Adrian Lyons is a Jesuit priest. He studied theology at the United Faculty of Theology in Melbourne and ministered as a university chaplain in Adelaide, and in adult faith education in Perth. He undertook writing assignments with Jesuit Refugee Service, administrative roles with the Jesuits, a period as a country parish priest, research regarding belief and unbelief, and six years directing an international tertianship program to prepare brother Jesuits for final vows. Now semi-retired, he maintains pastoral contacts and enjoys writing reflectively. His latest title is The First Thing To Do is Live (David Lovell, 2013).).