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So you can’t forgive…?

March 3, 2009

Maureen Gaffney showed warm appreciation of Brian Lennon’s new book, So you can’t forgive…? as she launched it in Gardiner Street. She spoke first of the psychological blessings of forgiveness, how...

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The MAGiS experience

March 3, 2009

Last weekend fifteen young people gathered at the offices of Slí Eile on Gardiner St., flung a sleeping bag in the corner, grabbed a bite to eat, and headed out...

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Todd talks

March 3, 2009

Book-launches lead to book talks. Todd Morrissey followed his launch in Milltown with a talk on “the Jesuits in China” to the Irish/Chinese Cultural Society at the United Arts Club....

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Winning rugby for a cause

March 3, 2009

Old Clongowninan Justin Meagher was the winning captain of the Blackhall Baa Baa’s Rugby team that won the “Stuart Mangan Trophy”. The competition was organised by Keith Mangan to raise...

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Father Scully House comes down

March 3, 2009

In 1968 the galloping cancer which killed 46-year-old Tom Scully SJ must have been nourished by the tension in which he lived: between the demands of full-time science teaching in Belvedere,...

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JESUITICA: A costly Jesuit clock

March 3, 2009

Parts of a water clock fountain designed by Jesuit missionaries have been sold in Paris for €28,000,000 and are triggering a row between Christie’s auction house and China. The two...

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Short notices

March 3, 2009

Rugby updates: Coláiste Iognáid (pictured here) beat Marist College, Athlone, 23-11 in the semi-final of the Conanught Cup. Clongowes JCT, tipped as favourites, lost to St Michael’s 14-15.  Belvedere SCT...

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Tullabeg Book Two

March 2, 2009

The Jesuits in Tullabeg: Book Two – A Century of Service was launched by Mr. Michael Byrne, the well known local historian, in the Parish Hall, Rahan, on Monday 2 March....

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Drink less for Lent

February 24, 2009

The Pioneer Association has launched a Lenten campaign this year, urging Irish people to abstain from alcohol during Lent or at least to reduce their consumption. Speaking on Temperance Sunday,...

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Happy Birthday, Sacred Space

February 24, 2009

Ash Wednesday, 25 February, marks the tenth anniversary of Sacred Space, the online prayer website set up by the Jesuit Communication Centre in Leeson Street. It has been a phenomenal...

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