St Ignatius day celebrations

July 9, 2010 in General, News

gardinerst_01Jesuits around the world will mark the feast day of  their founder St Ignatius of Loyola,on Sat 31 July.  In Dublin, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin will celebrate a special  Mass in St Francis Xavier Church,  Gardiner St, at 11 am on the feast day itself. Representatives from all the local Jesuit aposotlates will play and active part in the liturgy. On the eve of the feast, Friday 30 July, Jesuits across the water in England have invited former students of Jesuit schools and universities from around the world to an international reunion , beginning with Mass at 6pm followed by a celebration in Mount Street Gardens, adjacent to the Church immediately after. Fr Bruce Bradley SJ, former Headmaster of Belvedere College and now Rector at Clongowes, will be  concelebrating the Mass at Farm St Church in London’s  Mayfair. Enquiries and confirmations to [email protected].