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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Vocation of Nursing – Una O’Doherty

Posted on 15. Oct, 2020 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Health, 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 […]

Prisoner Volunteers

Posted on 15. Oct, 2020 in Church Teachings, Depression, Faith and Justice, Health, Mental Health

In this piece from the archive from 2006, we hear from 28 prisoners who trained as Samaritan Volunteers in a number of Dublin prisons and the organisation hopes to eventually extend the project to every prison in the State.  These prisoners provide a confidential listening service for fellow inmates at Cloverhill, Wheatfield and Arbour Hill […]

Reflection from Greece

Posted on 15. Oct, 2020 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Retreats

In this piece from 2006, we hear from the Rev. Patrick Comerford, who talks about his travels. He said that many places strike a chord and cause us to think back on what we experienced, long after the holiday is over. The Rev. Patrick Comerford loves Greece and here he reflects on one of the […]

Church Alive

Posted on 01. Oct, 2020 in Book Reviews, 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 […]

Dom Helder Camera

Posted on 17. Sep, 2020 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice

Some of us are lucky enough meet a person who profoundly changes our lives for the better.  For Don Mullen, author and film maker, that person was Brazilian born Bishop Dom Helder Camera who saw the presence of God in everything.  Dom Helder was born over a 100 years ago and in this piece from […]