20110705

150 years: thanks and reflection

July 5, 2011

Tom Layden SJ has asked that Jesuits, their colleagues and co-workers mark the 15oth anniversary of the Irish Province in true Igantian spirit by doing an ‘examen’ on it. “That...

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Mickey Harte’s words of hope in Moyross

July 5, 2011

Mickey Harte, Manager of the Tyrone  Football team and Pat Coyle, Manager of the Jesuit Communication Centre, were two of the guest speakers at the Novena of Perpetual Help, in...

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JESUITICA: The assassin’s lookalike

July 5, 2011

Ever since the Spanish Inquisition imprisoned St Ignatius, many Jesuits have known the inside of jails, including one famous case of mistaken identity. John Wilkes Booth assassinated Abraham Lincoln on...

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Ballymun TD praises JUST

July 5, 2011

Students and tutors from JUST (Jesuit University Support and Training) celebrated another year of academic achievements with a wonderful gathering in Ballymun’s Axis Centre. Recently elected TD John Lyons (the...

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Look back with thanks

July 5, 2011

At the Province Assembly in June, Bruce Bradley, rector of Clongowes and newly named as the incoming editor of Studies, was given the job of preparing the birthday speech. Irish...

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Recognising Frank Duff

July 5, 2011

Book-launches come thick and fast, but the packed gathering in Blackrock College to launch Finola Kennedy’s Frank Duff: a life story, was a phenomenon. Finola’s four years of research and...

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Avoiding ‘founderitis’

July 5, 2011

The 5-year strategic plan of the Peter McVerry Trust is the latest chapter in a remarkable story. Like the Irish School of Ecumenics (Floreat ut pereat), the goal of the...

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Media frontiers

July 5, 2011

Pat Coyle and Dermot Roantree of the Jesuit Communication Centre attended a ‘Twitter Masterclass’ last week, given by a social media expert with a name – Christian Payne – that...

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Ask and you shall receive

July 5, 2011

Last week brought vivid evidence of how people are turning to prayer in these straitened times. The feast of the Sacred Heart was celebrated this year on 1 July, and...

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Forthcoming Events

July 5, 2011

Saturday 9 to Saturday 16 July: Directed retreat in Manresa, Jesuit Centre of Spirituality, 426 Clontarf  Road, Dollymount Dublin 3.  For information Tel: 8331352 of email [email protected] Thursday 14 July:...

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