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Ireland hosts JRS Europe AGM

November 3, 2009

The Annual General Meeting of the Jesuit Refugee Service Europe took place in Clongowes College in County Kildare, Ireland, from 29 October – 1November 2009. Over 60 participants from 18...

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Joint Jesuit-Anglican venture in Rome

November 3, 2009

Irish Jesuit Gerry Whelan SJ took part in a rather unusual initiative in Rome recently when the Anglican Centre there decided to host a week-long course on Ignatian spirituality. The focus was on the ...

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Ireland builds in Africa

November 3, 2009

Much of Murt Curry’s work in the Mission Office is in the detailed preparation of applications for funding of mission projects by Irish Aid, the Irish people’s principal contribution to...

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Medal for Micheál

November 3, 2009

Archbishop Michael Neary, on behalf of Pope Benedict XVI, awarded the prestigious Pro Eccelesia et Pontifice Medal to An t-Athair Micheál Mac Gréil at a ceremony in the Episcopal Palace,...

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Studies’ role in shaping modern Ireland

November 3, 2009

Studies, the long established Jesuit Journal, was the subject of an interesting discussion on Andy O’Mahony’s Off the Shelf programme on RTE Radio 1 , Sat 31 Oct ’09.  The panel,...

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Slí Eile had a ball!

November 3, 2009

Over one hundred revellers turned up in fancy dress on Halloween night for the Slí Eile Halloween ball fundraiser.The wind was howling and the rain poured down but that did...

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“This awful deed…”

November 3, 2009

“The person who pulled the trigger will have to live with this awful deed forever”. So spoke Fr Peter McVerry SJ, at the funeral mass of Jason Egan in St...

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JESUITICA: Jesuits in New Zealand

November 3, 2009

There is no Jesuit house in New Zealand, though there have been false starts. There was a short-lived Jesuit mission in Invercargill, and Jesuits taught philosophy in the Christchurch seminary. Wicklow-born...

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Forthcoming Events

November 3, 2009

3 November: Soul Food – guided prayer – Gardiner Street Church, 6.00 – 6.30 pm 5 November: Mass of Remembrance in Emo Court at 3.30 pm 8 November: The annual...

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Short Notices

November 3, 2009

On 2  November the East African Provincial emailed about Fr Cecil McGarry: “This morning Cecil’s health took a downturn. His kidney functions are shutting down, the doctors believe the cancer is...

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