John Dardis SJ

Provincial’s tribute to Fr Michael Melvin RIP

September 14, 2008

Many tributes have been paid to the late Fr Michael Melvin SVD, director of kairos Communications in Maynooth. He died unexpectedly on Tuesday 9 September, aged 61. Jesuit Provincial John...

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Letter of Provincial concerning GC35 decrees

June 24, 2008

John Dardis SJ, Irish Jesuit Provincial, writes to the Province on the occasion of the official release of the decrees of General Congregation 35. For a useful summary of the...

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Great vision, great people

September 18, 2007

The National College of Ireland (NCI) celebrated its Jesuit heritage on September 20th with the launch of a book on the college’s history and a permanent exhibition. Irish Provincial, John...

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The European Union: broadening the vision

March 19, 2007

For the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the Irish Jesuit Provincial, Fr John Dardis, addressed a gathering in St Patrick’s Cathedral. Faith communities, he remarked, have much to...

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Ruined for life!

October 19, 2006

Mary Stokes had her life ‘ruined’ by spending a year with the Jesuit Volunteer Communities. Thanks to what she learned about community, spirituality and social justice, she can never look...

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Celebrating the past, looking with hope to the future

June 19, 2006

In his address to the congregation at the farewell Mass in Limerick, the Irish Provincial, John Dardis SJ, finds reason to celebrate and honour the many Jesuits who have ministered...

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