Willie Doyle SJ

Willie Doyle SJ’s canonisation cause opens

October 27, 2022

Bishop Tom Deenihan has announced that he is to open the Cause for the Beatification and Canonisation of Fr Willie Doyle SJ.

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Messenger books: A life of gracious goodness

June 7, 2022

'Willie Doyle SJ' and 'God in Every Day' are the latest books that help inspire readers to follow the path to sainthood.

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Spiritual director honoured

April 24, 2018

Fergus O’Keefe SJ was honoured for his years of service and devotion to the Lay Retreat Association in Manresa Jesuit Centre of Spirituality

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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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A Jesuit ‘man of the people’

January 5, 2018

The first ever children’s book about Fr Willie Doyle SJ, has just been published. It's available in English and Irish

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Film on ‘forgotten hero’

November 20, 2017

Details of a docudrama about the life of wartime hero Fr. Willie Doyle SJ have just been released by EWTN

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Fr Willie Doyle SJ – a lesson for Europe

August 30, 2017

Renowned journalist Robert Fisk has used the life and death of Irish war chaplain Fr Willie Doyle SJ, who died at Passchendaele in 1917, as an anti-Brexit morality tale.

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Life and death in the trenches

July 29, 2017

Dalkey Library is hosting an exhibition of the life and death of Jesuit war chaplain Fr Willie Doyle SJ, a Dalkey native, who was killed in the Battle of Ypres...

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Jesuit Chaplains of World War I

October 3, 2014

Irish Jesuit Chaplains in the First World War, (Messenger Publications) edited by Damien Burke, assistant archivist to the Jesuit Province, was launched on Friday 17 September, by Roisin Duffy of...

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