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Pandemic populism

The Irish government's recent failures to put the common good before private interest in managing the pandemic display a brand of populist thinking.

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The two gardeners

BILL TONER SJ :: God resembles the gardener who nurses sick plants back to health rather than the gardener who pulls them up in order to keep everything neat

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The extinction of ‘Gravel’ football

Clongowes historian Declan O'Keeffe is an author in a new book on twenty schools and their versions of football before the nationalisation of the games by the FA and RFU

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2020 through 13 blogposts

BRENDAN McMANUS SJ :: A guide to the blogpost coverage of this extraordinary year of lockdowns, restrictions, isolation, and insulation

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A merry, mindful Christmas

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: Multimedia reflections on faith and mindfulness to invite people to flourish during the festive season.

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A Christmas story

DECLAN O'KEEFFE :: It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in Clongowes, especially with a seasonal feast to beat the band...

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A life-changing meeting

PAT CORKERY SJ :: For the feast of St Francis Xavier, December 3, a reflection on the great missionary saint whose life was transformed by meeting Ignatius of Loyola

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Holy waiting

GAVIN THOMAS MURPHY :: A reflection on being patient and staying awake for the first week of Advent.

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