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Forthcoming events

Saturday 23 July: Monasterevin Hopkins Society Annual Festival will be held in the Baronial Hall, Moore Abbey Monasterevin and Monasterevin House, Main Street, Monasterevin.  Enquiries please Tel: 086 6075601 or email info@hopkinssociety.com Friday 29 July: St. Ignatius Day Vigil Mass. Jesuit Alumni/ae from across the globe are invited to this special mass in the Church of the Immaculate Conception Farm ...

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Jesuit Missions famine appeal

As many countries in East Africa face into famine once again, the Jesuit Mission Office have launched  an emergency appeal to help those facing hunger and starvation in crisis stricken countries. Justin Kilcullen of Trocaire is in Somalia with former Irish President Mary Robinson. He said today, Tuesday 19 July, that the country is in a terrible state. He met ...

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JESUITICA: Confederate priest

As he lay in prison after the defeat of his troops in the American Civil War, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States, received a small token of comfort from Pope Pius IX. It was a crown of thorns, together with a portrait of the pontiff, as a sign of sympathy and support. The man most likely responsible for bringing ...

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Manresa launches new website

Manresa, the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality, in Dollymount, Dublin, has just relaunched its website to reflect the large array of retreats, training programmes and evening events planned for the coming year – September 2011 to the end of August 2012. The site is designed in a user-friendly way to allow visitors an opportunity to see at a glance what is ...

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Working Notes archive available

Online access to Working Notes, the highly-regarded journal of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice, is just one of the features of their newly-launched website. All articles going back to 1987 can be accessed on a free-to-view basis, by date, issue number or subject matter and by clicking on to the secondary website www.workingnotes.ie. Their new main website, www.jcfj.ie ...

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Solidarity with people of Cloyne

In the wake of the publication of  Justice Murphy’s report into the handling of clerical sexual abuse cases in Cloyne diocese, Parish Priest Donal Neary SJ had the following statement read at all masses in Gardiner St: “The priests of the parish, the Jesuit community and the parish council record their shock and dismay at the findings of the Cloyne ...

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Volunteers hard at work

The young people who volunteered for summer work with Magis Ireland are well into their stints in faraway places. Ten volunteers headed off for Kingston, Jamaica, at the beginning of the month, with some heavy work cut out for them in the garden of St Anne’s Primary School. And just after them, a group of sixteen volunteers headed down to ...

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Short Notices

The Lonergan Research Institute co-sponsored a symposium to honour Philip McShane (bottom row left in ordination photo from 1963), who was an Irish Jesuit for 25 years, for his five decades of contributions to Lonergan Studies. Phil, the final speaker at the celebratory banquet, observed that there are thousands of songs in Gaelic, but only two happy ones. He brought ...

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Blogaloggers in the Lord!

Irish Jesuit Paul Campbell, publishing editor of Loyola Press in Chicago has Pat Coyle of the Jesuit Communication Centre as his guest ‘blogalogger’ on his People for Others website, this week, Monday 18 to Friday 22 July. Every day each of them responds to a question which has been asked by the other, and anyone can join in the conversation ...

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AMA Samy SJ – Jesuit and Zen teacher

Jesuit priest and Zen Buddhist teacher AMA Samy visited Ireland for the first time at the invitation of Myles O’Reilly SJ. He gave a talk on ‘The Christian Way and the Zen Way’ in Gonzaga College on Thursday 13 July, and conducted a meditation-based weekend retreat. Fr Samy says that for even after becoming a Jesuit priest he was still ...

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