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Spirituality in times of trauma

July 7, 2009

Michael O’Sullivan SJ delivered one of the papers at the second European Conference on the Academic Study of Spirituality, which took place last week in London. His paper – “Gender,...

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Dark days in Sudan

July 7, 2009

Richard O’Dwyer SJ writes from Sudan to share the shock of Irish people at the kidnapping in Darfur of GOAL worker Sharon Commins and her Ugandan colleague. The people of...

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With refugees in Goma, Congo

July 7, 2009

Gerry Clarke SJ, coordinator of programmes for the Jesuit Refugee Service, Goma, recalls moments before the North of Ireland peace process when he thought the Northern conflict would go on forever.  The bombings...

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Short notices

July 7, 2009

Rob Kearney, who left Clongowes in 2004, played brilliantly for the British & Irish Lions in South Africa this summer. He came on as a replacement in the first test, and gave such...

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Distance no object

July 7, 2009

Fr General recently expressed strong interest in setting up a studio in the Curia for video-conferencing. An excellent studio already exists in the Bellarmino in Rome, and on 30 July, the ...

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MAGiS goes to Africa

July 7, 2009

An Ignatian-inspired MAGiS Africa programme for young adults will be held in Nairobi, Kenya in August 2009.  Between 200 – 300 young people from Europe and Eastern Africa are expected...

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Cathal’s homecoming

July 7, 2009

Carndonagh’s imposing parish church was en fete for the last weekend in July. The parish’s new priest, Cathal Doherty SJ, was welcomed by a banner stretched across the gates. Bunting and...

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JESUITICA: A book for all seasons

July 7, 2009

The full four-week schema of the Spiritual Exercises was given, it seems, to as many as 7,500 people during St Ignatius’s own lifetime,  1,500 of whom were women. Of the 6,000...

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