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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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Michael Ryan SJ, RIP

The funeral of Fr Michael Ryan SJ took place in Milltown Park, Dublin on April 7, 2008. Michael died peacefully at Cherryfield Lodge, Dublin on Thursday, April 3, 2008, aged 90 years. Born in Dublin, his early education was with the Christian Brothers on North Richmond Street. He entered the Jesuits in Emo in 1936, then studied Arts at UCD, ...

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Liam Greene remembered in Galway

The late Liam Greene SJ will be specially remembered at the 11 o’clock mass in St Ignatius Church, Sea Road, Galway on Sunday 16 March 2008. John Humphries SJ will preside. Liam died unexpectedly on February 15 and is sadly missed by all who knew him.

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Liam Greene RIP

Please pray for the soul of Fr Liam Greene SJ, who died unexpectedly Friday morning, 15 February 2008 after taking ill suddenly. He was 65 years old and was working with the JUST programme in Ballymun. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis. Funeral arrangements The body of Fr Liam Greene SJ will be removed to St. Francis Xavier ...

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