Moved by a Natural Mystical Experience

Posted on 07. Feb, 2019 in Achievement, Meditation, Poetry, Technology, Vatican

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 […]

Care with Reproductive Technology

Posted on 28. Jan, 2016 in Church Teachings, Humane Vitae, Technology

Last year the Children and Family Relationships Act, allowed for the creation of children through the eggs or sperm of third parties, i.e., ‘donors’, but the resultant child has no right to know his or her natural parent or parents until they are 18. The Iona Institute, a Christian Think Tank, is calling this an […]

48th World Day of Communication

Posted on 29. May, 2014 in Church Teachings, Technology

Sunday June 1st is the 48th World Day of Communication. The message for this year’s World Day of Communication from Pope Francis is “Communication at the Service of an Authentic Culture of Encounter.” In his message Pope Francis talks about the benefits and challenges of new Media. Here is an extract from Archbishop Eamon Martin […]

Sacred Space November Site

Posted on 31. Oct, 2007 in Church Teachings, Faith and Justice, Spirituality, Technology

November is a month when we get a sense of the encroaching darkness and death in the natural world.  It is also a time traditionally when we pray for the dead.  And in this age of technology, prayer comes in the form of a website.  Miriam Gormally met Piaras Jackson who works with the Jesuit […]