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Jesuits in Hong Kong, South China and Beyond

by Todd Morrissey SJ

Irish Distributor: Messenger Publications

bk hongkong morrisseyJesuits in Hong Kong, South China and Beyond: Irish Jesuit mission - its development 1926-2006: Irish Jesuits have long been associated with delivering the word of God in China. Their story is the focus of this book.

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Reaping the harvest

Fifty Years after Vatican II

Suzanne Mulligan (ed.), Jim Corkery SJ, Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

When Pope John XXIII convened the Second Vatican Council on 11 October 1962, few people could have foreseen the impact that it would have on the life of the Church. Many believed that the Council would simply ratify familiar positions, and that its business would be concluded in a matter of months.

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Navigating the Gospels: Matthew

Philip Fogarty SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

This is the third in a series of four books by Jesuit Phil Fogarty covering the four Gospels. The series is intended for the general reader who wishes to know how the gospels came to be written, but the author draws on extensive biblical scholarship for his source material.

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Thomas F. Ryan SJ: From Cork to China and Windsor Castle, 1889 -1971

Thomas Morrissey SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

Thomas Ryan SJ was a man of immense energy with a strong commitment to social justice.  His Christianity was the springboard for his dedication to the poor not just in Ireland but in China and Hong Kong. He was deeply fond of the Chinese people and had many Chinese friends and he even became a member of the Hong Kong government.

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Theology in the Irish public square

Gerry O'Hanlon SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

In this book Gerry O'Hanlon SJ draws on the rich resources of Christian humanism to make connections between faith and real life at a time of crisis and darkness. He explores the role theology and religion can play in dealing with issues such as crime and punishment, the recession, health policy and issues of equality.

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Fr Browne’s Titanic Album

Eddie O'Donnell SJ (ed.)

Publisher: Messenger Publications

"The best Titanic photos in the world”, and taken by an Irishman, feature in a newly published edition of Fr Brown’s Titanic Album: The largest extant collection of photos taken on-board the Titanic have been digitalised for the first time and appear in this special edition which marks the centenary of the liner (1912).

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Joseph Ratzinger’s theological ideas: wise cautions and legitimate hopes

Jim Corkery SJ

Publishers:(Dublin) Dominican Publications, (US) Paulist Press

In Joseph Ratzinger’s Theological Ideas: Wise Cautions and Legitimate Hopes, Jim Corkery SJ argues against any simplistic caricaturing of Ratzinger’s thought, which he claims is highly nuanced and has exhibited striking consistency over the years: “Cardinal Ratzinger is Pope Benedict and contrary to what many believe there has been no huge shift in his thinking since becoming Pope.”

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Communion with Christ and with one another: Become what you receive

Donal Neary SJ

Publisher: Veritas
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin launched Donal Neary SJ's latest publication, Become What You Receive, on Friday 4 May. His booklet of prayers and scripture reflections, celebrates and commemorates the 50th International Eucharistic Congress, 2012.

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Daily Prayers for Jesuit Vocations

Brian Grogan SJ (ed.)

This is a lovely collection of prayers inspired by the Gospels. Since the prayers are for vocations to the Jesuits, the author Brian Grogan has also drawn on the Roman Missal, the Jesuit Constitutions, General Congregation documents and various Jesuit writings.

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Studies: Spring Issue 2012

Bruce Bradley SJ (ed.)

Publisher: Studies

The Spring 2012 issue of Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review has been published. The issue is titled 'Irish Studies' and leads with The Jesuits and Irish Scholarship by Alan Titley, Emeritus Professor of Modern Irish, University College, Cork.

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