Fr Willie Doyle SJ

Remembering Fr Willie Doyle SJ

March 6, 2024

Monday 3 March marks the birthday of Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a chaplain during WWI whose cause for beatification and canonisation is under way.

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A man for our times

November 21, 2022

British and Irish army chaplains were among those attending the formal launch of WW1 chaplain Fr Willie Doyle SJ's canonisation process by Bishop Tom Denihan on Sunday 20 November.

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Vatican screening of film on Irish Jesuit

October 2, 2018

'Bravery Under Fire', a docudrama on the life of Irish WWI Jesuit chaplain Fr Willie Doyle, will have a special screening in the Vatican on 12 October

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Film on ‘forgotten hero’

November 20, 2017

Details of a docudrama about the life of wartime hero Fr. Willie Doyle SJ have just been released by EWTN

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Jesuits at the front

September 13, 2017

An exhibition focusing on Tipperary-born Fr Michael Bergin SJ, who was killed in Flanders in 1917, will take place in Roscrea Library, from 2-31 October

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Remembering the Great War chaplains

June 21, 2017

At a recent centenary commemoration, archivist Damien Burke spoke about the Irish Jesuit chaplains at Messines, Flanders, including Fr Willie Doyle

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Faith at the front

May 24, 2016

Roisin Duffy's RTE TV documentary on WWI chaplain Fr Frank Browne SJ, was recently screened in the Irish Embassy in London.

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