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JAN 22: Lecture on Jesuit Humanism in Education

As part of  the ‘Under the Influence‘ series to mark the the Jesuit Restoration (1814-2014), the Irish Jesuit Restoration Committee present a lecture by educationalist and author Dr David Tuohy SJ ‘Learning to Love the world as God loves it: Jesuit humanism in education’. Dr John Bowman, historian and broadcaster, will chair the event, while Dr Anne Lodge, Principal of the ...

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Belvedere record-breaking sleepout

The Belvedere College SJ sleepout was a record-breaking success this year. The students sleeping on O'Connell St and College Green raised €178,000 for Focus Ireland, The Peter McVerry Trust and Home Again.

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Brendan Staunton SJ

Brendan Staunton was ordained in 1976. He is now Chaplain in the Pro-Cathedral. Before that he was Chaplain in St Vincent’s Private Hospital. So the pastoral field is now his care and concern after seasons and times teaching in Belvedere and Gonzaga and in the School of Psychotherapy in St Vincent’s Hospital, from which he also graduated with an MSc ...

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Lourdes: “The best experience”

Before the Belvedere party left Dublin for Lourdes, Cormac Devilly, a 6th year student, was commissioned to write about the experience. Here are his reflections: “When I was given this task, I assured myself that not a single cliché would be used. But as I sit in front of the computer screen following undoubtedly the best experience of my life, ...

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Belvedere College

Address 6 Great Denmark Street Dublin 1 Contact Telephone: 01-8586600 Fax: 01-8744374 E-Mail: [email protected] Website: http://www.belvederecollege.ie Map About Belvedere College is a Catholic school under the trusteeship of the Society of Jesus. The school is committed to high academic standards and provides a rich and diverse curriculum catering for the needs of each individual student. It strives for excellence also ...

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John Callanan SJ

John Callanan SJ

John Callanan S.J. was born in Dublin and educated at Belvedere College. He became very interested in different styles of meditation after attending a number of workshops given by the noted Indian Jesuit, Fr Anthony de Mello. This led to his writing four books on the insights and prayer style of Tony de Mello and he regularly gives retreats and ...

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Under the influence – Jesuits in Ireland

‘Under the Influence – The Jesuits in Ireland’ was the title of a two-day history conference to mark the bi-centenary of the Restoration of the Jesuits. It was hosted in Belvedere College by the Irish Jesuit Province and the Catholic Historical Society of Ireland, and up to one hundred people attended over Friday 19 and Saturday 20 September The keynote ...

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Thomas F. Ryan SJ: From Cork to China and Windsor Castle, 1889 -1971

Thomas Morrissey SJ

Publisher: Columba Press

Thomas Ryan SJ was a man of immense energy with a strong commitment to social justice.  His Christianity was the springboard for his dedication to the poor not just in Ireland but in China and Hong Kong. He was deeply fond of the Chinese people and had many Chinese friends and he even became a member of the Hong Kong government.

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Belvedere students inspired

Students from Transition Year in Belvedere College, with the backing of tutor Nóirín McManus, have compiled a collection of the favourite inspirational writings of 60 different people – some well-known and some not. These include Bertie Ahern, Keith Duffy, Sister Stan, Ollie Campbell, Maxi, Fergus Finlay and Rosaleen Linehan, to name but a few. Any profits which may arise from ...

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From ‘Sir’ with love

Five hundred people turned up in Croagh Park on Wednesday 1 April to enjoy an evening with Sir Alex Ferguson and raise funds for the Belvedere Social Integration Scheme. The SIS covers the costs of secondary school education for boys not otherwise in a position to attend.  The Manchester United manager gave his time (and wonderful anecdotes and insights from down the years) ...

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