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Brexit – crisis and challenge

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Kevin O'Higgins SJ hopes the Brexit decision can be reversed but that requires 'the pompous, bloated, bureaucratic, undemocratic and unaccountable EU' to rediscover its soul and its founding principles.

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‘A quiet ministry of presence’

'A quiet ministry of presence' is how British Jesuit Philip Endean describes his week working with in Ballymun, Dublin. He's part of a five-man interprovincial team including fellow British Jesuits Keith McMillan and Michael O'Connor, Flemish Jesuit Walter Ceyssens, and Irish Jesuit Kevin O'Rourke.

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Kevin O’Higgins SJ

Kevin O’Higgins was born in Dublin. He was inspired to join the Jesuits by the example of Daniel Berrigan, an American Jesuit noted for his social activism and his involvement in the anti-war movement. In 1984, shortly after his ordination, Kevin was assigned to work in Paraguay. This was to help fill the gap left by a group of Spanish ...

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JUST Ballymun

Address Unit 36 Ballymun Town Centre Dublin 11 Contact Telephone: +353 1 862 2695 E-Mail: admin@justballymun.org Website: http://www.justballymun.org Map About The Jesuit University Support & Training (JUST) in Ballymun is an initiative of the Irish Jesuits which is designed to contribute to increasing 3rd level educational opportunities for the people in this Dublin suburb, helping them to realize their full ...

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Maeve Mc Mahon O.P.

Maeve Mc Mahon O.P. says, with a wry’ smile, that she was washed home by Hurricane Katrina! It also washed away much of the physical evidence of her almost thirty years as an educator in New Orleans, USA. That’s if her presence there were to be judged solely by the school buildings associated with her American mission. Maeve co-founded Marian ...

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Promoting JUST cause

The Jesuit University Services Training (JUST) project, based in Ballymun, Dublin, which has seen more than 50 people avail of its services this year, will be spending the summer break concentrating on promoting access to third level education in the area. They plan to reach out to the growing immigrant community and will have the services of a fluent Polish ...

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Work experience for Jesuit novices

Two novices, Eddie Cosgrove from Ireland (pictured) and Phil Harrison from Britain, are currently in Dublin on work placements. Eddie is working in Gardiner Street and Slí Eile, while Phil is working with the JUST project in Ballymun. Along with the other first-year novices, they finished their month-long Spiritual Exercises retreat two weeks ago. The two second-year novices, Wouter Blesgraaf ...

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