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100,000 Messengers go out

November 25, 2008

The Irish Jesuits are giving away over one hundred thousand copies of The Messenger magazine this Sunday Nov 30th 2008. The Messenger is the biggest selling magazine in Ireland, with...

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JRS responds to crisis in DR Congo

November 25, 2008

Though the ceasefire announced last month in the Democratic Republic of Congo appears to be still holding, all is far from well there. There continue to be many reports of...

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Peter McVerry stirs up the drugs debate

November 18, 2008

The Northside People West on 12 November published an interview with Peter McVerry SJ in which he urged a discussion of the legalisation of all drugs. “We have already legalised...

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Fr Sullivan: the last witness

November 18, 2008

Fr John Fitzgerald SJ, the last surviving Jesuit to have been taught in Clongowes by Fr John Sullivan, shared some precious memories at the commemorative Mass which takes place in...

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Ex-pat Irish Jesuit recalls election night

November 11, 2008

There was no escaping the US Presidential election over the last two weeks, so AMDG Express sought a personal viewpoint from Donal Godfrey, the Cork-born Irish Jesuit who is head...

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Nobber meets Ballymun

November 11, 2008

As part of their ‘Faith in action’ religious education programme, a group of 18 Transition Year students from O’Carolan College, Nobber, Co. Meath, spent last Friday morning digging in with...

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Radio has better pictures

November 11, 2008

Two students from Belvedere College, their teacher, and Oliver Murphy, historian and college museum curator were on ‘Today with Pat Kenny’ on Tuesday 11 November, the 90th anniversary of Armistice...

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Commemorating slain Jesuits

November 4, 2008

A memorial service will be held in Novosibirsk on 29 November for the Otto Messmer SJ and Viktor Betancourt SJ, the two Jesuit priests who were brutally murdered in Moscow...

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Ireland funds African projects

November 4, 2008

The Jesuit Mission Office works hard to raise funds for a variety of projects in different parts of the world, and recently Murt Curry and his colleagues in the office...

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The Pilgrims

November 4, 2008

Seven Jesuits have just returned from a long-planned pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Donal Neary and Derek Cassidy had gone ahead to prepare the way for them, checking on places...

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