Home > Tag Archives: 20080415

Tag Archives: 20080415

Summer school covers Ignatian spirituality

The middle week of the summer school run by the Milltown Institute this June includes the option of studying Ignatian spirituality. On each week of the course, the participants may choose between two options, and on the second week these are ‘Ignatian spirituality’ and ‘Issues in fundamental moral theology’. The overall title of the summer school is ‘Beginnings, journeys, endings’, ...

Read More »

President and Archbishop commend Jesuits and colleagues

President Mary McAleese gave a challenging and encouraging address to almost three hundred Jesuits and their colleagues at the Irish Jesuit Province Assembly on Saturday April 12, 2008 where she said, “We have reached a type of zero-hour, a moment when our next steps can radically alter the trajectory of our history”. Speaking to the conference theme “Called to the ...

Read More »

Francis Xavier’s head

Work is currently underway to renovate the statues on the roof of Gardiner St Church, particularly to solve the problem of the headless St Francis Xavier! Donal Neary SJ, the Parish Priest, commented that only two people during the last four years have noticed this rather strange looking statue. The shaky hand of the Sacred Heart will also be repaired, ...

Read More »

Training Galway’s new spiritual directors

Eileen Houlihan from Milltown Institute visited the Diploma in Spiritual Direction course running in Galway last weekend 12-13 April. In her capacity as external examiner, she met the Manresa organising team of Angela Higgins IBVM, John Humphreys SJ and Brendan Comerford SJ. She also met the 13 canditates, taking time to examine their verbatims, reflections and book reviews. The two-year ...

Read More »

Changing the inner programming

Dick McHugh SJ and Myles O’Reilly SJ are giving a number of courses on Gestalt and Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) in Milltown during June and July 2008. Dick, who has worked and lived in India since 1951, along with Tony DeMello SJ, developed NLP to help people with their psychological and spiritual development. Dick has been giving this course in Milltown ...

Read More »

Taizé visit to Dublin

Evening Prayer for young people with Brother Alois and other members of the community in St Mary's Pro-Cathedral, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1 at 8pm on Friday 25 April

Read More »

Supporting immigrants in Drumcree

Portadown’s Drumcree Community Trust, chaired by Michael Bingham SJ, has employed two part-time, bi-lingual support workers to work with the children of immigrant families in the area. The two, one Polish and the other Portuguese, are assisting primary school children with their homework and with integration into the Community Centre activities. The language assistants are currently on a 6 month ...

Read More »

In the footsteps of St Columba

The parish of St Columba on Iona Road is holding a three-night parish mission from Tuesday 15 to Thursday 17 April. It begins on Tuesday at 7.30pm with Donal Neary SJ on ‘A Parish with a Future’. Fr Eamonn Bourke leads prayer for vocations on the second night, and Abbot Christopher Dillon of Glenstal Abbey speaks on the last night ...

Read More »