Sanctuary & Sustentance

For three days in July 2013, a 12-minute video depicting the lives and struggles of refugees was projected on the fa├žade of the church of the Gesu in Rome. It is the mother church of the Jesuits and a place which has traditionally opened its doors to asylum seekers, in continuation with the ancient...

Tools for Theological Reflection

Everyone is capable of doing theology! Reflecting theologically on issues and situations is an important part of our planning for a Christian action response. This resource, Tools for Theological Reflection offers some simple tools for theological reflection that don’t require any specialized knowledge – they are intended to assist parish, school or social justice...

The Pastoral Spiral – An Ignatian Approach to Action

This presentation introduces the Pastoral Spiral. It is a flexible framework for action that has been used to guide pastoral work, present academic courses, and for planning social action. It is inspired by and embodies the dynamics of the Spiritual Exercises of St Ignatius of Loyola.