Subfonds 630 - Fr Joseph Marmion SJ

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Fr Joseph Marmion SJ


  • 1925-2000 (Creation)

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(24 November 1925-15 November 2000)

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Born: 24 November 1925, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Entered: 07 September 1943, St Mary's, Emo, County Laois
Ordained: 31 July 1957, Kaiserdom Sankt Bartholomäus (Frankfurter Dom), Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Final Vows: 02 February 1960, Sacred Heart College SJ, Limerick
Died: 15 November 2000, St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin

Part of the St Francis Xavier's, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin community at the time of death.

Father was a doctor and died in 1936. Mother then lived at Summerhill Cottage, Kilkee, County Clare.

Older of two boys with three sisters..

Early education at an FCJ convent in Liverpool and then at St Francis Xavier’s school Liverpool for four years. He then wen to Clongowes Wood College SJ for five years. He also studied piano and violin for thirteen years.

by 1955 at Sankt Georgen, Frankfurt (GER I) studying
by 1979 at Rue de Grenelle Paris, France (GAL) sabbatical

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Statement of the Jesuit Order regarding abuse of former students by Joseph Marmion SJ (deceased) (2 March 2021)

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Update on Press Statement regarding abuse (10 March 2021)

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Information for past pupils impacted by Joseph Marmion SJ (28 July 2021)

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Redress scheme for Marmion survivors (17 January 2022)

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A Restorative Response to the Abuse of Children Perpetrated by Joseph Marmion SJ (14 August 2023)

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