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Ecumenics book launch

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and Irish School of Ecumenics (ISE) director, Linda Hogan, were the main speakers at the launch of the book The Irish School of Ecumenics, 1970-2007, edited by Michael Hurley SJ. It was launched at a reception in the Milltown Institute on Thursday 3 April. The Catholic Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was joined by the Church of Ireland Archbishop, ...

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Great vision, great people

The National College of Ireland (NCI) celebrated its Jesuit heritage on September 20th with the launch of a book on the college’s history and a permanent exhibition. Irish Provincial, John Dardis SJ, spoke at the event. The National College of Ireland (NCI) celebrated its Jesuit heritage on September 20th with the launch of a book on the college’s history and ...

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The Jesuits: God’s ‘secret agents’!

Brendan McManus SJ reviews a recent book about the Jesuits in 16th and 17th century Britain, a book which goes a long way towards rebutting the pejorative fictions about Jesuit priests which have abounded for centuries. The word “Jesuitical”, typically used in a pejorative sense, aptly applies to the vision of the Jesuits portrayed in Alice Hogge’s God’s Secret Agents.

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New collection of Fr Browne photos published

Fr E.E. O’Donnell SJ has just launched a new collection of photographs by Fr Frank Browne, called Fr Browne’s Galway. The photos are candid snapshots of everyday life in Galway in the mid-20th century. Father Browne’s Galway is the title of the latest set of Fr Browne’s photographs to be edited by Fr E.E. O’Donnell, curator of the 42,000 photographs ...

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Fr John Hayes: a Jesuit at war

November 29, 2006 Fr John Hayes: a Jesuit at war New book relates story of WWII Jesuit hero by Patrick McNamara John Hayes, the son of Michael and Agnes Hayes (nee Lyons), 21 Ascot Terrace, O’Connell Avenue, Limerick was born on 15th February 1909. His early education by the Jesuits at The Crescent College in the city was to be an introduction to the priestly life. He joined the Jesuits at St. Stanislaus College, Tullabeg where he started his novitiate in 1925. From 1934 until 1936 he taught as a scholastic at Belvedere College, Dublin. In 1936 he went on to study theology at Milltown Park, Dublin

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Belvedere honours Jesuits with hand-written book

Belvedere has presented the Irish Province with an extraordinary book – a record of all Jesuits who have served in the school since its foundation in 1832. The book was crafted with the finest materials and the records were written up in beautiful calligraphy. Jesuit Provincial Fr. John Dardis was presented with a hand-written manuscript by the Board of Management ...

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