life of their choice to their fullest potential. Deirdre Carroll speaks to Miriam Gormally about the right of children with disabilities to have a place in mainstream schools […]

It was Suicide

Posted on 19. Nov, 2020 in Death, Depression, Faith and Justice, Mental Health, Suicide

The death of a son is hard to deal with, but when that death is a suicide, it is so much harder.  David Wynne lost his son Derek to suicide on the 8th of February 1997 and David still lives with the grief.  In this piece from the archive, Rev. Ian Poulton met David and […]

Millennium Development Goals

Posted on 05. Nov, 2020 in Charity, Environment, Poverty

Soul Waves Radio has come to the end of its journey. It’s been a very interesting and exciting time and we were glad to share so many interviews with you. We will be publishing pieces from the archive, until the archive moves to Jesuit.ie and then you will be able to access them there. We […]

The power of forgiveness

Posted on 05. Nov, 2020 in Church Teachings, Community, Gospel Values, Grief

Eight years ago Elber, a native of Cork, was left fighting for survival in an incident that took the life of her baby Oisín, her husband Con, and her unborn child. A suicidal driver, Marek Wojciechowski, deliberately drove into the family car at the end of a blissful family holiday in Devon. Police were searching […]

God’s Surprise

Posted on 05. Nov, 2020 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice

God’s Surprise is the title of a new book by Susan Gately. In this piece from 2012,  she looks at ten new movements within the church that are gaining momentum and attracting numbers. The movements featured include the Legion of Mary, Youth 2000, Focolare, Communion and Liberation, Cell System of Evangelisation, L’Arche, Catholic Charismatic Renewal, […]

Thirty-Three Good Men

Posted on 29. Oct, 2020 in Celibacy/Sexuality, Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Vocation

Soul Waves Radio has come to the end of its journey. It’s been a very interesting and exciting time and we were glad to share so many interviews with you. We will be publishing pieces from the archive, until the archive moves to Jesuit.ie and then you will be able to access them there. We […]

Remembering the Dead

Posted on 29. Oct, 2020 in Church Teachings, Death

November is the month that we remember the dead, starting with the feasts of All Saints and All Souls.  In this piece from 2012, Miriam Gormally spoke with Marianne O’Connor OS, Director General of CORI about her memories of All Saints and All Souls as well as the importance of having a month that allows […]

Gay Catholic Voices

Posted on 22. Oct, 2020 in Celibacy/Sexuality, Christian Values

Soul Waves Radio has come to the end of its journey. It’s been a very interesting and exciting time and we were glad to share so many interviews with you. We will be publishing pieces from the archive, until the archive moves to Jesuit.ie and then you will be able to access them there. We […]