Talks

IEC2012 – Peter Sutherland

In his talk at IEC2012, Peter Sutherland, UN Special Representative for Migration and Development, spoke about how the Christian concept of koinonia or communion and immigration.

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IEC2012 – Christian witness from the Gulag

Fr Michael Shields is a native born Alaskan priest ordained 32 years ago for the Archdiocese of Anchorage, Alaska and now in the Diocese of St Joseph, Far East Siberia, Russia.

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IEC2012 – Liam Lawton concert

Watch one of the concerts that Fr Liam Lawton gave at IEC2012, drawing on his 20 years of composing sacred music.

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IEC2012 – Prof Desmond O’Neill

Professor Desmond O’Neill is a consultant physician in geriatric and stroke medicine. On Friday 15th June at IEC2012 he delivered a talk under the title ‘The Communion of the Sick and Dying’.

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IEC2012 – Rev Nicky Gumbel

Rev Nicky Gumbel (CoE) is the pioneer of the Alpha course, a 15-session introduction to the Christian faith, which over 18 million people have completed worldwide.

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IEC2012 – Seán O Dúinn OSB

The title of the talk by Father Seán O Dúinn OSB, a Benedictine monk in Glenstal Abbey, was Ancient Celtic Spiritual Heritage.

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IEC2012 – Kevin Egan on Remaining a Catholic

Fr Kevin Egan addressed the struggle to claim Catholic identity at a time when the credibility of the church has been damaged by scandals.

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IEC2012 – John Bruton

Former Taoiseach John Bruton discusses the Christian Tradition in European Democracy and how Christian and Democratic traditions are not in opposition.

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IEC2012 – Trócaire workshop

The Trócaire workshop at IEC2012 featured inputs from Trócaire partners and a reflection from Cardinal Oscar Rodriguez Maradiaga President of Caritas Internationalis.

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IEC2012 – Dr Susan Timoney and Fr Paul Fletcher SJ

This workshop explores the connection between evangelisation and silence or stillness – which is a profound message for both the deaf and hearing community.

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IEC2012 – Robert Enright on Learning Forgiveness

Professor Robert Enright shares a pathway to forgiveness that can help reduce anger and sadness and increase happiness despite injustices suffered in this world.

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IEC 2012 – Timothy Radcliffe OP

The title for the talk at IEC 2012 by Timothy Radcliffe OP was Spirituality for Today, Suffering and Healing. Full version.

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IEC2012 – Timothy O’Donnell

An examination of the role of the priest as leader of the Christian community in the light of Church teaching under the title Priests after his Heart.

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IEC2012 – Cardinal Vingt-Trois

Cardinal André Vingt-Trois, the Archbishop of Paris delivered an address in French entitled the Formation of Candidates for the Priesthood.

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IEC2012 – Chris Monaghan on Conscreated Life

Fr Chris Monaghan from the Passionist Congregation gave a talk on Consecrated Life – Life joyfully shared.

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IEC2012 – Sr Briege McKenna OSC and Fr Kevin Scallon

‘Caring for our Priests’ was the title of the workshop conducted by Sr Briege McKenna OSC and Fr Kevin Scallon CM at IEC2012.

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IEC2012 – Sr Gill Goulding CJ

Sr Gill Goulding from the Univeristy of Toronto addresses the topic – Credible Communion – the witness of Religious Life. (only audio working on PC version – fix coming soon).

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IEC2012 – Archbishop Robert LeGall OSB

Archbishop Robert LeGall, Archbishop of Toulouse, delivered a talk in French at IEC2012 on the use of signs, symbols, gestures and song in our catholic life, especially the liturgy.

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IEC2012 – Don Devaney

Mr Devaney invites you to a Eucharistic healing hour with an introduction to the healing power of the Eucharist and how it played such a significant part in the life of St Faustina.

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IEC2012 – John Waters

In his talk John Waters spoke about his journey of discovery concerning religion as a primal force in the structure of humanity and his efforts to re-establish a truly reasonable relationship with reality against the cultural reductions of our time.

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IEC2012 – David Quinn on the changing Irish family

At IEC2012 David Quinn, journalist and director of the Iona Institute addressed the question ‘The changing Irish Family – for better or worse?’

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IEC2012 – Julie Kavanagh

In her talk titled ‘Liturgy that breathes: Bringing our Shared Prayer to Life’ , Julie Kavanagh named and unpacked the foundational principles of ritual and liturgy.

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IEC2012 – Strengthening Marriage and Family Life

John Quinn, author of Letters to Olive,shares personally on his experiences of love, marriage and God.

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IEC2012 – Ger Gallagher

Gerard Gallagher examined where is the Young Church today by looking at some new thinking about the young adult Church and the challenges of maintaining a young Church.

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