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Irish Jesuits and the London IRA, 1921

Damien Burke :: Archival background on Fr William McElligott SJ, whose IRA service medal for the War of Independence years was gifted to the Irish Province recently

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A life-changing meeting

PAT CORKERY SJ :: For the feast of St Francis Xavier, December 3, a reflection on the great missionary saint whose life was transformed by meeting Ignatius of Loyola

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Clongowes down the years

Declan O'Keeffe :: Assistant archivist and college historian at Clongowes tells the history of the founding of the College in 1814 and describes its rich archive

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Fr Adolfo Nicolás RIP

"A wise, humble and free man" - Fr Adolfo Nicolás, former Superior General of the Jesuits, died today

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Tribute to a Latin American martyr

March 22 was the 40th anniversary of the martyrdom of Luis Espinal SJ in Bolivia. Michael O'Sullivan SJ recounts his life and spirituality

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Rutilio Grande, Jesuit and martyr

Pope Francis recently recognised the martyrdom of Fr Rutilio Grande García SJ, murdered in El Salvador in 1977. Michael O'Sullivan offers a short introduction to his life

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Jesuit Letters book launched

The Irish Jesuit Annual Letters, 1604-1674, edited by Vera Moynes, was launched on 13 September by the publishers, The Irish Manuscripts Commission

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John Courtney Murray

John Courtney Murray, author of arguably the most controversial document to arise from Vatican II, Dignitatis Humanae, was vital in articulating the Church’s defence of the right of everyone to religious freedom. Born in New York City in 1904, Murray was educated at a Jesuit high school in Manhattan, and in 1920 he decided to enter their novitiate, at the ...

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