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So long, farewell, auf wiedersehn, goodbye

June 19, 2006

Conall Fitzgerald, outgoing School Captain in Belvedere, looks back on his six “unforgettable years” of secondary school, his veritable “home from home”. Reverend Fathers, Headmaster, Esteemed Members of the teaching...

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Celebrating the past, looking with hope to the future

June 19, 2006

In his address to the congregation at the farewell Mass in Limerick, the Irish Provincial, John Dardis SJ, finds reason to celebrate and honour the many Jesuits who have ministered...

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Sacred Heart Church in Limerick closes

June 19, 2006

Almost a thousand people attended the farewell Mass of the Jesuits in the Sacred Heart Church, Limerick. It was a milestone event in the long history of the Jesuits in...

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Living among the poor, listening to their silence

May 19, 2006

Mary Stokes spent a year as a Jesuit volunteer among the socially deprived people of the Ballymun flats in north Dublin. She reflects on the unsung heroes she met there,...

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Sunny Sudan surprise!

May 19, 2006

Katherine Butterly had her eyes opened wide by her experience of working with the Jesuit Refugee Service in Sudan for a year. Life is hard in the Sudan, but the...

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Slí Eile Easter experience in Clongowes Wood

May 19, 2006

Breda Lannigan remembers a truly meaningful Easter with Slí Eile in Clongowes. Going to the Slí Eile Easter Experience, she says, is like “going home for a family reunion”. It’s...

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Singing Gospel behind bars

May 19, 2006

Anne Hallahan of the Gardiner Street Gospel Choir remembers the choir’s experience of singing two Masses in Wheatfield Prison. They went down well with the inmates, though they thought it...

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3R Productions relaunched as RNN

May 19, 2006

3R Productions, founded by John Dardis in 1990 as a news syndication service of religious and social affairs, was relaunched by Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, on May 18, as Religious News...

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Relics of St. Claude la Colombière come to Ireland

May 19, 2006

The Jesuit community at Paray-le-Monial is making the relics of Saint Claude la Colombière available to Irish dioceses. St Claude was the spiritual director of St Margaret Mary, recipient of...

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Belvedere honours Jesuits with hand-written book

May 19, 2006

Belvedere has presented the Irish Province with an extraordinary book – a record of all Jesuits who have served in the school since its foundation in 1832. The book was...

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