On Friday, October 5th we were “at home” to meet fellow Jesuits and those who join in their ministries in Ireland. More than thirty guests came for the evening at Cardoner House, our community and the home of the European tertianship. As a focal point for this special occasion, Fr. Joe Dargan, S.J. gave a presentation on the topic of leadership entitled “Leading from Within. Great Leaders Grow. Walk toward Wisdom: Reflections on Leadership and Ignatian Spirituality.” (more…)
Monday, the 1st
The Mass celebrating St. Theresa of the Child Jesus, presided by Joe, was a sending forth to Glendalough, introducing us to a ‘pilgrim attitude’ which was to be sought for the following days. (more…)
The European Tertianship 2012 has just started. On 17 September, a new international Jesuit community became a reality, its members to enjoy the next eight months or so together in Cardoner House at the Jesuit Centre of Spirituality in Dublin.
We are truly an international group: Anto Pavlovic (42) from Croatia; Antun Volenik (40), Croatia; Damjan Ristic (40), Slovenia; Elias Mokua (44), Tanzania – still to arrive; Fernando Antonio (36), Portugal; Jacques Enjalbert (43), France; Barnabas Jakabos (36), Hungary; John Meehan (45), Canada; Jozef Bartkovjak (41), Slovakia; Lucas Chan (44), Hong Kong; Pascal Gauderon (41), France; Seweryn Wasik (39), Poland. And our instructors are Jan van de Poll from the Netherlands and Joe Dargan from Ireland.
The opening celebration of the Eucharist was presided by Fr. Liam O’Connell, socius for the Irish Province. (more…)