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Unmissable: BBC on Caravaggio

April 21, 2009

Last November, AMDG Update reported the activity of a TV crew in Leeson Street preparing a documentary on the house’s Caravaggio painting, The Taking of Christ, which was a major...

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Short Notices

April 21, 2009

Sacred Space welcomes Richard McCarthy (pictured here), a Tralee man married to a Brazilian, who has joined Piaras Jackson SJ and Patrick Muldoon as the team’s web developer, after experience...

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A respectable scholar

April 7, 2009

When Denis Leonard (pictured left) was a student at Crescent in the 1950s, his mother received a letter from Fr O’Beirne, Prefect of Studies, noting that Denis had improved of...

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Crescent celebrates on the double

April 7, 2009

Limerick’s Crescent College Comprehensive SJ had double cause for celebration on the weekend of 28th and 29th March, 2009. As it continued its celebrations for its sesquicentenary, it also emerged...

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From ‘Sir’ with love

April 7, 2009

Five hundred people turned up in Croagh Park on Wednesday 1 April to enjoy an evening with Sir Alex Ferguson and raise funds for the Belvedere Social Integration Scheme. The...

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Lisburn Churches come together

April 7, 2009

More than thirty lay people and clergy from the Church of Ireland, the Methodists, the Presbyterians, the Catholic parish, and the Plymouth Brethren in Lisburn, Co Antrim, have been on...

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JRS Homework Club in Clondalkin

April 7, 2009

To mark the end of its second term, Jesuit Refugee Service (Ireland) held a quiz last Thursday for asylum-seeking children who attend the JRS Homework Club. The Club is held...

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JESUITICA: A brilliant botanist

April 7, 2009

Georg Kamel (1661-1706), a Moravian Jesuit, worked as a missionary-pharmacist in the Philippines, and would send newly discovered plant specimens back to Europe to be studied and classified. The great...

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David Down Under

April 7, 2009

David Tuohy SJ has just returned from a visit to Australia, where he was working with the Australian Council of Education Research (an institution somewhat comparable to the ESRI here)...

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JESUITICA: Fresh thinking

March 31, 2009

Karl Rahner, perhaps the greatest Jesuit theologian of the twentieth century, flunked his doctoral thesis at the University of Freiburg – he was asking questions that Martin Honecker, his safe,...

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