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Eusebio Kino

Eusebio Kino is a very inspirational Jesuit for a huge number of reasons. He was known for being many things such as an explorer, geographer, cartographer, missionary and astronomer. He was born in the village of Segno in Mexico, in the Territory of the Bishopric of Trent, which was then part of the Holy Roman Empire. The area in which ...

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WMOF: LGBT community integration at Farm Street

Integrating Catholic LGBT community members into the ordinary life of a parish was the theme of one remarkable presentation at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin last week. It was given by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, superior of the Jesuit community in Farm Street, London, and soon to be the parish priest at Farm Street Church. With him was ...

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A champion at the front

A number of centenary events took place in 2017 to mark the life and death of Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a Jesuit chaplain who was killed at Passchendaele. An exhibition also continued in 2018.

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola

Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the founder of the Society of Jesus; he created an order which has created innovators and thinkers, and spread faith and charity across the globe.

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Eddie Cosgrove SJ ordained at Milltown

Irish Jesuit Eddie Cosgrove, of Dromahair, Co. Leitrim, was ordained on Sunday 14 May by Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, at a ceremony in Milltown Park

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Taking stock of a faith that does justice

A large number of Irish Jesuits and colleagues met up to consider their commitment to a faith that does justice in the light of the decrees of General Congregation 36.

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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

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Saint Claude de la Colombière and Sacred Heart devotion in Ireland

It was the fruitful friendship of Saint Claude de la Colombière and Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque that spurred the development and popularity of the devotion to the Sacred Heart in the seventeenth century, and it still continues today.

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Saint Edmund Campion

One of many Catholics to suffer at the hands of the English government in the wake of Henry VIII’s separation from the Church of Rome, Saint Edmund Campion was forced to flee Britain because of his beliefs and, upon returning to his homeland less than a decade later as a missionary, he was executed for them.

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