World War 1

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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Blessed Rupert Mayer

October 26, 2016

Known as the ‘Apostle of Munich’, Blessed Rupert Mayer SJ, survived two world wars – the first as chaplain-in-service of those who fought and died, and the second as a...

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Faith at the front

May 24, 2016

Roisin Duffy's RTE TV documentary on WWI chaplain Fr Frank Browne SJ, was recently screened in the Irish Embassy in London.

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Irish Jesuit chaplains in the First World War

December 15, 2014

At a time of great turmoil at home in Ireland, thirty-two Irish Jesuits signed up to minister to Catholic soldiers on the European battlefields of the First World War. Damien...

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Remembering the war dead

October 31, 2014

At September’s end a number of Jesuits along with students and staff of Clongowes College, visited Flanders and the Somme. There they commemorated the contribution of former Clongowes’ students and...

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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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Fr Browne’s forgotten war

August 29, 2014

The famed photographer of the Titanic and Irish man Fr Frank Browne SJ was the subject of a documentary broadcast on RTÉ Television on Wednesday 30 July. It coincided with...

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