Last November 10, 2015, Around 11 Jesuits from the Cardoner Tertian Community Attended the funeral of an Irish Jesuit Michael Paul Gallagher, who died on Friday 6 November.
Well-known Jesuit priest Fr Micahel Paul Gallagher hailed from Sligo and after secondary school at Clongowes Wood College in Kildare he joined the Jeuits and studied in Renaissance literature at Oxford. He taught Englishliterature for nearly 20 years at University College, Dublin before going to Rome where he lectured in theology at the Gregorian University. He held the post of Dean at the faculty of theology there from 2005 to 2008.
Shortly before his death he recorded a series of short videos for the Jesuit Guide to Making Good Decisions. He also wrote the text for an online Advent Retreat soon to be published on the Jesuit prayer website ‘Sacred Space’ and the ‘Pray-As-You -Go’ podcast prayer website of the Jesuits in Britian.