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11 OCT: Fr John Gwynn SJ Memorial Mass

The centenary of the death of a Fr John Gwynn SJ will occur on 12 October 2015. He was the first Irish Jesuit chaplain to die in the First World War. In honour of Fr Gwynn’s work with the Irish Guards, the Sacred Heart Church, Catherham, Surrey, England will be holding this special Mass. Jesuits of the Irish and British ...

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28 SEP: Talk – Fr Michael Morrison SJ and the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp

As part of the Dublin Festival of History, Damien Burke, Assistant Archivist of the Irish Jesuit Archives, is giving a talk on Irish Jesuit Fr Michael Morrison and the liberation of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Booking is required. Please contact Cabra library at 01 8691414 or email [email protected] Damien Burke, a native of Cork, works in the Jesuit archives in Leeson Street, Dublin. ...

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Irish Jesuit chaplains in the First World War

At a time of great turmoil at home in Ireland, thirty-two Irish Jesuits signed up to minister to Catholic soldiers on the European battlefields of the First World War. Damien Burke, assistant archivist to the Irish Jesuit Province, has edited a fascinating collection of essays on eleven Irish Jesuit Chaplains...

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