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A Jubilee Mural

June 9, 2009

As part of the celebration of its 50th Anniversary, the children of St. Declan’s school, under the guidance of artist Niamh Sinnott, have been engaged in creating a ceramic wall mural...

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Conall stirs Farm Street

June 9, 2009

On Trinity Sunday Irish Jesuit Conall Ó Cuinn presided and preached at London’s Farm Street on the subject of Call.  Through retelling of scenes from Kevin Costner’s film The Postman,...

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English to replace Latin?

June 9, 2009

Irish Jesuit Tom Casey, writing in the current issue of America, makes the case for replacing Latin with English as the official language of the church. Since it went online last...

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Belvedere’s Gift to ‘Knock

June 9, 2009

Oliver Murphy worked in Gonzaga as a boy and Belvedere as a teacher, so both schools will have felt some pride in his appointment as Headmaster of Castleknock College. Oliver,...

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Belvedere athletes: the founder

June 9, 2009

The crowning of the Belvedere boys as athletic champions reminded a modest Dick Cremins SJ of his part in laying the foundations of this success. In the summer of 1951,...

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JESUITICA: The other Ignatius

June 9, 2009

Challenged by a Paris theologian to a game of billiards, Ignatius Loyola said: “Fine, provided the winner can name a forfeit.” He won, and as a forfeit led the doctor...

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Forthcoming Events

June 9, 2009

10 June, 11 a.m. in Mont Clare Hotel, Merrion Square: Kathy Sheridan will launch a JCFJ policy paper on “The Irish Housing System: Vision, Values, Reality”. 11-19 June: Gardiner St...

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Short Notices

June 8, 2009

While in Prague, Provincial John Dardis met Josef Horehled SJ, who, with the backing of Irish Province funds,  is doing marvellous work in the Nativity school in Decin, north Bohemia. Josef is...

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