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Beauty. Goodness. Truth. An Introduction to the life and works of Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905 – 1988) Part 1

Hans Urs von Balthasar, a Swiss Catholic priest, theologian and prolific writer, is today considered one of the leading theologians of the twentieth century.  In this half-hour video Fr. Dermot introduces his life, the persons who influenced him and the core themes of his major writings.

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Beauty. Goodness. Truth. An Introduction to the life and works of Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905 – 1988) Part 2

Beauty. Goodness. Truth.  An Introduction to the life and works of Hans Urs von Balthasar (1905 – 1988)  Part 2 by Dermot Mansfield SJ In this video Fr. Dermot groups his thoughts around  the three Platonic transcendentals, which were very important to von Balthasar: ‘the Beautiful’, ‘the Good’  and ‘the True’, offering a window on…

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Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education (MDCCE)

Dr Gareth Byrne explains the work of the MDCCE and outlines some of their research work on catholic education and adult faith formation.

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Where best to build the National Children’s Hospital

Dr Jimmy Sheehan gives us his take on the very troubled plan for the National Children’s Hospital at the St James site and argues the merits of an alternative site.

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