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JESUITICA: Midwives to a nation

The national Catholic newspaper of Canada has published a 36-page homage to the Jesuits as they mark 400 years in Canada. According to Jim O’Leary, the editor, “More so than any other religious order, the Jesuits not only witnessed the birth of Canada, they shaped significant parts of its history.” The Jesuits arrived in Canada in 1611, at Port Royal ...

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€100,000 donated to Pioneers

The Pioneer Association has been given a new lease of life due to the generosity of its own members and members of the public who donated €108,000 to its first ever national appeal. Earlier this year there was huge media coverage of the letter from Pioneer Association CEO, Padraig  Brady (pictured here). It outlined the perilous financial state the Pioneers ...

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