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Keeping the conversation going

March 3, 2009

Irish priests have suffered indiscriminate opprobrium for quite some time. They’re no longer on their own. “The doghouse no longer feels lonely,” says Fergus O’Donoghue SJ in the editorial of...

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Sex, Grace and Trinity

March 3, 2009

Edmond Grace SJ took part in what has been called a ‘Catholic sex’ debate in the Trinity College Philosophical Society. Among the speakers was Senator David Norris, and the session...

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The Crescent at 150

March 3, 2009

Crescent College Comprehensive S.J.  first opened its doors on 10th March, 1859, one hundred and fifty yeras ago. Early Jesuit schools existed in Limerick between 1565 and 1773. David Woulfe...

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So you can’t forgive…?

March 3, 2009

Maureen Gaffney showed warm appreciation of Brian Lennon’s new book, So you can’t forgive…? as she launched it in Gardiner Street. She spoke first of the psychological blessings of forgiveness, how...

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The MAGiS experience

March 3, 2009

Last weekend fifteen young people gathered at the offices of Slí Eile on Gardiner St., flung a sleeping bag in the corner, grabbed a bite to eat, and headed out...

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Todd talks

March 3, 2009

Book-launches lead to book talks. Todd Morrissey followed his launch in Milltown with a talk on “the Jesuits in China” to the Irish/Chinese Cultural Society at the United Arts Club....

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Winning rugby for a cause

March 3, 2009

Old Clongowninan Justin Meagher was the winning captain of the Blackhall Baa Baa’s Rugby team that won the “Stuart Mangan Trophy”. The competition was organised by Keith Mangan to raise...

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Father Scully House comes down

March 3, 2009

In 1968 the galloping cancer which killed 46-year-old Tom Scully SJ must have been nourished by the tension in which he lived: between the demands of full-time science teaching in Belvedere,...

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JESUITICA: A costly Jesuit clock

March 3, 2009

Parts of a water clock fountain designed by Jesuit missionaries have been sold in Paris for €28,000,000 and are triggering a row between Christie’s auction house and China. The two...

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Short notices

March 3, 2009

Rugby updates: Coláiste Iognáid (pictured here) beat Marist College, Athlone, 23-11 in the semi-final of the Conanught Cup. Clongowes JCT, tipped as favourites, lost to St Michael’s 14-15.  Belvedere SCT...

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