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Remembering Joe Palmisano SJ

US Jesuit Joe Palmisano (centre), who spent many years studying in Ireland, passed away on Christmas night after a lengthy battle with cancer. Brendan McManus (right) remembers him.

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Death of Michael Paul Gallagher SJ

Renowned academic and author Fr Michael Paul Gallagher SJ died last night (Friday 6 November) in St Vincent's Private Hospital, just after the anointing of the sick and prayers, accompanied by three Jesuit friends.

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Death of Fr. Finbarr Clancy SJ

The death has occurred of Fr. Finbarr Gerard Clancy S.J., member of the Clongowes Community, Clane, Co. Kildare and formerly of the Milltown Institute of Philosophy and Theology, on July 15th 2015, peacefully, following a short illness at the Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin.  Son of the late Dr. Martin & Margaret Clancy, Dunlavin, Co. Wicklow. Deeply regretted by his loving ...

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Br Martin Murphy SJ: may he rest in peace

Death has finally got the better of Martin Murphy, a strong and distinctive presence in the Irish Jesuits, a model for anyone who with God’s help has to fight sickness.

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Remembering Ron Darwen SJ

On Thursday, January 29th, Jim Culliton SJ and Brendan Comerford SJ, attended the funeral Mass of the late Ron Darwen SJ in Preston, Lancashire, England. Both Jim and Brendan had been former tertians of Ron’s.

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RIP: Fr Patrick Heelan SJ

Fr Patrick Heelan SJ died in Cherryfield Lodge on 1 February. Aside from being a Jesuit priest, he was a theoretical physicist and a philosopher of science who studied under three Nobel Prize winners.

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RIP: Fr Neil O’Driscoll SJ

Fr Neil O’Driscoll died peacefully in St. Vincent’s Hospital on Tuesday 27th January, aged 81. He was a fine figure of a man who never lost the military bearing that reflected his three years in the army. He was a dear and delightful companion.

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Loss of a leader: John Humphreys

Last Friday, 10 October, the Irish Jesuits lost one of their great servants. John Humphreys, aged 71, had been unconscious for two days, and increasingly sick with a brain tumour for five months. John was a Limerick man, a passionate fan of Munster rugby. His father, 25 years older than his mother, had died in 1953, leaving 10-year-old John as ...

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John Dunne SJ: funeral homily

The death of Fr John Dunne has drawn condolences from near and far, including, from Zambia-Malawi, Declan Murray SJ and Provincial Peter Bwanali. Also, there have been numerous requests for the text of the homily which Brian Grogan SJ gave at the funeral mass in Gonzaga Chapel. Brian spoke warmly of John’s life and character, concentrating on three areas – ...

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John Dunne SJ RIP

Fr John Dunne SJ died peacefully at 10:30 am on the morning of 27 December 2008, the Feast of John the Evangelist. He was commended to the Lord by the prayers of his sister, Anne, Jesuit colleagues and nursing staff. John is deeply regretted by his loving sister, Anne, S.C., and his nieces and nephew, his brother-in-law, Shora, sister-in-law, Breda, ...

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