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Ballymun choir does gig for Simon

June 11, 2008

The Ballymun Gospel Choir and Band is scheduled to perform at a special event to highlight the plight of homeless people and the work of the Dublin Simon Community. It...

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Ireland’s literary patron saint

June 3, 2008

In the May issue of America Magazine, Irish Jesuit Tom Casey writes an incisive article on what we have to learn from Ireland’s unofficial, or literary, ‘patron saint’ – Leopold...

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Slovene Pilgrimage to Ireland

June 3, 2008

Glendalough, Clonmacnoise, Knock, Lough Derg, Ards Friary in Donegal, St. Peter’s Cathedral, Belfast, and the cathedral city of Armagh were the places visited by a Slovene parish this week on...

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Rehab for St Aloysius

June 3, 2008

The June issue of Reality magazine has an article seeking to ‘rehabilitate’ St. Aloysius Gonzaga SJ. The author, Thomas J. Craughwell, argues that the real value of the saint’s heritage...

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Founding Crescent teachers honoured

June 3, 2008

A dinner was held in Limerick to mark the retirement of five teachers at Crescent College Comprehensive, four of whom have been there since the re-founding of the School as...

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Full house for Modras in Galway

June 3, 2008

Over 120 people turned up to hear Dr. Ronald Modras’ public lecture in Galway last Wednesday, 28 May. Organised by the Jesuit Centre for Spirituality there in combination with Manresa...

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Summer school covers Ignatian spirituality

June 3, 2008

The middle week of the summer school run by the Milltown Institute this June includes the option of studying Ignatian spirituality. On each week of the course, the participants may...

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Cuddihy for Crescent

June 3, 2008

Nicholas Cuddihy is the new principal of the Crescent Comprehensive, who takes over from Dermot Cowhey in the new academic year. Mr Cuddihy from Dublin has been principal of the...

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Lesotho trek availability

June 3, 2008

The Peter McVerry Trust (PMVT) has limited places available on their trek in Lesotho, one of Africa’s hidden gems, from 17-26 October 2008. Money raised from this fundraising challenge will...

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Benedict XVI and the media

May 30, 2008

Jesuit Father Federico Lombardi, director of the Vatican press office and the head of Vatican Radio, spoke on 29 May 2008 at the Catholic Media Convention in Toronto. His address,...

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