20091027

MPG in three continents

October 27, 2009

While Michael Paul Gallagher is settling into his role as Rector of the Bellarmino in Rome, he is doing a bit on the side. Having addressed New Zealand educators by...

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Migrants in Malta

October 27, 2009

The European Jesuit Provincials, meeting in Malta,  found that they could not ignore the challenge posed by migrants. It is felt in every European country, but with overwhelming pressure in...

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Welcome song for Peter Sexton SJ

October 27, 2009

Peter Sexton SJ was given a warm official welcome to his post as Catholic Chaplain in the ecumenical chaplaincy in Trinity College Dublin, last Thursday, 22 Oct ,’09. Vespers was sung in his  honour...

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Kairos retreat at third level

October 27, 2009

For the first time ever, Colaiste Iognaid (The ‘Jes’) ran a Kairos retreat in Esker Monastery, Athenry, for 22 mainly ex-Jes students who had graduated and were in university. They...

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Le Brocquy in job lot

October 27, 2009

The imminent move of a Le Brocquy mosaic of the Madonna and Child from the old Milltown community building to the new, stirred a memory in Brian Grogan. When he...

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A flanker who sings bass

October 27, 2009

Gonzaga alumnus Kevin McLaughlin (in blue in the photo) was voted Leinster Rugby’s Player of the month (September). After captaining Gonzaga’s Junior and Senior cup teams, he is now playing...

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JESUITICA: the coolest guy ever?

October 27, 2009

Seven years ago a high-powered group of intellectuals met in New York to discuss: “Was Athanasius Kircher the coolest guy ever, or what?” This 17th-century German Jesuit polymath, a cheerful,...

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Short notices

October 27, 2009

Blackrock College celebrated its 150th birthday with a festival of rugby, to which it invited all the best rugby schools in these two islands to a stage competition for the...

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Forthcoming events

October 27, 2009

On Thursday, 5th November 2009, a Mass of Remembrance (in particular of John Dunne SJ) will be celebrated in Emo Court at 3.30 pm. A special invitation is extended to Jesuits...

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Reality award for Peter McVerry

October 27, 2009

On 22 October at the annual Reality Awards (sponsored by Reality magazine), Peter McVerry was named their Person of the Year, as follows: “We are honouring Fr Peter McVerry as our...

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