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An Inter-Institutional Centre for Spirituality and Social Transformation has been launched in Waterford Institute of Technology, through the participation (pictured here) of Michael O’Sullivan SJ (Milltown Institute), Sister Bernadette Flanagan (All Hallows) and Michael Howlett (Waterford IT). The current Irish Catholic reports how ChurchServices.tv, part of CatholicIreland.net, is broadcasting Masses live to a growing audience, including some beleaguered Christians in ...

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Jesuit has last word on Ahern’s departure

Outgoing Taoiseach Bertie Ahern concluded his final Dáil session with a quote from the Jesuit writer, Fr John Sullivan. Mr Ahern urged that life be taken “in instalments” and that each day be a new beginning: “Let the past go. Now let me do whatever I have the power to do.” Mr Ahern has been a regular attendee at services ...

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Use of’Roman’ Catholic title criticised – Irish Times

Describing Paul Andrews’ reflection on ‘Roman Catholic’ as ‘criticism’ Patsy McGarry synopsises Paul’s <a href=”http://jesuit.ie/blog/serendipity/exit.php?url=aHR0cDovL25ld3NsZXR0ZXIuamVzdWl0LmllL2VfYXJ0aWNsZTAwMDc2NDY0NS5jZm0/eD1iOThGS0pILGIzMDVuVG5xLHc=&amp;entry_id=142″ title=”http://newsletter.jesuit.ie/e_article000764645.cfm?x=b98FKJH,b305nTnq,w” onmouseover=”window.status=’http://newsletter.jesuit.ie/e_article000764645.cfm?x=b98FKJH,b305nTnq,w’;return true;” onmouseout=”window.status=”;return true;” >AMDG article</a>. Page 5. 290 words.

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Trocaire Lenten lecture in Belfast – Irish News

Michael Kelly’s delivery of the Trocaire Lenten lectureis is anticipated,<br /> <blockquote>”Without a frontal attack on the injustice of gender inequality – in Church, state, and every walk of life – the dominance of the epidemic will continue.”</blockquote>

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Showbiz Gossip – Belfast Telegraph

Maureen Coleman writes that Liam Neeson is to play the part of Saint Francis Xavier <br /> <blockquote>Ballymena-born actor Liam Neeson has gone all religious in his latest television movie. The star of Kinsey and Schindler’s List is starring in a documentary-style fflm on the life of Xavier, the famed 16th century Jesuit missionary.</blockquote>

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Heavenly place to work – Irish Daily Mail

Helen Bruce writes,<br /> <blockquote>The Baron Palles presided over a meeting in his house which resulted in the formation of the influential Clongowes Union, associated with the leading Jesuit school. But he is not the only famous figure linked with the five-storey building, which stands in a high-profile position at the junction of Fitzwilliam Place and Leeson Street, just a ...

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Church Celebrations – Bray People

Writing of the Novena of Grace, <br /> <blockquote>The Novena will be conducted by Fr. Noel Barber S.J., who rediscovered the painting ‘The Taking of Christ’ by Caravaggio.</blockquote>

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