- How, when, and why did Jerusalem emerge as the sacred city of the Jews? This was the theme of a lecture by Professor Lee I. Levine of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, at the Cardinal Bea Centre in Rome, which is directed by Irish Jesuit Tom Casey SJ. Tom is pictured here with Professor Lawrence Schiffman, Chair of New York University’s Skirball Department of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and Professor in Hebrew and Judaic Studies at New York University (NYU), after the lecture.
- Michael Paul Gallagher pre-recorded a 30 minute ‘Dialogue’ with Andy O’Mahony, dealing with the transitions in his life (mainly moving from UCD to Rome), with writers and film directors he has known through UCD, and with his forthcoming book, Faith Maps: ten religious explorers from Newman to Joseph Ratzinger. It is the first in a new series and will be broadcast at 7 p.m. on Holy Saturday, 3rd April on RTE Radio 1.
- JRS and Slí Eile will hold their annual Easter Egg Hunt for children, in Mountjoy Square Park on Easter Sunday morning. Drop your Easter Eggs or donations into the Slí Eile office, 20 Upper Gardiner St.
- Alison Kelly, Director for Disarmament and Non-Proliferation in the Department of Foreign Affairs, will be speaking on “Next Steps for the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty: An Irish Perspective” on Wednesday, March 24 at 7pm in the Robert Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. All are welcome to attend this public lecture, which is organised by the International Peace Studies programme at the Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College Dublin and Irish CND.
FR PROVINCIAL’S DIARY
22-24 March: Manresa Visitation
25-27 March: Superiors’ meeting