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Irish Jesuit gets presidential award

Fr Donal Doyle SJ was recently awarded a Presidential Distinguished Service Awards in recognition of his lifetime work in Japan.

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Jesuit Mission Offices meet

A truly international meeting of people working in Jesuit Missions Offices took place recently in Emmaus, Dublin. It finished with Tom Phelan SJ and his band leading an evening of musical entertainment.

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Martin Curry SJ

Born in Donegal in 1949 and educated at Colaiste Iognaid Galway, Martin Curry entered the Jesuits in 1966. After a science degree in UCD and philosophy in Milltown Park, Martin taught for two years in the “Jes” in Galway. Theology in Milltown followed by ordination in 1979 led to two years in California doing a Master’s Degree in Theology. He ...

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Help for East Africa

John K.Guiney, Director of the Mission Office, left Dublin on 4 October to visit the East Africa Province and confer with the outgoing Provincial, Fr. Orobator, and the incoming Provincial, Fr. Afulo. The changeover will occur on 3 December. John (pictured here with Fr Orobator) will move on to visit Richard O’Dwyer in Rumbek, Southern Sudan, then on to Maban ...

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Jesuit Missions

Address 28 Upper Sherrard Street Dublin 1 Contact Telephone: +353 1 836 6509 Fax: +353 1 836 6510 E-Mail: mission@jesuit.ie Website: http://www.jesuitmissions.ie Map About The Irish Jesuit Mission office is located in 28 Upper Sherrard Street, Dublin 1, Ireland. The aim of this office is to support the Irish Jesuit missionaries and volunteers working in Africa and Asia. Our personnel ...

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Raising awareness of missions

Jesuit Missions Ireland, under its current Director John Guiney SJ, is undergoing a process of strategic planning for the coming five years. High on its priority list is creating ways to generate awareness of the good works of Irish Jesuits abroad over the decades. It is also seeking to ensure continuity in mission activities now that so few new missionaries ...

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Funding for Zambia

Murt Curry SJ has spent a packed fortnight in Zambia, with two consultants, Anne and Brenda (pictured here) from the International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTARC), London. They were evaluating the ability of the Mission Office and the Zambia/Malawi Province to handle what they call integrated funding, a simpler, less paper-ridden method than the project- and salary-funding used at present; ...

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Zambian school project gets grant boost

On 25 April, the Irish Missionary Resource Service approved the grant application of Jesuit Missions for €43,000 to finish building a primary school in a Jesuit parish in the Matero township in Lusaka, Zambia. There are many children in Matero who have not been able to attend school, thanks largely to HIV/AIDS and to general poverty. To remedy this situation, ...

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