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JESUITICA: Truth without fear or favour

March 22, 2011

A hundred years ago, Paddy Walsh was born in Rosmuc to an Irish-speaking family that frequently welcomed Padraic Pearse as a visitor. Paddy was the first Irish Jesuit missionary to...

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Forthcoming Events

March 22, 2011

Tuesday 22 March: J.U.S.T. Ballymun are hosting a talk entitled  ‘Philosophy for Beginners’. It will be held in the Ballymun Job Centre at 7.30pm to 9pm. For further information visit...

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“Empathy is cheap”

March 22, 2011

“Caring is costly, empathy is cheap”, claims Fergus O’Donoghue SJ, in his editorial in the just-launched spring edition of the Jesuit Journal Studies, ‘Making Ireland a Caring Society’. Theodore Dalrymple,...

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Lent revisited

March 22, 2011

Presbyterian minister Katherine Myers spoke recently to Pat Coyle in an interview/podcast, part of the lenten series organised jointly by the Jesuit Communciation Centre and Brian O’Leary SJ, Province Delegate...

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Pseudo-ranking schools

March 22, 2011

The Sunday Times of 13 March ranked 400 Irish second-level schools on the proportion of their pupils who went on to university. Of course that is a poor measure of...

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Talking to ‘terrorists’

March 22, 2011

Ray Helmick SJ from Boston gave the welcoming address at the Spirituality and Trauma international conference in the Europa Hotel, Belfast, 9-14 March. Elias Osmondo SJ from Kenya, Michael Bingham...

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Japanese inspiring

March 22, 2011

“It’s uplifting and beautiful to witness, as an Irishman, how the Japanese people are responding to the earthquake and tsunami disaster.” So says Donal Doyle SJ, superior of the Irish...

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Trophies galore

March 22, 2011

For the first time ever, the Clongowes SCT won the Leinster Schools cup twice in a row, and did so with the second highest score ever recorded in a final (46-15 against Roscrea)....

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Short Notices

March 22, 2011

The Jesuit archives in Leeson Street have been cared for by Fergus O’Donoghue SJ and a series of gifted assistants, all on one-year contracts. It brings joy to all who...

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Frank Doyle, RIP

March 22, 2011

Frank Doyle, an Irish Jesuit priest of the Chinese Province, died on Saint Patrick’s Day 2011. After some years working in Ireland, Frank had returned to Asia in 2010, undertaking...

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