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How discernment can change your life

TOM CASEY SJ :: During convalescence, Ignatius of Loyola learned to examine his life and discover the good desires that were drawing him to God – in other words, he learned 'discernment'

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Forever Young: Happy Birthday, Mary!

TOM CASEY SJ :: 8 September is a special day for Jesuits, the birthday of Our Lady. It was the traditionally the day on which many Jesuit novices took their first vows.

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Is environmental destruction a sin?

The Irish Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice marked the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation by raising public awareness of environmental issues.

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Seeing life through the lens of the Gospel

Niall Leahy SJ :: As part of MAGIS 2016 I spent a week with children who had physical and mental disabilities. I am very grateful to God for being invited into the lives of these Polish children.

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Preaching through beauty: Giuseppe Castiglione SJ

TOM CASEY SJ :: Jesuit artist Brother Giuseppe Castiglione, famous in China, died 250 years ago on 17 July. We could learn from his example of preaching the Good News through beauty.

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Forgiveness in Saints Maria Goretti and Ignatius

TOM CASEY SJ :: We all experience conflicts and divisions, most of them less tragic than what Maria Goretti had to undergo. To realise that an 11 year-old girl was able to forgive her killer is a great inspiration for us adults.

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Thomas of the Wounds and our vocation

TOM CASEY SJ :: St Thomas, who according to tradition was martyred by being pierced with a lance, is a source of inspiration and gratitude for Tom Casey.

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A sparrow to fall

Damien Burke :: A new BBC documentary on the Battle of the Somme explores the letters, postcards and personal possessions of Jesuit chaplain Fr Willie Doyle held at the Irish Jesuit Archives.

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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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