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The beatitudes – more than ever!

After Obama's election eight years ago, Donal Godfrey SJ, an Irish Jesuit living in Chicago, wrote a reflection of hope for this website. His homily last Sunday was very different

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Hard-hitting homilies

Fr Tony O'Riordan SJ, PP in Moyross, Limerick, has been making headlines with his hard-hitting sermons directed at drug dealers and politicians.

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Peter McVerry – a dedicated life

RTÉ featured a 52-minute documentary on 6 September, on the life and work of Peter McVerry SJ. The title is 'Peter McVerry: A view from the basement'.

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Refugees: Ireland must do more

The May 2016 issue of Working Notes laments the response right across Europe, including in Ireland, to the greatest humanitarian crisis of our time.

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The Irish proclamation and a culture of life

JOHN DOOLEY SJ :: Patrick Pearse would be disappointed with the change of wording to our proclamation which no longer cherishes the unborn. My dream is to help in building a culture of life in our land.

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Housing policy a disaster – JCFJ

Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice says latest statistics on family homelessness are a shocking indictment of current housing policy.

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Cautious welcome given to Climate Bill

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice has welcomed progress towards enacting the Climate Action and Low Carbon Development Bill, but it insists on the need for concrete action.

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Belvedere College marks Red T-Shirt Day for Refugees

Belvedere College held a special day of fundraising, called 'Red T-Shirt Day for Refugees' – inspired by the red shirt worn by the young Syrian boy washed up on a Turkish beach in September.

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