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Citizens? An art exhibit

Citizens is an exhibition by Belinda Loftus and Manar Al-Shouha, a Syrian artist currently seeking asylum in Ireland. This summer, Manar helped art students from Clongowes paint a Laudato...

Shared dream for a better world

The 10th August launched our Strategic Framework which outlines our future works and objectives from 2022 to 2027. It was a proud and exciting moment for all on the...
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Working to protect our creation, Earth: Work Placement with JCED

Our collective responsibility to care for our home is becoming increasingly relevant. Yet, the impacts of climate change appear somewhat distant to us in Europe. In Malawi the issue...

Upendo is all you need

I sit here wondering how I can express just how moving and inspiring our latest project visits were as Emer, our Programmes officer, and I visited Nairobi, Kenya in...
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Laudato Si Mural: Clongowes art students work with Syrian Artist

I first met the team at IJI while doing a Peter McVerry trust social placement, where we came into their offices to briefly meet them before attending a mass...
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World Gratitude Day 2022

On World Gratitude Day we take a moment to thank all our supporters. In 1977, World Gratitude Day was born and supported by Sri Chinmoy and the Peace Meditations...
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Imagining the Unseen by Colm Brophy

Colm Brophy an art therapist and former Jesuit launched his latest art collection titled: Imagining the Unseen: Quantum Physics & Cosmology”. An exhibit mainly displaying abstract art, Brophy takes...
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International Literacy Day 2022

Since 1967, #ILD celebrations have taken place annually around the world to remind the public of the importance of literacy as a matter of dignity and human rights, and to advance...
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Tigray, Ethiopia: Hunger & Desperation

At the end of August, IJI released a statement of solidarity to the thousands of innocent people suffering a civil war leading to mass displacement and extreme hunger. Last...
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Tigray: A Statement of Solidarity

#Tigray is an ignored crisis – thousands impacted by violence face mass food shortages and lack of medical aid means medical staff are having to resort to using salt...
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International Youth Day 2022

The theme of #IYD2022 is intergenerational solidarity and the recognition that both older and younger generations have more in common then one would think. To achieve the Sustainable Development...
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The Ignatian Year

We complete the Ignatian year on July 31st, 2022.  Beginning in May 2021, the Ignatian year marks the 500th anniversary of the beginning of St. Ignatius’ enormous change of life...