Tag Archive: Tony Bates

My Christmas Wish for You


Earlier this week the annual celebration of  the winter solstice took place here in Ireland at Newgrange in Co Meath. Newgrange is famed for the illumination of its passage and chamber by the Winter Solstice sun. Above… Continue reading

Lessons from the past


“We need to remember what we have learned in the past to engage with the present”, wrote Tony Bates  in Mind Moves in the Irish Times yesterday. “Every experience has taught us something”… Continue reading

Spiritual care conference


I have just returned from a wonderful two days in Killarney, attending the first international conference Compassion and Presence: Spiritual Care for the Living and Dying. The conference  featured outstanding talks from some of the most… Continue reading