Gerry Clarke SJ will celebrate his last Gardiner St Mass at 7.30pm on 28 September, as he is moving to the Democratic Republic of Congo on 17 October. Slí Eile are having a farewell gathering for Gerry afterwards – light refreshments from 8.30pm in The Belvedere Hotel Great Denmark St.
Fr Ciary Quirke SJ will lead six reflective evenings to help those recovering from alcohol addiction to hand over their lives to God: in Manresa Jesuit Centre of Sprituality: 7.30 to 9.30 p.m. on successive Wednesdays from 24 September to 29 October inclusive.
The construction of the new Cherryfield building is advancing swiftly. The move is expected to take place on 20 October.
Readers may have noticed a distinctive Jesuit pen in recent weeks: Brendan Staunton of Gardiner Street contributed a long letter to The Tablet (20 September); a substantial review in the Irish Theological Quarterly, and a piece in The Pioneer on Mother Mary Aikenhead.
St Declan’s School, Northumberland Road, Dublin 4, will commemorate fifty years of providing special education at a Jubilee Mass on Saturday 27 September at 12.00am in St Mary’s Church, Haddington Road, Dublin 4. Fr John Dardis SJ, Irish jesuit Provincial, will say the Mass.