Tom Layden SJ

A fond farewell

January 11, 2017

Jesuits, colleagues and members of the Curia staff bid a fond farewell with warm thanks to Tom Layden, Irish Jesuit Provincial for the past six years

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GC36 is over

November 14, 2016

The 36th Jesuit General Congregation has ended and John Guiney SJ reflects on the significance of what happened in Rome

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New Irish Provincial announced

November 7, 2016

Fr Leonard Moloney SJ, former headmaster of Clongowes Wood College, has been named as the next Provincial of the Irish Jesuit Province

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Jesuit General Congregation in full swing

October 12, 2016

On Friday Jesuit delegates in Rome will elect a new leader. They've been there over a week and here's what they've been doing

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Divining the future at GC36

October 7, 2016

John Guiney SJ says the last three days have been intense for the Jesuit delegates in Rome to elect their new leader

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‘Simple, solemn, beautiful’.

October 3, 2016

At the opening Mass of GC36 Jesuits were called on to be courageous in their deliberations to choose a new leader.

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Irish Jesuits look to the future

July 20, 2016

Provincial Tom Layden spoke at length recently about how Jesuits are preparing for the future, particularly with regard to collaborating with other provinces.

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Provincial asks for prayers for GC36

audio July 8, 2016

Irish Jesuits · Irish Provincial calls for prayers for GC36 Irish Jesuit Provincial, Tom Layden, talks about the preparations made and the prayers needed for the Jesuit Order’s thirty-sixth General...

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Looking back, looking forward

video December 21, 2015

The homelessness crisis here and the migrant crisis in Europe – two of the issues Tom Layden SJ, Irish Jesuit Provincial, addresses in a review of the year with Pat...

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Novices take first vows

September 17, 2015

'What is it to be a Jesuit?' The question posed and answered by the Irish Jesuit Provincial Tom Layden SJ in his homily at the first vows ceremony for novices...

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