Unmissable: BBC on Caravaggio

April 21, 2009

Last November, AMDG Update reported the activity of a TV crew in Leeson Street preparing a documentary on the house’s Caravaggio painting, The Taking of Christ, which was a major...

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Young people and Jesuits go ‘Nationwide’

April 7, 2009

RTE 1 TV will broadcast a special Holy Week feature on their popular Nationwide programme on Wed 8 April ’09 at 7pm. Young people working on Jesuit projects with prisoners, immigrants, the homeless...

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A very busy Guy

March 31, 2009

It’s been a busy week for Brother Guy Consolmagno SJ, the Vatican astronomer currently in Ireland. As well as lecturing to packed audiences at Dunsink Observatory in Dublin and Blackrock...

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God and the Recession

March 24, 2009

On 23 March, in Buswell’s Hotel, Professor Ray Kinsella of the UCD Smurfit School of Business, launched “The Recession and God” by Gerry O’Hanlon SJ. Ray started by invoking the...

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Football fans raise funds for Belvedere

March 19, 2009

Sir Alex Ferguson, manager of Manchester United football club, is going to help raise funds for Belvedere’s Social Integration Scheme (SIS) by appearing as guest of honour at an event...

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Presidential visit to ‘The Jes’

March 10, 2009

President Mary McAleese visited Coláiste Iognáid on Wednesday 4 March and addressed the school, staff and parents’ groups. The President viewed a number of display boards in the foyer and...

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Keeping the conversation going

March 3, 2009

Irish priests have suffered indiscriminate opprobrium for quite some time. They’re no longer on their own. “The doghouse no longer feels lonely,” says Fergus O’Donoghue SJ in the editorial of...

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Our first centenarian, An t-Athair Ó Fionnagáin

February 17, 2009

Wednesday 18 February sees a unique birthday. For the first time an Irish Jesuit has turned a hundred. In the face of Fr Proinsias Ó Fionnagáin you see a man prone...

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Forgiving those who trespass against us

February 10, 2009

“In 2008 Josef Fritzl was arrested in Austria for imprisoning his daughter for 24 years, raping her continuously during that period, fathering seven children by her, and keeping them imprisoned....

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“Faith in crisis or in question?”

January 27, 2009

“Faith in Crisis or in Question?” is the theme for a series of weekly lectures beginning in the Milltown Institute, Sandford Rd., Dublin 6. The first, entitled ‘Church and Society in Ireland – Historical Perspectives’, on...

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