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Tributes to Cecil McGarry SJ

December 8, 2009

A number of tributes to Cecil McGarry SJ have come in in recent days. They are all fired by deep warmth towards the man who did so much, as Provincial...

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Funeral of Cecil McGarry SJ

December 8, 2009

Over 500 people gathered in St. John the Evangelist Church in Nairobi to bid farewell to Cecil McGarry SJ on Saturday, November 28th 2010. The Chapel in Mwangaza Spirituality centre...

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Forthcoming events

December 8, 2009

10 December: Michael O’Sullivan SJ launches “The Coldest Night: A Family’s Experience of Suicide” by Carol Anne Milton. All Hallows College, Drumcondra: 5pm. 14 December: Soul Journey – evenings of...

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‘Where to now?’

December 8, 2009

‘Where to now? Ethics and the Future’ was the topic addressed by Peter McVerry SJ to nearly 80 people gathered in Trinity under the auspices of the Church of Ireland Chaplaincy,...

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Pioneering and the community

December 8, 2009

Over 150 people attended a very successful “Pioneering and the Community” event which the Eglish Pioneer Association, Northern Ireland ran last month. The event brought together some of Northern Ireland’s...

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Crescent superstars

December 8, 2009

As part of their sesquicentenary celebrations, Crescent College in Limerick staged an elaborate production of Jesus Christ Superstar for four nights, from 3-6 December. Directed by Richie Ryan, whose son...

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Ireland and the Jews

December 8, 2009

“God has kept true to both Christians and Jews, and is steadily throwing light on our similarities.” So writes Tom Casey SJ in one of his contributions to The Bridge,...

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Looking steadily at death

December 8, 2009

A copy of this year’s winter issue of Studies should be sent to every school in the country, said Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh, the veteran RTE broadcaster, at the Studies launch...

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New advocacy network launched

December 8, 2009

A new initiative for international Jesuit collaboration on advocacy has emerged in the form of the Ignatian Advocacy Network. Its proposed working groups include Peace and Human Rights, Governance of...

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Reflection on the recession

December 8, 2009

“The truth will set you free.”  So said Michael D. Higgins TD (pictured here) at an evening prayer service in the Jesuit Church in Galway on Sunday 29 November. Almost...

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