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Movies that matter

The Jesuit Communication Centre has organised a number of public events this month for Richard Leonard SJ, lecturer in cinema and theology. Richard’s recent book, Movies that Matter: reading film through the lens of faith, will be launched by Peter Sheridan on Wednesday 20 February at the Uí Chadhain Theatre in the Arts Building, Trinity College, at 7.30pm. On Tuesday ...

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Crescent past pupil ordained

The ordination of a past pupil of the Crescent, Limerick, took place last week at Quarr Abbey on the Isle of Wight. Brian Kelly OSB, a Benedictine monk who graduated from the Crescent in 1976, was ordained by George Cardinal Pell, Cardinal Archbishop of Sydney, Australia. The occasion was noted by The Tablet, mainly on account of Cardinal Pell’s homily, ...

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Clongowes students become teachers

12 students from Clongowes will be visiting JRS on Thursday 7 February. These 12 students have completed Teaching English as a Foreign Language accreditation. They will be participating in a workshop at JRS on Asylum Seekers and Refugees in Ireland. They will then observe Belvedere students tutoring asylum seekers and refugees in TEFL, as they do each Thursday morning. The ...

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Housing Minister visits JCFJ

On Wednesday 30 January Mr Batt O’Keeffe TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Housing at the Department of the Environment, visited the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice. Accompanied by officials from his department, the Minister met with Margaret Burns, Eoin Carroll, Peter McVerry SJ and Tony O’Riordan SJ. The Minister also met with some young people who are ...

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GC35 looks at youth ministry

For what seems to be the first time in the history of Jesuit General Congregations, apostolic activities for youth was the subject of discussion at the plenary sessions on 1-2 February. According to a report from the Press Office in Rome, the Congregation had been asked to focus on “the importance of youth in our faith and justice mission, to ...

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Slow down this Lent!

Manresa is holding a series of evenings of reflection this Lent, starting on Tuesday 5 February, from 7.30pm to 9.00pm. It’s about “Making time for God” during the busy weeks of the Lenten season and “Exploring God’s loving presence”. The series continues every Tuesday until the Tuesday of Holy Week (March 18), and it will be directed by Ciary Quirke ...

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Tertians take to the road

The European Tertainship based at Manresa is on the move, with many of the tertians on placement in different centres in Ireland and abroad. Three of the group are involved in the Jesuit Congregation in Rome. Tertianmaster Jan Van De Pol is the delegate of his province (The Netherlands) to GC35 in Rome. Dominic Robinson of the British Province is ...

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Bob McGoran Centre opens in Galway

Colaiste Iognaid’s new Bob McGoran Centre for special needs students with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) was officially launched recently. Dedicated to Bob McGoran SJ, a former headmaster who took a great interest in helping people with special needs, the new centre opened with two students. It is staffed by one full-time and one part-time teacher from the college and two ...

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