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Talking movies

Richard Leonard SJ was interviewed by Dave Fanning (standing in for Ryan Tubridy) on RTE radio on Tuesday. He was asked about how he squares his work as a Jesuit with all his work on cinema and about both his attitude and that of the Church to on-screen sex and violence. Richard’s recent book, Movies that Matter: reading film through the ...

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Keeping people posted

The GC35 section of SJWeb.info, the website of the Jesuit Press Office in Rome, draws attention in a recent post to the defining nature of its own role in Jesuit history. In an article entitled ‘A “Global” General Congregation’, it comments that “new technology is revolutionizing the way we transmit information, also in the Society of Jesus”. “We no longer ...

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Time-out for legal people

Manresa are holding a day of reflection for people in the legal profession. The Jesuit Centre of Spirituality in Clontarf, Dublin, extends an open invitation to legal practitioners to attend the Centre on Saturday 29 March, 2008 from 10.00am to 5.00pm. The reflection on one’s life journey will be guided by Fr Brendan Comerford SJ and Sr Avril O’Regan RLR. ...

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Retreating to Clongowes

Slí Eile is holding a retreat in Clongowes Wood this Easter. It will run from Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 March. It is for young adults between the ages of 18 and 35, and will cost €100 for the waged and €85 for the unwaged. Application forms are now available from Patricia O’Connor, Programme Coordinator at Slí Eile. Call her ...

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Death of Walter Burghardt SJ

Fr Walter Burghardt SJ, one of the most distinguished Catholic preachers of the 20th century, has died, aged 95, in the provincial infirmary on the campus of St Joseph’s University in Philadelphia. Fr Burghardt was a Senior Fellow at the Woodstock Theological Institute in Washington, D.C. and Professor Emeritus at the Catholic University of America. His articles appeared in many ...

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A Jesuit Off-Broadway

Currach Books (a division of Columba Press) has announced that it is now distributing in Ireland the latest book of James Martin SJ, A Jesuit Off-Broadway. James Martin is author of other books such as My Life with the Saints and Searching for God at Ground Zero. In his recent work, Martin recounts his six months as theological consultant for ...

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Pilgrims on the Aran Islands

Debbie Moore of Slí Eile and Conall Ó Cuinn SJ, Jesuit Vocations Director, are leading a group of young adults on their first pilgrimage this Easter. The venue will be the Aran Islands, and they will be there for the Easter celebrations. Charlie Davy and John Humphreys SJ, of the Galway Centre of Spirituality, will be lending a hand too. ...

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