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Fond farewell to Magis Ireland

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Magis Ireland, the Jesuit Outreach to Young Adults was wound up on 30 April. All involved down the years until now, have touched the lives of many young people, channelling them into service, challenging them in justice...

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Running for Slí Eile

In a monumental effort to raise funds for Slí Eile, director Padraig Swan ran a grueling 56 kilometres in the Two Oceans Marathon in Cape Town, South Africa in April. It took him a mere 5 hours, 40 minutes. And he doesn’t plan to stop there. He will run a further three marathons this year, hoping to add substantially to ...

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Young people and Jesuits go ‘Nationwide’

RTE 1 TV will broadcast a special Holy Week feature on their popular Nationwide programme on Wed 8 April ’09 at 7pm. Young people working on Jesuit projects with prisoners, immigrants, the homeless and people going back to college are interviewed in the programme which explores how they are living out their faith in modern Ireland. Slí Eile, Jesuit University Support & Training ...

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Raising funds the hard way

Padraig Swan is pushing himself all the way in an effort to raise funds for the projects of Slí Eile, the Jesuit outreach to young adults. On 11 April, Easter Saturday, he will join more than 25,000 other runners in the Two Oceans Ultra Marathon, a 56 kilometre run (35 miles) which begins and ends in Cape Town, South Africa. ...

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Ballymun choir bang out the hits

The Ballymun Gospel Choir, one of the foremost choirs of its kind in the country, is hosting an evening of “electric gospel music” on Saturday, 14 March, in St Anne’s Church, Dawson Street, at 8.00pm. The evening is in aid of the Slí Eile centre for young adults in Gardiner Street, Dublin 1. Over the past five years, the Ballymun ...

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Slí Eile Kairos for young adults

Thirty young adults – from age 18 years to the mid-30s – gathered at Slí Eile Jesuit Centre for Young Adults to begin the journey to Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre, Newry where they made a Kairos Retreat together. They assembled from TCD, UCD, DIT, NUI Maynooth, Mater Dei Institute of Education (DCU) and the business world. They were attracted to make ...

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Taking to the road

Inspired by the example of the early Jesuits, two of the staff of Slí Eile, Padraig Swan, director, and Noelle Fitzpatrick, took off recently on a ‘pilgrimage experiment’. What this entails – as Jesuit novices well know – is spending some time on the road, without bags or baggage, completely reliant on the kindness of strangers. It is a valuable ...

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Slí Eile seeks volunteers

Slí Eile, The Jesuit Centre for Young Adults, took part in a major celebration on Mission Sunday, Oct 19 2008, in St Peter’s Church, Phibsboro (pictured). They showcased their young people’s involvement in the Church’s overseas Mission and invited young adults to join them in that work. Slí Eile is currently looking for young adults to volunteer to work in ...

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Slí Eile assist at UN World Poverty Day

Slí Eile (Jesuit centre for young adults) is one of 25 voluntary groups involved in a series of events to mark the UN Eradication of World Poverty Day on Friday 17 October. The annual commemoration presents the human face behind poverty statistics. In Dublin, a world poverty commemorative stone by Irish artist Stuart McGrath will be unveiled at Custom House ...

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Slí Eile prepare prison mass in Mountjoy

Slí Eile are looking for volunteers to help create a dynamic and uplifting liturgy for prisoners in Mountjoy Prison, Dublin. They need singers or other volunteers who can help to provide music and liturgical support for the Mass. The aim is to have the first Mass on 2 November. For more details, contact Eoghan Keogh: email him at [email protected], or phone ...

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