Fr. Raymond G. Helmick, S.J.

Esteemed Theologian, Educator and Peacemaker . . .

Negotiating Outside the Law: Why Camp David Failed (London, Pluto Press, 2004, distributed in the United States by University of Michigan Press).

​Helmick, Raymond G., S.J. "The Crisis of Confidence in the Catholic Church" London, UK: Bloomsbury T & T Clark, 2014.

​ISBN: 978-0-5674-6425-5

Helmick, Raymond G., S.J. and Ricahrd Hauser: A Social Option, 1975

Petersen, Rodney Lawrence., Marian Gh. Simion, and Jesse Jackson. Overcoming Violence: Religion, Conflict and Peacebuilding. Newton Centre, MA: Boston Theological Institute, 2010.

ISBN: 978-0-9843796-2-0

Note: This volume is dedicated to Fr. Raymond Helmick, S.J.

Gerard Mannion, Ed., The Vision of Pope Paul II: Assessing His Thought and Action, Helmick Chapter, “John Paul II and Ecumenism” (Michael Glazier, publisher, 2008).

​ISBN: 978-0-8146-5309-8

Fr.Helmick's chapter, “Does Religion Help or Fuel in Conflicts,” was delivered as talk at the Templeton Foundation conference, Kennedy School, Harvard University.

Fr. Helmick' contributed the following Chapters:

2: What is Church Responsibility to do about Conflict?

7: The Moral Imagination

9: The Roxbury Mosque

26: Religion and Conflict as Global Concern

46: When Diplomacy Fails: Track II Visit to the Middle East

Forgiveness and Reconciliation: Religious Contributions to Conflict Resolution,” December, 1999.

Helmick, Raymond G., S.J. and Raymond Eddé. La Question Libanaise Selon Raymond Eddé: Expliquée Aux Américains. Paris: Cariscript, 1990

ISBN 2-87601-201-4

Prominent theologians, mostly from the faculty at Boston College and its School of Theology, contributed essays to this collection on reconciliation.  Fr. Helmick's essay is “What is Forgiveness?”​​

This book was circulated in advance to the then eight Cardinal members of the Commission appointed by Pope Francis to assist in the reform of the Church, and acknowledged as helpful by four of the members.​

Through a Lens Darkly 2010: Films of Genocide, Ethnic Cleansing and Atrocities (Peter Lang, Publisher, 2013).

ISBN: 978-14541-9834-5

Living Catholic Faith in a Contentious Age, Continuum, 2010.


Rodney S. Petersen et al., Eds., Sabbath, Sunday and the Weekend, Helmick chapter “A Sacramental People: Catholic Experience of Sunday Worship” (Grand Rapids, MI, Eerdmans, 2010).

ISBN: 978-0-8028-6583-0

Kane, Thomas A. Healing God's People: Theological and Pastoral Approaches: A Reconciliation Reader. New York: Paulist, 2013.

​ISBN: 978-15876-8230-8

Fear Not: Biblical Calls for Faith (Cambridge, MA, Institute for Peace Studies in Eastern Christianity – IPSEC, Boston Theological Institute – BTI, 2014).

ISBN: 978-0-9843796-3-7