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JESUITICA: Fresh thinking

March 31, 2009

Karl Rahner, perhaps the greatest Jesuit theologian of the twentieth century, flunked his doctoral thesis at the University of Freiburg – he was asking questions that Martin Honecker, his safe,...

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Peter sings for the Pope

March 31, 2009

Our Lady’s Choral Society, with the RTE Concert Orchestra and soloist, was invited to sing Handel’s Messiah before the Pope and about 5000 guests in the Paul VI Aula of...

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Forthcoming events

March 31, 2009

Apart from the usual liturgical ceremonies, Gardiner St church will also offer the Prayer in the Garden on Holy Thursday at 8.45-9.45 pm. This will re-enact the events in the...

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Making waves

March 31, 2009

The Milltown Institute MA in Applied Christian Spirituality has been running long enough to become the largest postgraduate course in spirituality in the country, and to make waves both far...

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Karl Rahner 1904-1984

March 31, 2009

On 30 March UCD held a seminar in Newman House to mark the 25 years that have passed since Karl Rahner slipped into what he had called “the colossal silent...

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A movie for the Easter season

March 31, 2009

 ‘Dirty Harry on a pension” – so says film critic Roger Ebert about Clint Eastwood’s character in Gran Torino. And if you got a dollar for every time a reviewer...

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Short notices

March 31, 2009

Following from the successful launch of his book The Recession and God, Gerry O’Hanlon SJ appeared on TV3’s Midday chat show to talk about the current economic crisis (Monday, 30...

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A very busy Guy

March 31, 2009

It’s been a busy week for Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ, the Vatican astronomer currently in Ireland. As well as lecturing to packed audiences at Dunsink Observatory in Dublin and Blackrock...

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School retreat takes to the road

March 31, 2009

As part of their annual retreat, a group of Clongowes fifth-years went to visit some Jesuit apostolates around Dublin. They visited the JUST Ballymun project and the Jesuit Refugee Service....

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Parish retreat in Manresa

March 31, 2009

Forty parishoners from Gardiner St and Iona Road parish spent a Lenten ‘time-out’ day in the Manresa Centre for Spirituality on Saturday March 29th. It was a time of meditation...

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