26 January: Free event entitled ‘A Place our of Dreams – A Dream out of Place’; Axis: Main Street, Ballymun, Dublin 9. Colm Brophy SJ, currently working with JUST Ballymun, will lead a session on ‘The Dreamer as artist’. This event is free, but places are strictly limited. For information, call Niamh Fitzpatrick at 01 8832123 or email [email protected]
28-30 January: Weekend Retreat for Lay People; Manresa, Jesuit Centre of Spirituality, 426 Clontarf Road, Dollymount, Dublin 3. Cost: €140. To book a place, call 01- 8331352 or email: [email protected]
30th January: A mass to commemorate the 400th anniversary of Mary Ward’s Institute of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Loreto sister) adopting the spirituality of St. Ignatius; St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Gardiner St. Dublin 1. 7.30pm.
31 January: Apostolic Visitation of Milltown Institute by Archbishop Dolan
1 February: President McAleese visits Gonzaga for its 60th birthday
1 February: Gardiner Street lecture: Fr P Boyle: Faith in the Old Testament
2 February: Manresa, ‘Movies that Matter’, Series 3 – ‘The inner Journey’ continues fortnightly in Manresa until 30 March. Further information from 01 8331352 or visit their website at www.manresa.ie.
4 February: First Friday prayer community. A monthly gathering for prayer and a cuppa in Magis Ireland office, 20 Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin 1.
8 February: Gardiner Street lecture: Fr Donal Neary: Growing in Faith
9- 13 March: Conference on Trauma & Spirituality: An International Dialogue will take place in The Europa Hotel, Belfast. Contributors include Ray Helmick SJ (Boston College) and Michael Bingham SJ. For further information contact Colleen D. Brown at [email protected] or visit www.journeytowardshealing.org.
25 March: Public Lecture by Margaret Silf, well-known British author on Ignatian Prayer, in St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Gardiner Street, at 7.30pm. Further information call Gardiner Street at 01-8363411