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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 ...

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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.

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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.

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Losing a generation

PAUL ANDREWS SJ :: Next Friday, 19 June, marks the 64th anniversary of an appalling accident near Munich, Germany, in which sixteen Jesuits were killed (15 German and one British) when their truck was hit by a train.

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Jesuits and the Arts

"The Society of Jesus was probably the most prolific patron of the arts in the Baroque era". This was the bold claim made by renowned historian John O'Malley SJ during his illustrated talk on 'The Jesuits and the Arts in the Tridentine Era'.

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Jesuits and the Baroque

As part of the bi-centenary celebrations of the restoration of the Jesuits in 1814, the National Gallery will host a three-month exhibition of Baroque art relating to the counter-Reformation. A lecture series will form part of this event.

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