SpIRE Spirituality Institute

Podcasts with Michael O’Sullivan

All podcasts are available on Jesuit.ie and Soundcloud.com

The Turn to Spirituality

Michael giving a public lecture on The Turn to Spirituality
All Hallows College, Dublin, October 2010


MA in Applied Spirituality (2012)

Michael O’Sullivan SJ was the Director of a DCU Masters programme in Applied Spirituality at All Hallows College, Dublin. He talks to Pat Coyle of the Jesuit Communication Centre about the students and the topics they’ve chosen, in this relatively new and popular discipline.


What Spiritual Capital means (2013)


Reflections on Pope Francis (2013)

Michael worked in El Salvador and Pinochet’s Chile. He talks about the moral dilemmas he faced, the importance of liberation theology and his friendship with Sr Pat Farrell, former head of the Leadership Conference of Women Religious (LWCR). And all in the context of the papacy of Pope Francis.


How Roman Catholic Theology Can Transform Male Violence against Women (2011)

Michael O’Sullivan SJ’s book ‘How Roman Catholic Theology Can Transform Male Violence against Women’ is a theological analysis of male violence against women ‘which brings a new and unique perspective to bear on the discussion about the sexist substrata of the Christian tradition. It treads where few male theologians have previously gone.’ (Professor Linda Hogan, TCD)


On Pope Francis (2014)

Interview with Jesuit Communications Centre about Michael’s paper ‘On Pope Francis’ at the University of St. Andrews, Scotland in April 2014

The Bible and gender violence

Radio Interviews with Michael O’Sullivan

Spiritual Capital by Dr. Michael O’Sullivan SJ – YouTube

Additional Media

In this interview for 3R Productions with Pat Coyle on June 20, 2006 Michael O’Sullivan looks back over his days as a Jesuit priest in Pinochet’s Chile and expresses his delight at the then recent election of Michelle Bachelet to the Chilean presidency.
Ms Bachelet was the first woman President of Chile. Having served as President from 2006-10, she was subsequently re-elected President of Chile in 2014.