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Yes or No?

The Jesuit Centre of Spirituality and Culture in Galway is organizing a workshop aimed at helping people in their decision making regarding the upcoming referendum on same-sex marriage on 22 May.

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Royal toast for John Sullivan SJ

Church of Ireland Archbishop Michael Jackson has praised the life and legacy of Fr John Sullivan SJ in a recent address at his alma mater, Portora Royal School, Enniskillen.

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‘From Easter Week to Flanders Field’

John Delaney SJ walked the streets of Dublin during Easter Week 1916 and served as a chaplain in WWI. His story is told in Jesuit historian Thomas Morrissey's latest book.

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‘Passion and Persuasion’

Dr Audrey Nicholls, art curator, takes Pat Coyle on a tour of 'Passion and Persuasion', an exhibition of Jesuit-inspired paintings in the National Gallery of Ireland. The exhibition has been attracting considerable crowds.

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“My brother” – his killer

"My brother": the last two words of Fr Frans van der Lugt SJ, spoken to his killer who shot him twice at point-blank range. Irish Jesuit Missions Office have made a moving video to commemorate this courageous Jesuit.

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Jesuits and the Arts

"The Society of Jesus was probably the most prolific patron of the arts in the Baroque era". This was the bold claim made by renowned historian John O'Malley SJ during his illustrated talk on 'The Jesuits and the Arts in the Tridentine Era'.

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In the shadow of the Pope

Gerry Whelan SJ paid a flying visit from Rome to his Alma Mater, Gonzaga College. He was interviewed there by RTE's Caroline Murphy about his life and work, particularly during the first two years of Pope Francis.

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‘Dying for a Drink’

"Legislation is more effective that education in tackling alcohol abuse," Professor Frank Murray told members of the Pioneer Association in his talk entitled 'Dying for a Drink', delivered at their conference in All Hallows College, Dublin.

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Georgetown salutes Fr Heelan

PAT COYLE :: Fr Patrick Heelan SJ's death has been well noted by Georgetown University, Washington, where he spent so many years and did so much good work as academic and as administrator. Read the letter of President, Dr. John J. DeGioia.

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Deep sharing in Moyross

Brendan McManus SJ spoke to a group of over fifty people in Moyross, Limerick, on the subject of suicide bereavement, on 7 February. His talk was based on his own story of how he dealt with his brother’s death.

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