Tom McGuinness SJ

An icon belonging to the Jesuits in Britain has inspired a new book published this week called ‘Well of Living Water: Jesus and the Samaritan Woman’ by Magdalen Lawler, a Sister of Notre Dame who trained at the famous Jesuit spirituality centre, St Beuno’s.Sister Magdalen has used the icon as the inspiration for retreats and conferences of her own over the years. Now her research and thoughts about this magnificent art work can be read by all in her beautifully illustrated book,...
Sieger Köder (1925-2015), Creative Commons
Fr Tom McGuinness SJ, who is currently a Team Member at the Manresa Jesuit Spirituality Centre in Dollymount, Dublin, will be leading a five-day retreat in Malta next year with Sr Magdalen Lawler SND. Their retreat at the Mount St Joseph Spirituality Centre will draw on some of the beautiful and challenging paintings by the priest and artist Sieger Köder.Fr Tom – a Jesuit of the British Province – has been Director of both St Beuno’s in North Wales and the Ignatian...
An Evening of Prayer for AdventwithMagdalen Lawler SND and Tom McGuinness SJThis Evening in the first week of Advent will be an opportunity to prepare for Christmas in a prayerful setting. There will be reflective images of Advent Icons for prayer, with scripture and poetry. The evening will include some time to share and times of quiet. 
A quiet day of prayer at the start of Advent with reflection and space for prayer using images from art, poetry and music.  There will be space for personal quiet time and opportunity to share ideas with others.We hope this day will help us all to enter into the mystery of Advent in an unhurried and peaceful way.Magdalen Lawlor and Tom McGuinness SJ are well-known to many who have attended previous Advent or Lent Days of Prayer.  They look forward to renewing friendships and sharing...