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Tag Archives: 20081021

Richard Leonard returns

Richard Leonard SJ, who was in Ireland last year for a launch of his book about faith and movies, is returning for a seminar on addiction in Manresa on Saturday 1 November. He is due to speak about the internet and addiction, and is expected to feature on the Pat Kenny show on Bank Holiday Monday to address the same ...

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Making headway with JRS in Limerick

In his first weeks in the Jesuit Refugee Service in Limerick, Rory Halpin SJ has been working with JRS Director Eugene Quinn to identify the needs of asylum seekers, refugees and migrants in and around the Limerick area. Their initial work will entail pastoral outreach to three of the five Direct Provision Centres (Foynes, Clyde House, and Knockalisheen), focusing on ...

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The big move

Last night, Monday 20 October, the Cherryfielders slept for the first time in their new building. Furniture had been moved across all day, and the first Mass was celebrated this morning, although not in the Chapel, which is still in preparation. The formal blessing and house-warming is planned for 8 December.

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Arriving in Goma

Gerry Clarke SJ has begun to take up his new duties, working for the Jesuit Refugee Centre in Goma, in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. His journey to Goma appears to have been smooth and enthralling. In a recent missive, he describes the last stage – coming suddenly upon the majestic volcanoes near the shores of the beautiful ...

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Socius and Acting Provincial

John Dunne SJ is out of hospital, but starting fortnightly chemotherapy as AMDG Express goes out. In spite of this he is returning to his office as Socius (with the part-time assistance of Liam O’Connell SJ), and acting Provincial until 23 October, while the Provincial, John Dardis SJ, is at a conference of European Provincials. Fr General Nicholas slipped away ...

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Slí Eile seeks volunteers

Slí Eile, The Jesuit Centre for Young Adults, took part in a major celebration on Mission Sunday, Oct 19 2008, in St Peter’s Church, Phibsboro (pictured). They showcased their young people’s involvement in the Church’s overseas Mission and invited young adults to join them in that work. Slí Eile is currently looking for young adults to volunteer to work in ...

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National colleges in Rome

On 16 October Michael Paul Gallagher SJ spoke to a distinguished audience in the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, on the contemporary role of national colleges in Rome. He was speaking at the launch of a new publication about the college, The Irish College, Rome, and its World, edited by Dr Dáire Keogh and Fr Albert McDonnell (published by Four Courts ...

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Knights in the West

Kevin Laheen recently attended the Western Region Assembly of the Knights of the Holy Sepulchre of Jerusalem at Cong. Many of the group had recently returned from the Holy Land and Kevin addressed them on the theme, “Visitor to the Holy Land – Pilgrim or Tourist?” He concelebrated Mass with Dr Michael Neary, Archbishop of Tuam, to whom he later ...

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Short Notices

Jesuit-related video clips are being compiled by the Jesuit Communication Centre and featured on Jesuit.ie. The first ones are about the JUST project in Ballymun and (in two parts) a Kairos production about Fr John Sullivan SJ. The producer was Fr Edmund O’Keefe SJ. Many more videos will be added to the ‘Worth Watching’ page in the coming months. Seán ...

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