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The churches and education

June 17, 2008

The summer 2008 issue of Studies, the Irish Jesuit quarterly review, addresses a series of matters relating to Irish education. Under the title ‘Educating ourselves’, it carries articles about Catholic...

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Lisbon and lost trust

June 17, 2008

In this brief commentary on the rejection of the Lisbon Treaty by the Irish electorate, Edmond Grace SJ identifies in Irish politics a crisis of trust which requires attention. After...

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JRS seeks new Integration Officer

June 17, 2008

The Jesuit Refugee Service (Ireland) is currently welcoming applications for the post of Integration Officer, a two-year, fixed-term, full-time contract. The successful candidate will be required to support and develop...

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Msgr Tom Stack marks Golden Jubilee

June 17, 2008

Sunday the 15th June marked the Golden Jubilee of the ordination of Msgr Tom Stack, a long time friend of the Jesuits. A celebration was held at St. Anne’s Church...

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New faces for JCFJ

June 17, 2008

Dr Michael Punch, an authority on Irish Housing Policy, has joined the team of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice (JCFJ) for the summer months. He will devote much...

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Gospel choir launches Viking ship

June 17, 2008

The Gardiner Street Gospel Choir and band will play at the launch of the Viking ship, Sea Stallion, on Sunday June 29 at 9.30am, at Dublin’s Custom House Quay. The...

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Reading Ignatius’ diary

June 17, 2008

Dr. Terence O’Reilly addressed the Milltown Summer School on Ignatian Spirituality on Tuesday 17 June, on the theme of Ignatius’ spiritual diary. Based in University College Cork’s Department of Hispanic...

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Pioneering runner is new CEO

June 16, 2008

Padraig Brady, the new CEO-elect of the Pioneer Association, is also a keen marathon runner. Padraig, who is from Leitrim originally, previously worked in the AIB for 41 years and...

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JCC garden party

June 12, 2008

The Jesuit Communication Centre (JCC) held their annual garden party on June 11 on Leeson Street. Over 100 people attended, representing a variety of bodies including the Jesuit Curia, Irish...

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Slí Eile volunteering review

June 6, 2008

Slí Eile are currently carying out a review of their international volunteering projects, examining questions of effectiveness, cost-benefit, sustainability and volunteer impact. An external consulant, Kieran Brehony, has been hired...

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