2007

Beyond appearances: Realities of Irish Life

“A determination not to be deceived by appearances is essential for understanding contemporary Ireland”, according to editor Fergus O’Donoghue SJ writing in the Winter issue of the Irish Jesuit journal Studies, just published.

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Jesuit Refugee Service launches journalist competition

The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) Europe is launching a competition for student journalists, giving them a remarkable opportunity to highlight the challenges facing refugees and asylum seekers trying to access asylum in Europe.

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Papal Nuncio Marks Arrupe Centenary


The Papal Nuncio is the principal celebrant at a special Mass in St Francis Xavier Church Gardiner St. Dublin,  to mark the centenary of the birth of the much-loved Jesuit Superior General, Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ.

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‘Take Cabinet on weekend retreat’ says Mc Verry

Bishop Willie Walshe will launch the book ‘Catholic Social Teaching In Action’ and in its foreword, Peter Mc Verry SJ says ‘the Taoiseach could do worse than bring the Cabinet on retreat to reflect on what John XXIII said about the economic prosperity of a nation.

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Jesuits mark World Poverty Day

‘ATD Fourth World’, and other non-government organisations including Jesuits, will hold a joint commemoration to mark UN Eradication of Poverty Day, on Wednesday, Oct. 17th, 11.30am-1pm, at the Famine Memorial, Custom House Quay, Dublin.

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Jesuit historian on Learning Lessons of past

Church of Ireland Archbishop Alan Harper and Catholic Archbishop Sean Brady, jointly launched Brian MacCuarta SJ’s book, Catholic Revival in the North of Ireland 1603-41 (Four Courts Press, 2007), in the O’Fiaich Library, Armagh, on Saturday 17 November 2007.

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Jesuit’s new book on Democracy and public happiness

Democracy and Public Happiness is the name and theme of a new book by Edmond Grace SJ, launched by Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Eamon Ryan on Thursday, June 28th, 2007 at 6pm in the Rotunda Hall, City Hall, Dame St., Dublin 2.

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