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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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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.

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Jacques Dupuis

Having spent decades of life in India in the midst of a culture so different to his own, Jacques Dupuis was an avid advocate of interfaith dialogue and religious pluralism, even in the face of investigation into his teachings and writings from the Vatican itself.

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Ignacio Ellacuría

Ignacio Ellacuría SJ is widely regarded as a brilliant contributor to the development in Catholic theology of the notion of the 'preferential option for the poor'.

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Jesuit life in Rathfarnham Castle

Province Assistant Archivist Damien Burke writes about Jesuit life in Rathfarnham Castle during the years of rebellion and revolution in Ireland.

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God is with us

The new Fr General of the Society of Jesus has given an extensive interview which throws much light on the man himself, his Jesuit life and the desires that draw and drive him

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