6th November 2022
Dorothy Day and the body of Christ
The gospel-based witness to non-violence that Dorothy Day and the Catholic Worker Movement bore was initially countercultural in both contemporary American society and the Church, but their convictions were ultimately confirmed by the teaching office of the Church.
8th September 2021
The Ignatian Year gives Niall Leahy SJ an opportunity to write to Greta Thunberg and invite her into a dialogue with Ignatius’s story.
23rd April 2020
Faith and discipleship in the Gospel of Mark
Peter’s profession of faith represents the apex of the story that Mark is telling.
13th December 2016
O Rex Gentium
22 Dec: Niall Leahy SJ considers what it means to orient himself to the King of all nations and finds himself praying for his heart to be bound to those who are most in need of 'heaven's peace'.
20th May 2015
The Irish marriage equality referendum: a state-sponsored moral conundrum
On Friday 22 May, Irish voters will say ‘yes’ or ‘no’ to a proposed amendment to the Irish Constitution which will allow same-sex marriage. However, neither result will lead to a problem-free future, argues Niall Leahy SJ.
9th September 2014
'Regeneration' by Pat Barker
Pat Barker’s 'Regeneration' shows us that our efforts to connect with the events of 100 years ago require the input not just of the historian, but also the novelist, the therapist and the poet.
31st January 2014
Religious life today - a bridge between the past and the future
In a year of commemoration of the restoration of the Society of Jesus, a young Jesuit drew inspiration in his religious life from the early Jesuits, and also from his contemporary companions.
18th October 2013
The Brothers Karamazov
Niall Leahy SJ extols the virtues of Dostoevsky's classic, 'The Brothers Karamazov': 'a number of life stories, all nestling comfortably within the big Story of Life.'
22nd June 2012
iWitness: International Eucharistic Congress
Niall Leahy SJ found an Irish Catholic community ready to embrace renewal and celebrate their faith at the International Eucharistic Congress 2012 in Dublin.
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