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End of the line for Slí Eile pilgrims

June 24, 2008

Over the past five years young adults involved in Slí Eile have been walking the Camino de Santiago de Compostela in stages. This year the pilgrimage reached its climax. A...

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Critics applaud Jesuit’s literary debut

June 24, 2008

Nigerian Jesuit Uwem Akpan has garnered considerable critical acclaim for his book of short stories, Say you’re one of them, published this week. He first attracted attention three years ago,...

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Letter of Provincial concerning GC35 decrees

June 24, 2008

John Dardis SJ, Irish Jesuit Provincial, writes to the Province on the occasion of the official release of the decrees of General Congregation 35. For a useful summary of the...

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Refurbishing the Gardiner Street organ

June 24, 2008

Kenneth Jones & Co. are refurbishing the organ in St Francis Xavier’s church, Gardiner Street, to ensure that it will be in good condition for generations to come. It was renewed in...

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Clongowes farm on show

June 23, 2008

In the 1931 Clongownian, Editor Arthur Little pictured a well-endowed shorthorn bull in his editorial, over the caption: “The only prize-winner in the community”. His flippancy seems to have cost...

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Reflecting on the riches of GC35

June 23, 2008

Ron Mercier SJ, a US Jesuit, is leading the Irish Province retreat that takes place this week in Manresa Spirituality Centre, Dublin. The retreat is based on the documents of...

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Lecture on canon law anniversary

June 19, 2008

On 25 June at 7.30pm, Professor Emeritus Frank Morrisey, OMI of St Paul’s University, Ottawa will speak on The Code of Canon Law – Twenty Five Years on. Father Frank...

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Remembering Tom McCarthy SJ

June 19, 2008

Fr. Tom McCathy SJ was born in Co. Cork in 1915 and he entered the Society at Emo in 1937. He studied Arts at UCD before his philosophy and theology,...

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New Jesuit General debunks ‘black pope’ myth

June 19, 2008

In an exclusive interview given recently to the editors of Jesuit journals, Father Adolfo Nicolás, the new Superior General of the Society of Jesus, was questioned about the challenges now...

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Slí Eile trip inspired by social activist Provincial

June 18, 2008

For the first time, Slí Eile is running a summer programme in Jamaica this July. This was made possible through Joe Palmisano’s help, he is a US Jesuit who has...

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