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  • mungret_01.jpgIt is 35 years since Mungret closed. On 16 May some sixty alumni gathered for a reunion dinner with five Jesuits who had worked in the college as boys or men. After Mass in Gonzaga the following m0rning they lingered for over an hour, exchanging memories in a remarkable show of gratitude  and affection.
  • A Jesuit priest features in Dermot Bolger’s play: The Consequences of Lightning. Come to the benefit performance in aid of Sli Eile on Friday, 22 May at the Axis theatre. Details from Sean Meehan at 01-8625345.
  • David Gaffney SJ, who writes regularly in papers all over the country, sees an emerging pattern of “alternative safari” in the use of the Transition Year for students to get a sharp taste of Africa by working on building or other projects for a spell. Zambia in particular, with its relatively stable government and its link with Irish Jesuits, has attracted numbers of Irish boys and girls.

FR PROVINCIAL’S DIARY

22-23 May: Province Consult

24-29 May: JRS Regional Meeting in Rome