Mary McAleese, who earned a Master’s degree in Canon Law at the Milltown Institute while she was Ireland’s President, and continued her studies in Rome’s Gregorian University, is to move to USA later this year to become visiting professor at yet another Jesuit institution, Boston College.
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For the first time in over 60 years, the Australian Jesuit Province, which was founded from Ireland, has opened a new school – for aborigines. A dream two years in the making was realised when Redfern Jarjum College, in Sydney, opened its doors to 24 Indigenous primary-aged children.
Brian O’Leary, as an expert in Ignatian spirituality, was invited to attend a seminar in London this month, which focussed on the links between the spirituality departments of Centre Sèvres in Paris and Heythrop College. The twenty participants agreed on a concrete proposal to appoint a joint working-group from Heythrop and Centre Sèvres. Its remit would be to further the ideas that emerged during the seminar.
This year’s Leinster schools rugby competitions brought little joy to Jesuit schools. In the Junior Cup Gonzaga startled everyone by beating Terenure 10-0, and are now contesting the quarter-finals against Blackrock. Clongowes and Belvedere made early exits. In the Senior Cup only Clongowes made it through the first round. Belvedere and Gonzaga fell to two pre-competition favourites, Terenure and Blackrock respectively.