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Fr John Sullivan SJ to be beatified

April 24, 2017

Fr John Sullivan SJ has been formally approved for beatification by Rome and will soon be called 'Blessed'.

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Belvedere College SJ commemorates 1916

May 11, 2016

RTÉ's Joe Duffy was one of many who took part in Belvedere College SJ's 'Strong hearts stir', a commemoration of the 1916 Rising, on 29 and 30 April.

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Remembering Brussels

April 27, 2016

A Service of Remembrance for the victims of the Brussels terrorist attack was held in Donnybrook Church, with Catholic and Church of Ireland archbishops presiding.

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Mercy from the womb of God

audio April 27, 2016

Dr. Jessie Rogers, a lecturer in Biblical Studies who describes herself as 'an ecumenical Christian', welcomes the Pope's Year of Mercy.

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Attracting young people to religious life

audio April 27, 2016

Those involved in promoting vocations need to think differently and understand youth culture today, according to Bernhard Eckerstorfer OSB, an Austrian Benedictine speaking at a recent SpIRE event.

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JRS -‘government too slow on reform’

April 27, 2016

Eugene Quinn of Jesuit Refugee Service Ireland and Judge Bryan McMahon are disappointed in the slow rate of implementation of their working group's recommendations into supports for asylum seekers.

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‘Women of the Well’ meet in Knock

April 25, 2016

Thirty women gathered recently in Knock Shrine for the first ‘Women of the Well’ retreat, organised by the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality & Culture, in Galway.

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Easter eggs for refugee families

April 13, 2016

This Easter JRS Ireland provided Easter eggs, arts and craft activities, day trips, and inter-cultural events for refugee families living in Direct Provision.

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‘Good riddance or good influence?’

audio April 13, 2016

'Good Riddance or Good Influence? The Role of Church in a Pluralist Society' is the title of an international conference to be held in June and organised by the Loyola...

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Caring for Our Common Home: The Jesuit Response

April 13, 2016

Jesuits and colleagues met recently to discuss how best the Jesuit Province in Ireland could respond to the urgent problem of climate change and environmental degradation.

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