Latest news
Home > Tag Archives: Jesuit history (page 2)

Tag Archives: Jesuit history

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

Read More »

Henry Garnet

Though Fr Henry Garnet favoured a peaceful response to the persecution of Catholics in Elizabethan England, he was executed on 3 May 1606 in response to the Gunpowder Plot.

Read More »

Saint Robert Southwell

Robert Southwell is one of the ten canonised Jesuit martyrs of England and Wales, and his prose and poetry are reportedly to have been well known by Shakespeare

Read More »

Henri de Lubac

The French Jesuit Henri de Lubac was one of the most influential Catholic theologians of the twentieth century.

Read More »

Saint Paul Miki

The founding of the Society of Jesus coincided in time with the discovery of new continents and peoples across the world by Europeans. Saint Francis Xavier, one of the founding members of the Jesuits, arrived first in Japan in 1549. Though at first the Japanese proved slow to accept Christianity, missionary work picked up increasing momentum across the islands, to ...

Read More »

Michel de Certeau

It has been said of French Jesuit academic and scholar Michel de Certeau, who died in 1986, that he had "an intelligence without bounds".

Read More »

Saint Peter Canisius

Hailed as the Second Apostle of Germany, Saint Peter Canisius dedicated his life to the revitalisation of the Catholic Church across Central Europe after the ruptures of the Reformation.

Read More »

A sentimental journey to Emo

On Wednesday 12 October, there will be a gathering of Jesuits and friends in Emo Court, Co. Laois, the latest in what has become a hugely successful and much-anticipated annual visit. All are welcome to join this outing. Especially welcome are any former novices who spent time there. This neoclassical mansion was purchased by the Irish Jesuit Province in 1930 to ...

Read More »

Following the Jesuit trail

For this year’s Heritage Week, archivist Damien Burke gave a number of walking tours focusing on sites of Jesuit history on the north-side of Dublin.

Read More »

Ireland and the Jesuits

An introduction to Ireland, its history, and the history of then Jesuits in the country. It was shown to the participants at the interprovincial meeting in Heverlee, Leuven, Belgium, before the Jesuits left for their pastoral experiments in various countries.

Read More »