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Our first centenarian, An t-Athair Ó Fionnagáin

February 17, 2009

Wednesday 18 February sees a unique birthday. For the first time an Irish Jesuit has turned a hundred. In the face of Fr Proinsias Ó Fionnagáin you see a man prone...

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Travelling the Pilgrim Road

February 10, 2009

On 3 February in Manresa, the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality,  a group of 21 people led by Brendan Comerford SJ, and accompanied by Paddy Carberry SJ, Avril O’Regan RLR and...

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Short notices

February 10, 2009

The ‘Movies that Matter’ series in Manresa will continue this week (Wednesday 11 February at 7.30pm) with The Road Home, a Chinese film centred on the return of a city...

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60 years after the Milltown Fire

February 10, 2009

At 5.40 a.m. on Friday, 11 February, 1949, a fire was discovered in a pantry of the Milltown Park building where the community lived. The fire brigade was summoned, and...

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Tom Casey SJ lights a candle

February 10, 2009

At this time of crisis in Catholic-Jewish relations, precipitated by the Holocaust-denier Bishop Williamson, there was a tiny glimmer of light last Tuesday, February 3, in Jerusalem. Senior Catholic and...

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At the Frontiers – Young People Find God

February 10, 2009

Milltown Park will host an interesting forum at 7.30 on Friday, 13 February. Aisling O’Rourke (student of Law), Ray Dillon (Youth 2000), Padraig Swan and Noelle Fitzpatrick (Slí Eile) will...

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Forgiving those who trespass against us

February 10, 2009

“In 2008 Josef Fritzl was arrested in Austria for imprisoning his daughter for 24 years, raping her continuously during that period, fathering seven children by her, and keeping them imprisoned....

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Working with the Reds

February 10, 2009

Conall Ó Cuinn SJ is working on the Galway Cathedral Novena at the moment. The theme of the Novena this year is ‘A Life Worth Living: Finding the Key to Happiness’,...

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JESUITICA

February 10, 2009

In the course of their 450 years, the Jesuits have done or experienced some curious or memorable things. Here AMDG Express is drawing from its stock of memories, and will...

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