Eusebio Kino

February 14, 2019

Eusebio Kino is an inspirational Jesuit for a huge number of reasons. He was an explorer, geographer, cartographer, missionary and astronomer. He was born in the village of Segno in...

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Jesuits discern preferences for years ahead

January 16, 2019

An 'Extended Council' met in Rome recently to set the universal apostolic preferences for the Society for the coming decade

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WMOF: LGBT community integration at Farm Street

August 29, 2018

Integrating Catholic LGBT community members into the ordinary life of a parish was the theme of one remarkable presentation at the World Meeting of Families in Dublin last week. It...

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A champion at the front

February 28, 2018

A number of centenary events took place in 2017 to mark the life and death of Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a Jesuit chaplain who was killed at Passchendaele. An exhibition...

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Saint Ignatius of Loyola

August 16, 2017

Saint Ignatius of Loyola was the founder of the Society of Jesus; he created an order which has created innovators and thinkers, and spread faith and charity across the globe.

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Eddie Cosgrove SJ ordained at Milltown

May 14, 2017

Irish Jesuit Eddie Cosgrove, of Dromahair, Co. Leitrim, was ordained on Sunday 14 May by Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, at a ceremony in Milltown Park

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Taking stock of a faith that does justice

April 26, 2017

A large number of Irish Jesuits and colleagues met up to consider their commitment to a faith that does justice in the light of the decrees of General Congregation 36.

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Saint Robert Southwell

February 22, 2017

Robert Southwell is one of the ten canonised Jesuit martyrs of England and Wales, and his prose and poetry are reportedly to have been well known by Shakespeare

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Saint Claude de la Colombière and Sacred Heart devotion in Ireland

February 1, 2017

It was the fruitful friendship of Saint Claude de la Colombière and Saint Margaret Mary Alacoque that spurred the development and popularity of the devotion to the Sacred Heart in...

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Saint Edmund Campion

January 25, 2017

One of many Catholics to suffer at the hands of the English government in the wake of Henry VIII’s separation from the Church of Rome, Saint Edmund Campion was forced...

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