As carols singers across the country sing out for Christmas, it’s nice to remember some of the traditional Irish songs. Hers is “The Darkest Midnight’ sung by Noirin ni Riain’s celebrating the birth of Jesus.
In this poem Celeste Snowber gives a poetic rendition of living in a world of multitasking where she finds herself in the throes of laundry. Through poetry and dance she seeks to to transcend and reimagine the work in a more zen like fashion that integrates her work with her soul.
Italian Paolo Beltrame is a second year Jesuit novice of the Northwest European novitiate in Birmingham, UK. He spoke to Pat Coyle about his life as an astrophysicist and his strong faith in God. Paolo, who researched dark matter for 15 years, discovered that not having the reason ‘why’ behind the scientifically proven laws of […]
Autumn is a time of change and endings – a movement from the bright lights of summer to the darker days of winter – bringing with it colour and magnificent light. The “Wild Swans at Coole” is a lyrical poem by WB Yeats looking at a changing world where autumn brings out a melancholic reflection […]
Posted on 12. Sep, 2013 in Poetry
Pat Coyle talks with longtime friend of the late Seamus Heaney, Jesuit Priest Fr. Brendan Duddy about their most memorable and shared moments together. In this first of a 2 part series, Pat Coyle speaks with Fr. Brendan Duddy SJ about the life and times of Seamus Heaney a close friend going back to their […]
Peter de Rosa recites a poem he calls ‘Pieta’.
Posted on 22. Jun, 2005 in Poetry
Reflection by Peter de Rosa.