First Cardinal Martini Memorial lecture – Jan 21, 2013 at 7.30 p.m. in Gardiner St Church – ‘Cardinal Martini’s legacy in the Irish Context’. Speaker: Fr Eamonn Conway, Head of Theology and Religious Studies, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick. Fr Conway attended the recent synod of Bishops. Admission – donation.
Brendan McManus SJ will be in Canada for this year, 2013, to study Spiritual Direction in Loyola House, Guelph, Ontario. However, the first part of the programme sees Brendan studying Ignatian Spirituality for one semester in Regis College, Toronto, and then spending the rest of the year in Guelph retreat house. What is always a shock for those new to Canada is the biting cold and the special gear needed to be warm!
Was the Rector of Milltown Park, Conall O Cuinn, the only Jesuit to swim in the sea on Christmas Day?
Each morning next week, 14th to 18th January, Paul Andrews SJ will give the Living Word talk on RTE Radio One at 6.40.
Michael O’Sullivan SJ is happy to report that the MA course in Applied Christian Spirituality, which he directs, has attracted participants from 10 countries and 5 continents. Its graduates outnumber those from any other course in All Hallows.
The national papers recorded the tragic accident that led to the death of Andrew Clarke, a member of the Poetry class in Clongowes, crushed under the weight of a racing car which he was servicing. Andrew donated his heart, lungs, liver and kidneys to help others. The large crowd at his funeral Mass in the Boys’ Chapel showed how he was loved and is missed.
Bart Kiely continues to make slow steady progress after his traffic accident in Rome in November. On 8th January Bart is being moved from an acute hospital to a rehabilitation hospital in Rome. Later this month Fr. Michal Drennan and the Health Delegate Ms. Mary Rickard will visit Bart, and review his progress.
On Thursday, January 24 at 11.00am in Milltown Park, Board Room, John K.Guiney SJ will launch a book entitled “ The man called James Corboy” – Irish Jesuit Bishop of Monze, Zambia. The author is Sister Catherine Dunne SHM. All are welcome; for further information contact the Mission Office.