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AMDG – A world is not enough

March 20, 2006

The December 2005 issue of AMDG carried a story, “You didn’t know Ignatius was Irish?” In it Paul Campbell told about the new film on the first Jesuits. You can...

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The power of friendship

March 20, 2006

In the second and third of his articles on St Francis Xavier from The Messenger, Gerry Bourke explores the effect of the friendship of Ignatius Loyola and Peter Faber on...

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Never go back: a refugee’s story

March 20, 2006

Egide Dhala, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, describes his experience of arriving in Ireland as a refugee and registers his gratitude to the JRS for their help. Jesuit Missionaries...

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New Indian Province created

March 20, 2006

  Jesuit work flourishes in India A new Jesuit province was created last December in Delhi, India, bringing the number of Jesuit provinces in the Indian subcontinent to twenty. There...

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Working with lepers

March 20, 2006

St Francis Xavier was a frequent visitor to a house for lepers when he was in Goa. Now another Jesuit, Fr Luis Ruiz, in spite of his great age, works...

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If Francis were with us today

March 20, 2006

Patrick Carberry SJ reflects what St Francis Xavier has meant to him in the past and means for him now, and he imagines what the saint would have to say...

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Exchanging worldly for missionary ambition

March 20, 2006

A bare-bone summary of the fascinating and eventful life of one of Christianity’s greatest saints, St Francis Xavier, a life with a profound message and a long legacy. 2006 is...

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Telling the Liberian story

February 20, 2006

Former Crescent pupil Liam Ó Cathasaigh prepares to go to Liberia with Colm Quinn to shoot a film about the work of the Jesuit Refugee Service there. This project is...

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Tsunami victims remembered at art exhibition

February 20, 2006

Pat Coyle describes the opening of Kingsley Gunatillake’s exhibition in Trinity College Chapel on 3 February. There were anxious moments before Charlie Bird arrived to launch the exhibition, but the...

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Is that too much to pray for?

February 20, 2006

Gerry Clarke explains how a small group of young adults in Slí Eile have become determined to examine their faith without flinching at the big questions which life and the...

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