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Chaplains’ work crucial for Church

November 24, 2009

“Your work as chaplains is one of the most important missions in the Church”. That was the message from Dr Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin, to  thirty members of the...

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Mount-‘Joy’ to the world!

November 24, 2009

Prisoners in Mountjoy, working with Sli Eile, the Jesuit Outreach to Young Adults, have put their own hand-made Christmas cards on the market. The proceeds from the sales will go...

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Jesuits in the DIB

November 24, 2009

There was Jesuit interest and involvement in the monumental Dictionary of Irish Biography (DIB), which was launched on 18 November in St Patrick’s Hall, Dublin Castle, before some 500 people. ...

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Irish booklaunch fest

November 24, 2009

For a few years now Foilseacháin Ábhair Spioradálta has produced but not properly celebrated some beautiful new books. So, on Tuesday Nov 17th there was a Slógadh Mór and a...

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‘Please Sir, can I have some more?’

November 24, 2009

“It truly was,” as Dr Anne Looney described it,”a gathering of the aspiring, the perspiring and the inspiring!” Teachers, pupils and educators  arrived in significant numbers for the Education Symposium...

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Jesuit economist honoured

November 24, 2009

John Brady SJ was conferred with an Honorary Fellowship by the National College of Ireland on Friday 20 Nov,’09. Many former collegues, Jesuits and friends were there to celebrate his...

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Irish links with San Salvador

November 24, 2009

At the 20th anniversary Mass in Milltown for the San Salvador martyrs, Michael O’Sullivan SJ recalled some of their links with Ireland. Amando Lopez studied theology and was ordained in...

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Scholarships, Catholic and Protestant

November 24, 2009

Readers of the Irish Times may have picked up an amicable exchange between a Governor of The King’s Hospital school and Ivan Hammond, Chairman of Belvedere Social Services. Ian French,...

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JESUITICA: Waugh and the Jesuits

November 24, 2009

Both the life and the writings of the English novelist Evelyn Waugh were characterised by a deep faith, but also by a dark, acerbic wit. It was perfectly apt then,...

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Short Notices

November 24, 2009

Miriam O’Callaghan hosted Peter McVerry Trust’s 3rd Charity Gala Ball on Friday 13th November, in Clontarf Castle Hotel. €65,000 was raised on the night to support the work of the...

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