Fr John Sullivan SJ

The Boy From Eccles Street who dared to be different

June 9, 2022

On the 8th of May 1861, John Sullivan was born to parents of a mixed marriage at 41 Eccles Street Dublin. This is the story of his early life and...

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Blessed John Sullivan

March 14, 2022

On the night of February 19th, 1933, Fr John Sullivan SJ breathed his last in St Vincent’s Nursing Home, Dublin. Thirty-seven years earlier he had converted to Catholicism, and four...

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Nationwide special on Blessed John Sullivan SJ

August 10, 2018

An RTE documentary on the life of Fr John Sullivan SJ has been described as 'inspirational' and 'deeply moving'

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Behind the scenes at the beatification

December 18, 2017

The highlight of the year for Jesuits and friends was the beatification of Fr John Sullivan SJ. A video of what went on behind the scenes on that special day...

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Blessed John Sullivan SJ beatified – a day for rejoicing

May 13, 2017

The beatification of Fr John Sullivan SJ was a truly joyful and moving occasion

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John Sullivan SJ: first beatification ever in Ireland

May 4, 2017

Full details of the beatification ceremony for Fr John Sullivan SJ, which will take place on 13 May in Gardiner Street Church

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Fr John Sullivan SJ: A short biography

April 26, 2017

A short summary of the life of Fr John Sullivan SJ, who will be beatified on 13 May 2017

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John Sullivan SJ: A fuller account

April 26, 2017

Fr John Sullivan SJ: a loyal servant of God 1861-1933 A short introduction to the life of Blessed John Sullivan based on the recent book by Jesuit historian Thomas Morrissey...

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Thanksgiving celebration for new ‘Blessed’

April 26, 2017

Blessed Elect John Sullivan is held up for all of us now as "a heroic example of virtue, goodness and holiness” according to Bishop Denis Nulty.

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Venerable John Sullivan honoured in Christ Church Cathedral

audio April 26, 2017

Christ Church Cathedral hosted a very special occasion on Sunday, 14 June. Choral Evensong, the jewel in the crown of Anglican worship, became the context for honouring Fr John Sullivan...

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