Short notices

February 9, 2010

Joe Duffy’s Spirit Level on RTE on 7 February included a feature about Fr Joe Mallin SJ, the 94-year-old Irish Jesuit who is the son of Michael Mallin, one of...

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‘Messenger’ in pink!

October 6, 2009

For the first time in The Messenger’s 121 year history its iconic red cover has been transposed to a flush of pink  because The Messenger magazine has taken the lead...

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Ignatian Lutherans

September 8, 2009

Johannesgarden is a retreat centre outside Gothenburg. It was originally run by Sacred Heart Sisters from Germany but is now in the care of the Swedish Catholic diocesan authorities. Each...

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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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The Novena at SFX

March 19, 2009

The Novena of Grace, March 4-12 each year, in honour of St Francis Xavier, still attracts.  Up to 1,900 people attended three daily sessions in Gardiner St church.  The numbers...

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Surviving the sledgehammer

March 11, 2009

The Irish Times, in a feature article to mark World Glaucoma Day, told the story of Martin Murphy, SJ, who lives such an active life in Gardiner Street that few...

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A saint in the making

February 24, 2009

Over five hundred people attended the annual mass of thanksgiving and prayer for the canonisation of  Fr John Sullivan SJ in Gardiner St Church on Saturday 21 February. Fr Tom Morrissey SJ gave...

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Why China?

January 20, 2009

Last week’s AMDG Express anticipated a visit to Belvedere by the Chinese Ambassador, to celebrate a student exchange programme with Jesuit schools in China. Why China? There are three major...

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Young Scientists

January 20, 2009

What do young scientists look like? Here is a sample from this year’s exhibition in the RDS. Clongowes is proud of Henry Glass (pictured here with Taoiseach Brian Cowen), whose...

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Sartre in Bethlehem

December 16, 2008

55 years ago a Jesuit fellow-student in Munich gave Paul Andrews a remarkable typescript: Christmas writing from an unexpected source. In the autumn of 1940 the Nazis captured and deported...

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