2008

Jesuit Journal looks at the future of Education in Ireland

‘Educating Ourselves’ is the theme of the latest edition of the Jesuit periodical Studies, just published this Summer 2008 including an article by educationalist David Tuohy SJ entitled 'Catholic Schools: Schools for Catholics?

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Jesuit Publication Looks at the Family today

‘The Family Today’ is the theme of the spring edition of the Jesuit periodical Studies, just published this March 2008 including articles on:
'Children’s Rights' by Urusla Kilkelly,' Modern Families' by Breda O Brien and 'Cohabitiation' by Anastasia de Waal.

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Irish Culture dissected in Jesuit Periodical

'Culture and Society' is the theme of the Irish Jesuit quarterly Studies published this June the eighth. Social and Cultural issues are examined in the light of Christian values, with contributions on ‘Youth Culture’ ‘Fathers and Family Policy, the Media and Religion...

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Slí Eíle marks Mission Sunday

Sli Eile, The Jesuit Centre for Young Adults, will take part in a major celebration on Mission Sunday, Oct 19 2008, in St Peter’s Church, Phibsboro at 6.30pm. The organisation will be showcasing their young people’s involvement in the Church’s overseas Mission...

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‘Another Way’ for Galway’s Youth

Slí Eile, the Jesuit Centre for Young Adults will officially launch their Galway outreach on Thursday 27th November 2008 at 7.00pm in the Jesuit Centre for Spirituality, 6 Ely Place, Sea Road and all are welcome.

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‘Ignatian Humanism’ lecture in Jesuit Centre Galway

A leading US theologian who studied under Hans Kung and Cardinal Ratzinger (Pope Benedict XVI) will give a lecture on Transforming Education: The Ignatian Vision for the 21st Century in Croí Nua, Rosary Lane, Taylor’s Hill, Galway on Wednesday May 28  2008 at 8pm.

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President Addresses Jesuit Assembly

President Mary Mc Aleese will address the Irish Jesuit Province Assembly on Saturday April 12, 2008 at 10.00am. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will preside at the closing Mass at 4.30 pm, in the Irish Management Institute (IMI) in Dundrum, Dublin 16.

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Irish Cardinals Welcome Jesuits’ New Father General

Cardinal Sean Brady and Cardinal Desmond Connell are among the many people giving a warm welcome to Fr Adolfo Nicolás SJ, the new Father General of the world-wide Jesuit Order. Fr Nicolás was elected this morning, Saturday 19 January 2008...

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One Hundred Thousand Messengers

The Irish Jesuits are giving away over one hundred thousand copies of The Messenger magazine this Sunday Nov 30th, 2008. It's Irelands biggest selling magazine with a circulation of over 100,000 and its Editor John Looby SJ receives almost one thousand letters a week.

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Jesuit Centre Calls for End to Detention of Asylum Seekers

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice ( JCFJ) today called for an end to detention of asylum seekers entering Ireland and for reform of the 1996 Refugee Act. They also called for greater transparency and more  information on the reasons for detention and the number of asylum seekers detained.

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