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Hero to his valet

September 8, 2009

Two years ago, when Adolfo Nicolás was setting out for the General Congregation in Rome, his friends suggested that he was on the short list for election to General. “No...

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Starting the journey

September 8, 2009

Eddie Cosgrove SJ (pictured here, second left, with his family) was among five Jesuit novices who made their First Vows in St. Mary’s Church, Harbourne, Birmingham on Saturday 5 September. Other...

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New head of Judaic studies centre

September 8, 2009

Tom Casey SJ, who teaches philosophy in the Gregorian University in Rome, has just been appointed director of the Cardinal Bea Centre for Judaic Studies. Readers will remember that Tom...

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Ignatian Lutherans

September 8, 2009

Johannesgarden is a retreat centre outside Gothenburg. It was originally run by Sacred Heart Sisters from Germany but is now in the care of the Swedish Catholic diocesan authorities. Each...

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Slí Eile goes far and wide

September 8, 2009

The ninth year of Slí Eile’s International Volunteering programme saw 31 young adults travelling to Colombia, Zambia and Jamaica for three weeks in July. In Bogota, Colombia, nine volunteers worked...

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Fr Tom O’Neill SJ

September 8, 2009

Fr Tom O’Neill (centre in photo), who died on 30 July, had spent all his priestly life in the Far East, including ten years in Hong Kong and Manila, and...

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Alumni assemble

September 8, 2009

Fr General made his second visit to Africa in mid-July to attend the Seventh World Congress of Jesuit Alumni/ae, which took place in Bujumbura, Burundi. WUJA holds a Congress every...

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Remembering Ricci

September 8, 2009

Over 300 years ago, the Jesuit missionary Matteo Ricci tried to present the Christian Gospel in a way that could make sense to Chinese mandarins, building on the Confucianism which...

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JESUITICA: an unstoppable Jesuit

September 8, 2009

The name Marquette  crops up a lot in the Mid-West of USA, carried by a city on Lake Superior, a County around it, and a Jesuit University in Milwaukee. It...

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Short Notices

September 8, 2009

In Birmingham on 5 September, the four provincials (Ireland, Britain, Netherlands, N.Belgium)  met for the first time with Tom Layden, the new Delegate for Interprovincial cooperation and planning, and  ‘launched’ him....

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