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Gonzaga galaxy

January 6, 2011

This is the year that the Gonzaga class of 1972 (25 boys) came into its own, with an unusual range of services to the country.  Two of its lawyers  head respectively Ireland’s...

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Forthcoming events

December 21, 2010

21 December: Advent prayer evening, Manresa, Dollymount, Dublin 3 at 7.30pm to 9pm. For further information, contact 01-8334352 22-24 December: Belvedere College annual sleep-out to raise money for the homeless....

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Ravenstein review

December 21, 2010

This month, members of the four NW European Provinces met in Nijmegen despite wintry weather. Snow and ice prevented Liam O’Connell, John Humphreys and Alan McGuckian from leaving Dublin. Barney...

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Magis Ireland makes its mark

December 21, 2010

The Jesuit outreach to young adults, Magis Ireland, had a name change in 2010. According to the director, Padraig Swan, “We have had a great start to our life under...

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Fresh shoots at Manresa

December 21, 2010

Visitors to Manresa Jesuit Centre for Spirituality this year will have noticed the parking spaces filling up many nights. As well as the retreats, which remain an important focus, other...

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Short Notices

December 21, 2010

Three Jesuit-schooled lawyers are in the news. Geoffrey Shannon (pictured here), chairman of the new Adoption Authority was educated at Coláiste Iognáid, where, he says: “holding independent views was not merely...

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A pertinent question

December 21, 2010

Who are the ‘vulnerable’ in Ireland today? This is the question posed in the editorial of the latest issue of Working Notes, the Journal of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and...

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JRS intercultural calendar

December 21, 2010

The ever-popular JRS Ireland Intercultural and Interfaith Calendar 2011 is available now. The calendar this year is aimed at raising awareness of diversity in Ireland. Each month it highlights religious...

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Students respond to Ricci

December 21, 2010

A huge variety of events were held worldwide to celebrate the 450th anniversary of Matteo Ricci, the unique Jesuit missionary to China. In Ireland we had the Ricci Mass and...

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Parting from Declan

December 21, 2010

Declan Deane, who died in California on 12 December, had been an Irish Jesuit for over thirty years, before joining the diocese of Oakland. He is remembered with deep affection...

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