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Death of a botanist

A telling interview with Jesuit missionary and former Professor of Botany, UCD, John J Moore SJ, who died peacefully in Zambia, aged 91

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60 years a Jesuit

Irish Jesuit Fr Barney McGuckian recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of his entering the Society of Jesus in 1958. Clongowes Wood College held a special event to celebrate this milestone. Declan O’Keeffe, Head of Communications in Clongowes, reports. Yesterday, Sunday (September 9th) Fr Bernard ‘Barney’ McGuckian SJ, Vice Rector of Clongowes, concelebrated Mass in the company of his two brothers, ...

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Mystery book promised in Messenger catalogue

The new Messenger Publications catalogue includes a wealth of books on spirituality and theology, and promises a "secret book" which will be announced soon

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Africa’s greatest resource is its young people

"Africa is a wealthy continent, and its greatest, most valuable resource is its young people" remarks Pope Francis in the September edition of The Pope Video.

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Jesuits in the news on Pope’s visit

Various Irish Jesuits were prominent in the news and media coverage during the lead-up to the visit of Pope Francis on 25 August. In particular demand was Gerry O’Hanlon SJ, whose recently published book, The Quiet Revolution of Pope Francis: A Synodal Catholic Church in Ireland? (available from Messenger Publications ») was a valuable starting point for pre-visit commentary. He appeared ...

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WMOF round-up

Irish Jesuits and colleagues were involved in lots of activities at the World Meeting of Families Pastoral Congress in the RDS, Dublin from 22 to 24 August 2018

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