20090519

JESUITICA: Jesuit bark better than bite

May 19, 2009

Jesuit bark (or Pulvis Patrum) was the historical name for quinine, the most celebrated remedy for malaria. Taken from the cinchona tree, its ability to bring down fever had been...

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Bye bye Board

May 19, 2009

On 18 May the Provincial met the Board of Jesuit Communications to receive their final report. They expect to be disbanded this summer. There could be no surer sign of...

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Traditions meet

May 19, 2009

On Tuesday 12 May, at 7.30 p.m. in Gardiner Street Ignatian Room, Bertie Ahern TD launched Where two traditions meet: John Sullivan SJ, by Todd Morrissey SJ. Bertie came to...

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A bit of Clongowes history

May 19, 2009

Old Clongownians and brothers Rob and David Kearney have made a little bit of Clongowes rugby history. A recent match against Gwent Dragons was the first time two brothers from the College have...

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Forthcoming events

May 19, 2009

On 24 May at Bishop Lucey Park, Cork, Peter McVerry SJ will speak to and about families affected by the misuse of alcohol and other drugs, at a service remembering people who...

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Boys for others

May 19, 2009

Clongowes 4th year (Transition Year) students were busy helping out collecting for the Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin, Medical & Research Foundation at the weekend. All the volunteers said that...

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Running for Slí Eile

May 19, 2009

In a monumental effort to raise funds for Slí Eile, director Padraig Swan ran a grueling 56 kilometres in the Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, South Africa in April....

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Short notices

May 19, 2009

It is 35 years since Mungret closed. On 16 May some sixty alumni gathered for a reunion dinner with five Jesuits who had worked in the college as boys or...

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Teaching post in China

May 19, 2009

Daniel Ross SJ, the Coordinator for Higher Education in the Jesuit Chinese Province ([email protected]) is looking for a Jesuit who might be ready to teach for a limited period in...

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