Padraig Swan

Sitting with St Ignatius

October 10, 2022

A sculpture depicting an 'approachable' figure of St Ignatius Loyola sitting on a bench was unveiled at Belvedere College SJ to mark the 500th anniversary of his 'conversion.'

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‘Shared dream for a better world’

August 15, 2022

"What we celebrate today is a shared dream for a better world." So said John Guiney, Director of Irish Jesuits International at the launch of their Strategic Framework 2022 -2027.

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Belvedere/JRS Campaign for Ukraine

March 15, 2022

Belvedere College SJ is inviting support for the Belvedere/JRS Campaign for Ukraine, set up by the school.

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Over 100 students sleep out for the homeless

December 20, 2021

The Belvedere College SJ annual 'Sleep-Out' has gone virtual for the second year running with students sleeping in their back gardens

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Many will benefit from Belvo fundraisers

December 13, 2021

Belvedere College students are fund-raising this Advent for the homeless, refugees, and St Vincent de Paul. They are also tree-planting here and in Africa.

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The one who sings

September 24, 2021

Frank Wafer SJ, Irish Jesuit missionary, died in Lusaka, Zambia on 17 September 2021. His friend Padraig Swan reflects on his life

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Wisdom of youth

July 5, 2021

Lorcan O'Brien, Belvedere College graduate 2021, gives a "lovely mature and rounded reflection on his time in the College"

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Jesuit education – A time for pondering

May 25, 2021

Brian Flannery, outgoing Delegate for Education of the Irish Jesuit Province, reels in the years as he discusses his long and varied career

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Ger Brennan – finding God in all things

May 11, 2021

The All-Ireland winning Dublin footballer speaks about the influence of Belvedere College on his life and his personal relationship with Christ

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Belvedere College launches podcast series

April 20, 2021

Barbara Fitzgerald, mother of three Belvedere students, speaks with Pádraig Swan on her experience of the Vision, Mission and Values (VMV) of the College

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