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Thumbs up or down for the Synod?

The jury is out on whether the October Synod on the Family was a success or failure. But in a recent article Brian Grogan SJ argues that no matter what the outcomes, the very event of the synod with its open atmosphere was a massive achievement.

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‘The long learning of love’

The moving homily given by Bruce Bradley SJ at the funeral mass of Michael Paul Gallagher SJ, in Milltown Park Chapel on Tuesday 10 November where Jesuits, family and friends gathered to say their final farewells to the much-loved Jesuit, renowned author and academic.

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‘A prayerful letting go’

Jesuits, family and friends of Michael Paul Gallagher SJ, gathered in Milltown Park Chapel on Tuesday 10 November to say their final farewells to the much-loved Jesuit, renowned author and academic. Jim Culliton SJ was the main celebrant and Bruce Bradley SJ, gave the homily.  The Mass begins with a short tribute to Michael Paul by Jim Culliton SJ.

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‘The long learning of love’

'The long learning of love' was how Michael Paul Gallagher RIP described his life shortly before he died. Jesuit, family and friends having been paying tribute to him.

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Where are our dead?

During November we remember in a special way those who have died. We may ask questions like will I ever meet my dead loved ones again? What will heaven be like? Questions that have preoccupied Jesuit theologian Brian Grogan.

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Exploring the Bible – how not to lose the plot

Jeff Cavins, the designer of a hugely successful bible study programme, is coming to Ireland and on Saturday 21st November he will lead a workshop on The Bible: Our Everlasting Story, in the Waterfront Hall, Belfast.

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The spirituality of vulnerability

The 'spirituality of 'vulnerability' was one of the key themes of a presentation by Dr Riaan van der Merwe on the life and work of Henri Nouwen, in an event organised by SpIRE.

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JCFJ’s new Environmental Justice Officer

Catherine Devitt has taken up the new position of Environmental Justice Officer with the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice so that environmental justice issues might be better fostered through their work.

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Young and want more?

Niall Leahy SJ is looking for young people from Ireland between the ages of 18 and 35 to join his Magis 2016 team going to World Youth Day (WYD) in Krakow in 2016. It promises to be a great experience.

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