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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Lesotho trek availability

June 3, 2008

The Peter McVerry Trust (PMVT) has limited places available on their trek in Lesotho, one of Africa’s hidden gems, from 17-26 October 2008. Money raised from this fundraising challenge will...

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Belvedere Union outreach to homeless

May 20, 2008

Belvedere Social Services (BSS), set up by Belvedere Union with the assistance of Peter McVerry SJ, is now in its twelfth year. It provides sheltered accommodation and individual care to...

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Preaching a radical Jesus

April 29, 2008

Speaking at the launch of his new book, Jesus: Social Revolutionary?, Peter McVerry SJ commented: “For me, the life and work of Jesus should mean that a huge commitment to...

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Jesus: social revolutionary?

April 8, 2008

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice (JCFJ) has announced the publication of Jesus: social revolutionary? This new book is written by one of the JCFJ team, Peter McVerry SJ,...

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Bringing ‘faith that does justice’ to school

February 12, 2008

Peter McVerry SJ spoke to a group of about 70 parents in Colaiste Iognaid last Tuesday night, 5 February. Organised by the school’s Ignatian Identity Group (IIG), formally known as...

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Housing Minister visits JCFJ

February 5, 2008

On Wednesday 30 January Mr Batt O’Keeffe TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Housing at the Department of the Environment, visited the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice. Accompanied...

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Bringing justice to the world

October 31, 2007

October 31, 2007 Bringing justice to the world by Peter McVerry SJ Fr Pedro Arrupe SJ is considered by many Jesuits, myself included, to be the “second founder” of the...

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