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Strong Irish presence at Jesuit studies symposium

Participants at an archivist conference in Boston College heard about four-hundred-year-old letters of St Ignatius found inside the columns of an altar to Our Lady in 2016

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The Jesuits in Northern Ireland

Brian Mac Cuarta SJ, director of the Society's archives, addressed a conference recently on Jesuit initiatives in community development in Northern Ireland

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The greatness of Oscar Romero

On 14 October, Pope Francis will canonise Blessed Oscar Romero, the Salvadoran archbishop who was martyred on 24 March 1980

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Remembering the Great War chaplains

At a recent centenary commemoration, archivist Damien Burke spoke about the Irish Jesuit chaplains at Messines, Flanders, including Fr Willie Doyle

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Saint Claude de la Colombière and Sacred Heart devotion in Ireland

It was the fruitful friendship of Saint Claude de la Colombière and Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque that spurred the development and popularity of the devotion to the Sacred Heart in the seventeenth century, and it still continues today.

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