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Reflecting on Jesuit times past

November 20, 2019

After reading through the 'Irish Jesuit Annual Letters' published recently, Bill Toner SJ reflects on the shape of Jesuit life in 17th century Ireland

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New book on Newman

October 9, 2019

Messenger Publications is marking the upcoming canonisation of Blessed John Henry Newman with the publication of a concise biography by Fr Michael Collins

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Strong Irish presence at Jesuit studies symposium

August 2, 2019

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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Dom Eugene Boylan: monk, scientist, writer

July 10, 2019

Irish Jesuit historian Todd Morrissey has produced his 20th book, a biography of Cistercian monk and spiritual writer, Dom Eugene Boylan

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The Jesuits in Northern Ireland

April 9, 2019

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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Studies winter issue: Ireland 1918-2018

December 5, 2018

The winter issue of Studies commemorates two centenary events – the 1918 armistice and the first Dáil

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Clongowes crozier goes on display at National Museum

November 21, 2018

Clongowes has given the 1,000-year-old 'Prosperous crozier' to the National Museum on indefinite loan

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The last parting: Jesuits and Armistice

November 11, 2018

DAMIEN BURKE :: For Jesuit chaplains in the First World War, Armistice Day meant decisions had to be made.

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The greatness of Oscar Romero

October 10, 2018

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

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Latest Studies marks Reformation anniversary

December 20, 2017

There is some truth in the idea of the Tudor Reformation as a kind of 16th-century religious Brexit, according to articles in the latest Studies

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