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JRS intercultural calendar 2016

The 2016 JRS Ireland Intercultural & Interfaith Calendar is now on sale. It is an important resource for teachers and anyone wishing to celebrate or raise awareness of diversity in Ireland.

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Assessing the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement has been hailed as a huge step forward in caring for the earth. Catherine Devitt, environmental justice officer with the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, casts a cold eye on it.

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The big sleep-out

Belvedere students are gearing up for their annual Sleep-Out and Fast to raise money to tackle homelessness. They'll be on Dublin's city centre streets from Tuesday 22 Dec until Christmas eve.

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New Child Safeguarding Manager

Saoirse Fox has been appointed Child Safeguarding Manager and Designated Liaison Person with the Jesuits in Ireland.

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Liam Lawton in fine voice

The ever popular religious singer songwriter Fr Liam Lawton drew a large crowd for his recent concert in the Jesuit church of St Ignatius in Galway. The event was co-hosted by Messenger Publications and the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality and Culture, Galway.

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Looking back, looking forward

The homelessness crisis here and the migrant crisis in Europe – two of the issues Tom Layden SJ, Irish Jesuit Provincial, addresses in a review of the year with Pat Coyle.

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Reflections on Luke

Donal Neary SJ's latest book is Gospel Reflections on Luke, the evangelist whose gospel is now being read at mass this new Church year.

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Studies on the Jesuits and the Arts

This winter's Studies is a special issue dedicated to the Jesuits and the arts, including essays relating to last year's commemorative exhibition in the National Gallery.

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‘Make Ireland safe haven for migrants’ says JRS

JRS Ireland has called on the Irish Government to intensify efforts to bring 4,000 persons in need of protection to Ireland and make the country a safe haven for migrants.

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Two great tasks of our time

Jesuits and colleagues ask how they can respond more effectively to the challenges of global justice issues.

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