Latest news
Home > Tag Archives: frontpage (page 10)

Tag Archives: frontpage

Provincial visits Cherryfield before move

The Irish Provincial, Fr John Dardis, was on visitation to Cherryfield Lodge on Monday, 13 October, the last visitation before the transfer to the new building, which is due to take place next week. John said Mass for the residents, and the students from the Gonzaga choir provided the music.

Read More »

Provincial outlines new priorities

At a meeting for directors and board members of Jesuit Works in Manresa on 30 September, the Provincial, Fr John Dardis, summarised the day’s work in a statement of three priorities for the Province, all to be seen in the context of inter-provincial collaboration: “After talking to the Ministries Commission and the Province Consultors, I am happy to let you ...

Read More »

JCFJ in Sierra Leone

Walt Kilroy, a staff member of the Centre for Faith and Justice and a PhD student at Dublin City University, has just returned from four weeks of field research in Sierra Leone. In this very poor, war-torn country he was looking at a programme to deal with former fighters, called Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration (DDR), It is regarded internationally as ...

Read More »

Coláiste Iognáid welcomes government funding

Staff, students, parents, Jesuits and the Board of Management of Coláiste Iognáid have given a warm welcome to the news that the Department of Education will provide the funding for them to proceed with a substantial extension to the school.  This means that the school will for the first time have its own front entrance on Sea Road, through the ...

Read More »

Slí Eile present cheque to Irish charity

Slí Eile director Padraig Swan presented a cheque for €45,000 to John Clarke of Friends in Ireland on 27 September in the Belvedere Hotel. The money was raised by students from five Jesuit Colleges (plus Terenure College) for the construction of an orphan house in Kokstad, a South African township. Teams of students from these schools also went out to ...

Read More »

Coláiste Iognáid students retreat to sea

With the help of a number of Colaiste Iognaid teachers, Brendan McManus SJ began the school retreat programme last week. Each class in the school has a day away at a retreat centre run by the Sisters of the Asumption in Inverin, Co. Galway. The Ignatian-style retreats work with the students’ self awareness, their desires and goals for life, and ...

Read More »

Artwork for Tertianship building

A bronze and glass sculpture which was commissioned for the Tertianship building in Manresa was unveiled and blessed on Monday, 22 September, by John Dardis SJ. The artist is Corkman Eoin Turner. He was approached by Joe Dargan SJ and asked to design a sculpture which would be inspired by the motif of the Blessed Trinity, especially as seen in ...

Read More »

Faith and politics in Venice

Edmond Grace’s focus on politics and faith brought him to Venice for a week-long reflection on the topic, together with twenty-six young adults – the photo shows them outside San Marco. They came from Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy and Poland; the event was organised through a network of Jesuit centres around Europe, including the Manresa Spirituality Centre in Dollymount. ...

Read More »

Slí Eile runs social spirituality course

Sli Eile, the Jesuit ministry to young adults, is now enrolling applicants for its certificate course in social spirituality. The course entails weekly lectures from 30 September to June and is run in association with the Milltown Institute. The modules tackle issues such as Spirituality, Justice, Being Catholic in a culture of Choice, Women in the Church, Spirituality in the ...

Read More »

Kenyan orphans holiday at Manresa

The Tertianship building in Manresa was the venue this August for a holiday for fifteen orphan children from Kenya who are HIV positive. It was organised by Kenya Orphan Aid, an Irish charity set up to support the work begun by a Jesuit priest in Kenya, Fr D’Angelo D’Agostino. In 1992 he founded a home for these children in Nairobi, ...

Read More »