awards

Fr Malcolm Rodrigues
President David Granger of Guyana announced recently that Fr Malcolm Anthony Rodrigues SJ (MA Oxon) is to be awarded for his service to the Republic of Guyana, which yesterday celebrated its 50th year of Independence from Britain.  He will receive the Cacique Crown of Honour for his service in the field of Religion.  It is awarded to any citizen who has "rendered service of an exceptionally high quality beyond the normal call of duty in the public service, social and voluntary...
Poet & priest: Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ
Two volumes of correspondence by the 19th century Jesuit poet Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ are to be awarded the 13th Morton N. Cohen Award for a Distinguished Edition of Letters by the Modern Language Association (MLA) of America. The Collected Works of Gerard Manley Hopkins, volumes I and II: Correspondence have been edited by R. K. R. Thornton, of the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, and Catherine Phillips, of the University of Cambridge. They are published by Oxford University Press.The Cohen...
Ryan Oโ€™Neill from Merthyr Tydfil will be tracing the steps of Pope Francis in South America, having won the Pope Francis Young People Award. Ryan, a psychiatric nursing student who works in his free time supporting and inspiring other young people, was selecting from hundreds of young people nominated for the Awards which were hosted by Baroness Hollins in Leicester Square last week.Hundreds of young people, youth workers and teachers, family and friends gathered to celebrate the inspirational...
The winner of the first Pope Francis Award to honour the achievements of those young people who make our communities and our world a better place will be announced at a ceremony in London's Leicester Square on 1 July 2015. Nominated by anyone from friends and family to teachers and clergy, the winners are drawn from throughout England and Wales and reflect achievements in every area of social action. The final day for nominations for this and the other Young People Awards is tomorrow (Friday 1...
Aspiring scientists from St Aloysius’ College Junior School in Glasgow were delighted to have been shortlisted in a national science competition for schools. The pupils from classes P1, P2 and P3 entered a home-made film about finding beauty in science, which reached the shortlist in the 2014 Bill Bryson Science Prize. Entries were invited to address creatively the questions Where is the art in science? Or Where is the science in art?The video entry from the young Aloysians made it to the...