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A different kind of pre-nuptial agreement

March 19, 2007

The early stage of a marriage can be fraught with difficulties. Perhaps, David Gaffney suggests, a pre-nuptial agreement to keep commitments under review and to be open to counselling might...

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The European Union: broadening the vision

March 19, 2007

For the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome, the Irish Jesuit Provincial, Fr John Dardis, addressed a gathering in St Patrick’s Cathedral. Faith communities, he remarked, have much to...

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Paul Miki: Japanese samurai and Christian martyr

March 16, 2007

March 16, 2007 Paul Miki: Japanese samurai and Christian martyr by Mgr. Denis O’Callaghan With changes in the liturgical calendar in recent years many feastdays of obscure saints no longer...

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An ecumenical plea

March 5, 2007

March 5, 2007 An ecumenical plea Time to drop ’Roman’ from Roman Catholics by Paul Andrews SJ As a boy I had a spell in England - Lancashire and London....

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Poems for Lent

February 19, 2007

These four poems were written by Colm Lavelle SJ. The first two are in keeping with Lent. The third is on the Eucharist (compare Phil 2, 5-11). The final poem...

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Remembering Benedict Kiely

February 19, 2007

Dermot Harte, ex-Belvederian, remembers his friend Benedict Kiely with fondness. Ben Kiely, a well-known journalist and writer, spent one year as a Jesuit novice in Emo, Offaly. Ireland’s brightest contemporary...

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RNN launches special interviews for Lent

February 19, 2007

A new departure for Religious News Network has met with an initial positive response. Lent Matters is a series of interviews in which people discuss topics such as prayer, retreat,...

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JCC website project on its way

February 19, 2007

The JCC website project, attempting to integrate and streamline some of the major Irish Jesuit websites, is well on its way to completion. Dermot Roantree explains. The major website project...

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The maturing effect of having a baby

February 19, 2007

David Gaffney considers how bringing a child into the world and rearing it responsibly may transform a relationship. Nature, he says, can compensate for any deficiencies in maturity in a...

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Jesuits and AISGA

February 19, 2007

Brian O’Leary describes the role of the All Ireland Spiritual Guidance Association, an organisation which represents the interests of spiritual guides or directors throughout the country. Nine Jesuits were among...

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