- On 13th October the Coláiste Iognáid Debating Society, joined by students from Scoil Ursa, debated whether Religion should be taken out of the school curriculum. The motion that Religion should be removed was passed!
- Tom Leyden SJ, who works quietly in Belfast for the last eleven years with an ever-widening circle of other Christians, has found a large audience (300+) for a series of extra-mural lectures he has given in QUB: on Blaise Pascal, on Saint Augustine, and this year on the history of Judaism, and on the phenomenon of anti-Semitism.
- Congratulations to Eugene Quinn, director of JRS, and his wife Val, who on 16 October became the parents of a baby boy.
- Fr Dermot Murray has moved temporarily to Clongowes to care for the People’s Church, while Ronan Geary is in Cherryfield recovering from sickness.
FR PROVINCIAL’S DIARY
20-21 October: European Provincials meet in Malta
22-30 October: On holidays
31 October: Meeting in Rome
Fr Noel Barber is Acting Provincial until 31 October