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Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the founder of the Society of Jesus; he created an order which has created innovators and thinkers, and spread faith and charity across the globe.

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Eddie Cosgrove SJ ordained at Milltown

Irish Jesuit Eddie Cosgrove, of Dromahair, Co. Leitrim, was ordained on Sunday 14 May by Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, at a ceremony in Milltown Park

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Taking stock of a faith that does justice

A large number of Irish Jesuits and colleagues met up to consider their commitment to a faith that does justice in the light of the decrees of General Congregation 36.

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A champion at the front

A number of centenary events are planned for later this year to mark the life and death of Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a Jesuit chaplain who was killed at Passchendaele.

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Saint Robert Southwell

Robert Southwell is one of the ten canonised Jesuit martyrs of England and Wales, and his prose and poetry are reportedly to have been well known by Shakespeare

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Saint Claude de la Colombière and Sacred Heart devotion in Ireland

It was the fruitful friendship of Saint Claude de la Colombière and Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque that spurred the development and popularity of the devotion to the Sacred Heart in the seventeenth century, and it still continues today.

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Saint Edmund Campion

One of many Catholics to suffer at the hands of the English government in the wake of Henry VIII’s separation from the Church of Rome, Saint Edmund Campion was forced to flee Britain because of his beliefs and, upon returning to his homeland less than a decade later as a missionary, he was executed for them.

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Saint Peter Canisius

Hailed as the Second Apostle of Germany, Saint Peter Canisius dedicated his life to the revitalisation of the Catholic Church across Central Europe after the ruptures of the Reformation.

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Jacques Dupuis

Having spent decades of life in India in the midst of a culture so different to his own, Jacques Dupuis was an avid advocate of interfaith dialogue and religious pluralism, even in the face of investigation into his teachings and writings from the Vatican itself.

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