Fergus O’Donoghue SJ

First lay editor appointed to Studies

September 28, 2021

Dermot Roantree has been appointed to the editorship of Studies, the Irish Jesuit quarterly journal – the first lay editor since its foundation in 1912

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Recovering the real Hopkins

November 8, 2017

'Hopeful Hopkins' is the title of a book of essays by poet Desmond Egan. Brendan Staunton SJ, launched the book

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Jesuits open doors on Culture Night

October 10, 2017

Hundreds of visitors came to events in Manresa and Gardiner St Church as part of Culture Night 2017

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Fr Willie Doyle SJ – a lesson for Europe

August 30, 2017

Renowned journalist Robert Fisk has used the life and death of Irish war chaplain Fr Willie Doyle SJ, who died at Passchendaele in 1917, as an anti-Brexit morality tale.

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A good man remembered

September 28, 2016

Sir James Dombrain (1794-1871), who built the houses of the Jesuit Community on Leeson Street, was commemorated with a plaque at no. 36, on 23 September.

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John Gwynn SJ – “No greater love”

November 19, 2015

A memorial mass took place on 11 October in Caterham, Surrey, to commemorate the centenary of the death of Irish Jesuit Fr. John Gwynn, Chaplain to the Irish Guards in...

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Fergus O Donoghue SJ

video November 24, 2014

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Entering the blogosphere

March 10, 2009

Fergus O’Donoghue SJ is continuing the work he does through Studies, the quarterly journal of which he is editor, by blogging daily on matters mostly related to Irish politics, culture...

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Examining underbelly of Celtic Tiger

December 2, 2008

At a time when it seems that the grand edifice of Western capitalism is in conflagration, it is apt that the Winter 2008 volume of the Jesuit journal Studies should...

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Ignatian Pilgrims

September 2, 2008

Last month Fergus O’Donoghue SJ led a group of 34 Irish prilgrims to Spain. He writes: “The pilgrimage is based on St. Ignatius’s Autobiography and is intended to bring pilgrims...

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