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Blessed Rupert Mayer

Known as the ‘Apostle of Munich’, Blessed Rupert Mayer SJ, survived two world wars – the first as chaplain-in-service of those who fought and died, and the second as a prisoner.

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Faith at the front

Roisin Duffy's RTE TV documentary on WWI chaplain Fr Frank Browne SJ, was recently screened in the Irish Embassy in London.

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Irish Jesuit chaplains in the First World War

At a time of great turmoil at home in Ireland, thirty-two Irish Jesuits signed up to minister to Catholic soldiers on the European battlefields of the First World War. Damien Burke, assistant archivist to the Irish Jesuit Province, has edited a fascinating collection of essays on eleven Irish Jesuit Chaplains...

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Remembering the war dead

At September’s end a number of Jesuits along with students and staff of Clongowes College, visited Flanders and the Somme. There they commemorated the contribution of former Clongowes’ students and Irish Jesuits, to WW1. They laid a wreath at the grave of Chaplain Michael Bergin, SJ, where one Jesuit remarked, ‘We are probably the first group of Irish Jesuits to ...

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Jesuit Chaplains of World War I

Irish Jesuit Chaplains in the First World War, (Messenger Publications) edited by Damien Burke, assistant archivist to the Jesuit Province, was launched on Friday 17 September, by Roisin Duffy of RTE. The launch took place in Belvedere College and was part of the history conference to mark the Jesuit Restoration of 1814, organised along with the Irish Catholic Historical Society. ...

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Fr Browne’s forgotten war

The famed photographer of the Titanic and Irish man Fr Frank Browne SJ was the subject of a documentary broadcast on RTÉ Television on Wednesday 30 July. It coincided with the launch of the book Fr Browne’s War by Edward O’Donnell SJ, published by Messenger Publications. ‘Fr Browne’s Forgotten War’ featured the work of Fr Frank Browne as a chaplain ...

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