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Forthcoming events

8 February: Public lecture entitled “Growing in Faith”; speaker Fr. Donal Neary SJ. Will be held in St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Gardiner Street, Dublin 1, at 8pm in the Fr. John Sullivan Room. For details visit www.gardinerstparish.ie 12 February: Fr. Padraig Daly will be the main celebrant at a memorial Mass for Declan Deane, who died in California on 12 December ...

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In your dreams!

Colm Brophy SJ, currently working with JUST Ballymun, led a session on ‘The Dreamer as Artist’ at a conference marking the close of the art exhibition of Maria Place, Ballymun resident and TCD M.Phil. Candidate in Psychoanalysis. Over 50 people attended the event in the Axis art and community resource centre in Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9 on Wednesday 26 ...

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Short Notices

Belvederians won the Intermediate Medley and the Freestyle Relay in the Leinster Schools Championships; and in the national championships they won 2nd place in the Under 14 Breaststroke, and 3rd in the Under 14 Butterfly. Robert Hynes was selected to represent Ireland in upcoming Schools International. Pictured here are: L to R: Robert Hynes, Andrew Hynes, Headmaster Gerry Foley, Benjamin ...

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What it’s like to be visited

Pope Benedict, writing to the people of Ireland last March, said that he intended to ‘hold an Apostolic Visitation of certain dioceses in Ireland, as well as seminaries and religious congregations.’ Laurence Murphy SJ (pictured here), Spiritual Director in Maynooth, is in the middle of such a Visitation. The Visitor is the Archbishop of New York, Timothy Dolan, assisted by ...

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Jesuits sponsor young film-makers

The Conference of European Jesuit Provincials is sponsoring a competition for young film-makers. Five Inigo Awards will be given to the best short films illustrating the theme ‘City of God’, with prizes of €2,500, €1,500 and €1,000 for the top three films. According to John Dardis SJ, President of the Conference: ‘The films should reflect the spiritual yearnings and experiences ...

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Jesuit = Value Added

President McAleese honoured the 60th birthday of Gonzaga College by a formal visit on 1 February. In the Library she met students from the Habitat for Humanity project and Young Scientist competition, before stopping at the theatre to see the orchestra in rehearsal. In the Sports Hall she unveiled a plaque commemorating her visit and the anniversary of the College. President McAleese ...

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Learn to know what we see

Conall O’Cuinn SJ, for the second year, conducted a workshop for the Dioceses of Armagh and Dromore with a group of 7 prospective deacons and their wives on the theme of spiritual direction. Maria Harris’ prayer, “Lord, teach us to know what we see rather than to see what we know”, provided the backdrop for an exploration. According to Conall, ...

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JESUITICA: Going multi-denominational

Attentive readers of AMDG Express (7 December, 2010) will have noticed that in founding Clongowes, Fr Peter Kenney told Sir Robert Peel that he intended to establish a lay school for education of Protestants as well as Catholics. Jesuits had made such moves before. In 1687, with royal sponsorship, they opened a school in the Chancellor’s House in the Royal Palace ...

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African exchange

Claire Broderick and the students of Elements Xavier, Belvedere College, along with John Guiney SJ and Deirdre Connolly from the Jesuit Mission Office, are working on a link project with a Jesuit school in Wau, in South Sudan. The project aims to raise awareness of the issues facing students in both locations with particular emphasis on lifestyle, culture, education, environment. ...

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Singing for Mary Ward

There was a full house at the Gardiner St Gospel Choir Mass Sunday 30th January for the blessing of a portrait for the church of Mary Ward, foundress of the Loreto Sisters. Dublin and Wicklow Loreto schools were well represented as teachers and chaplains brought many of the 5th and 6th years, including bus loads from Crumlin (where the director ...

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