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Belvedere College students sleep out for homeless charities

Students at Dublin school are hopeful they can match last year's donations which raised almost €200,000 for Focus Ireland, the Peter McVerry Trust and Home Again.

2018.12.23.

‘Prosperous Crozier’ goes on public display at National Museum

“It is a reminder of our rich Christian heritage, providing a wonderful link to life in the Irish Church over a millennium ago,” says Jesuit.

2018.11.16.

Pope’s visit should be more than celebrity concert: Jesuit theologian

It may be centuries before another pope comes to Ireland as the axis of influence in the Church has shifted to the Southern hemisphere, says Bishop of Limerick.

2018.03.23.

Exhibition on life and legacy of Cardinal Manning

Cardinal Manning was a great champion of the poor, the dignity and rights of workers, education and family life. He made a lasting contribution he made to the development of Catholic social teaching.

2018.02.10.

Sacred Heart Messenger celebrates 130 years

Sales today stand at 52,000, and it remains one of the best-selling magazines in the country.

2018.01.24.

Exhibition on Jesuit chaplains in World War I opens

Of the 32 Irish Jesuit chaplains who served on the battlefields of France, Belgium, Egypt and Mesopotamia, four were killed and two died from illness.

2017.11.15.

Ploughing offers encounters and time for pause

“It is an occasion where hundreds of thousands of people gather. Wherever people gather is the place to be and it is what Pope Francis wants us to do – to get out and be out among the people,” says Bishop Fintan Monahan.

2017.09.21.

Devotees of Fr John Sullivan struck by relative’s uncanny resemblance to him

Church of Ireland Primate describes beatification as a “day of celebration and joy” in the context of the “unending need for reconciliation in Ireland”.

2017.05.17.

Tralee remembers Brother John Conway 40 years on

The slaughter of Brother Conway (57) and his fellow missionaries stunned many.

2017.02.11.

Two Irish Jesuits participating in election of next global leader

New general superior will be the 30th since the Society’s foundation in September 1540 by St Ignatius of Loyola.

2016.10.01.

Archbishop and Minister open exhibition on role of Church in 1916

Exhibition gives a unique glimpse into the hearts of those who ministered and those to whom they ministered during the Rising in Dublin.

2016.09.24.

Build up respect across traditions: Archbishop

CofI Primate appeals to people to do more to respond to the “plight and devastation of those who carry the cross of suffering in the Middle East."

2016.02.23.

Belvedere College pays tribute to Terry Wogan

“Even as a student, his special talents were clearly in evidence whether performing with distinction in the school opera or simply keeping his friends continually entertained."

2016.02.03.

New book evaluates Ireland’s response to Vatican II

“I think it is profoundly unfortunate that the voice of the bishops is not heard in this book and I know that voice was sought" - Baroness Nuala O'Loan.

2015.11.28.

Absence of a compassionate response to survivors

NBSCCCI audits of 43 orders show a total of 325 allegations of sexual abuse were made against 141 religious resulting in 8 criminal convictions.

2015.09.10.

True love for God leads to unity: Shia Imam

The problem is that people love God but in a way that is not right." Some have a "possessive love for God: 'That is my God, not your God': Dr Mohammed Ali Shomali.

2015.08.07.

Former soldier to be ordained in St Mel’s today

Longford native Seamus O’Rourke (56) will be ordained for the Diocese of Ardagh & Clonmacnois by Bishop Francis Duffy.

2015.06.21.

CofI service to honour Venerable John Sullivan SJ

Anglican roots of Jesuit priest from Dublin to be recognised in liturgy led by Church of Ireland Primate, Archbishop Michael Jackson.

2015.06.12.

Nichols warns Cameron of challenges ahead

Results “cannot disguise a deeply divided nation, one which has rarely been more fragile and is heading into a precarious future.”

2015.05.11.

Keep Good Friday alcohol ban say Pioneers

New PTAA president, James Shevlin, says country's licensing laws are already sufficiently generous and liberal.

2015.04.02.

Documentary considers Francis’ past and future

Can Pope Francis hold the Catholic Church together and reform it at the same time?

2015.03.18.

Kidnapped Jesuit is freed in Afghanistan

Indian PM Narendra Modi expresses delight at the release of Fr Alexis Prem Kumar who was kidnapped at gunpoint by suspected Taliban militants on 2 June 2014.

2015.02.24.

Archbishops honour unique holiness of Fr Sullivan

Irish Jesuit convert whom Pope Francis declared Venerable last November draws Christian Churches together in remembrance.

2015.02.22.

Archbishops honour Jesuit on path to sainthood

“Many people believe his prayers have brought the healing power of God into their lives and his tomb is visited daily by those who seek his help.”

2015.02.18.

Jesuits help BBC’s Father Brown get it right

Farm Street Jesuit invited to vet the scripts and attend recordings of TV series based on the character created by GK Chesterton.

2015.01.07.

Shakespeare folio rekindles catholicism question

Rare first folio of plays dating from 1623 which was discovered in Saint Omer links Bard to the Jesuits.

2014.12.16.

Tánaiste opens major exhibition on Fr Browne

Papal Nuncio among guests honouring the most outstanding Irish photographic artist and photojournalist of the twentieth century.

2014.11.03.

Young people enrich their faith at Magis 2014

Ignatian influenced ventures challenge young people from 18 nationalities to put their faith into action.

2014.08.13.

Special faith programme for First Communion

Kit aids children with special needs make their First Holy Communion.

2014.05.26.

Magis Ireland to close this week

Declining financial and human resources cited for closure.

2014.04.27.
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