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Ethics in a Catholic schools context

Peter McVerry SJ and Pat Coyle, director of Irish Jesuit communications, spoke to Transition Year students as part of Catholic Schools Week, Peter addressing homelessness and Pat raising ethical issues in media.

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Belvedere record-breaking sleepout

The Belvedere College SJ sleepout was a record-breaking success this year. The students sleeping on O'Connell St and College Green raised €178,000 for Focus Ireland, The Peter McVerry Trust and Home Again.

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Peter McVerry SJ

Fr. Peter McVerry SJ grew up in Newry, Co. Down and was educated at the Christian Brothers in Newry and at the Jesuit school at Clongowes Wood College. In 1962, he entered the Jesuit Order and was ordained in 1975. He worked as a priest in the Inner City in Dublin from 1975 to 1980 and there he encountered some ...

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