summer

Each year, the Jesuit Refugee Service becomes overrun with balloons and bunting. Tables and chairs are borrowed from local parishes, and the faint smell of a BBQ slowly drifts through the air.The annual Summer Party is excitedly anticipated by the refugees JRS serves, as well as the volunteers and friends of the centre. The celebration offers an opportunity to take some time away from the challenges of day to day life and be thankful for one another.Praying that the sunshine would last, the...
MAGIS is an international event for young adults aged 17 to 30. It is organised by the Jesuits and the Ignatian family in Britain, Ireland, The Netherlands and Flanders. This year the event takes place from 6  - 17 August in Ireland.We will spend the first two days in Gonzaga College, Dublin, where there will be workshops themed around the questions “Who am I” and “Who is God”. Every day we will pray, work and celebrate together as well as having lots of fun. After...