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Obituary of Fr Daniel Joseph O'Connell SJ

Obituary of Fr Daniel Joseph O'Connell SJ by the Vatican Observatory (4pp)and copy of a letter from Fr John P Leonard SJ, Rome, Italy to Fr Fergal McGrath SJ, 35 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin describing Fr O'Connell'a death (15 October 1982, 1p).

Correspondence of bequests made to Father Provincial regarding the Hong Kong and China missions

A file relating to correspondence of bequests made to Irish Fr Provincial regarding the Hong Kong and China missions.

  • Perpetual burse in memory of Fr WM. Doyle SJ in the new seminary in Hong Kong (1936);
  • Perpetual burse in memory of Fr Walsh SJ in Hong Kong (1936);
  • Memorial burse in memory of Fr Fegan SJ in China (1936);
  • List of burse money for the education of Chinese Jesuits (13 September 1940);
    -Statement of accounts for quarter the Ricci Mission Unit (1 July - 30 September 1943).

Correspondence relating to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ

Correspondence relating to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ, who was Irish Vice Provincial, 11 February 1858-7 December 1860 and the first Provincial of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus, 8 December 1860 - [ ] 1863. No index.

Lentaigne, Joseph, 1805-1884, Jesuit priest

Letters: Curia General, Rome, Italy to Irish Fr Provincial

1806 1 item, 14 Jun.
1807 - 1811 No letters
1812 1 item, 30 Jun.
1813 3 items, 22 Jan. – 28 Aug.
1814 4 items, 20 Oct. – 20 Dec.
1815 2 items, 3 Mar. – 20 [Oct.]
1816 No letters
1817 2 items, 9 Jul. – 19 Oct.
1818 1 item, 19 Jun.
1819 2 items, Apr.
1820 1 item, 3 Jan.
1821 3 items, Feb. – 18 Apr.
1822 1 item, 20 Apr.
1823 3 items, 11 Jan. – 22 Aug.
1824 - 1825 No letters
1826 1 item, 23 Feb.
1827 2 items, 8 Jan. – 9 Jun.
1828 No letters
1829 3 items, 29 Jan. – 11 Oct.
1830 5 items, Apr. – 25 Sep.
1831 5 items, 18 Jan. – 31 Dec.
1832 3 items, 2 Apr. – 23 Oct.
1833 4 items, 28 Feb. – 10 Dec.
1834 5 items, 15 Apr. – 23 Oct.
1835 1 item, 23 Mar.
1836 5 items, 17 Mar. – 18 Nov.
1837 6 items, 19 Jan. – 5 Oct.
1838 5 items, 27 Jan. – 8 Oct.
1839 5 items, 24 Feb. – 29 Aug.
1840 5 items, 12 Feb. – 5 Dec.
1841 1 item, 27 Feb.
1842 No letters
1843 4 items, 17 Feb.
1844 4 items, 8 Mar. – 18 Jul.
1845 1 item, 24 May
1846 2 items, 5 Jan. – 2 Apr.
1847 1 item, 9 Dec.
1848 No letters
1849 1 item, 19 Oct.
1850 9 items, 10 Mar. – 20 Nov.
1851 8 items, 31 May – 10 Nov.
1852 7 items, 24 Feb. – 30 Nov.
1853 6 items, 8 Feb. – 13 Nov.
1854 2 items, 13 Mar. – 14 Jul.
1855 7 items, 16 Jan. – 17 Nov.
1856 11 items, 5 Mar. – 18 Nov.
1857 16 items, 10 Jan. – 12 Dec.
1858 19 items, 2 Feb. – 4 Dec.
1859 14 items, 15 Jan. – 17 Dec.
1860 17 items, 25 Jan. – 15 Dec.
1861 19 items, 19 Jan. – 17 Dec.
1862 10 items, 15 Feb. – 20 Sep.
1863 18 items, 24 Jan. – 30 Dec.
1864 19 items, 27 Jan. – 31 Dec.
1865 15 items, 22 Jan. – 31 Dec.
1866 18 items, 3 Jan. – 17 Nov.
1867 10 items, 4 Feb. – 14 Dec.
1868 8 items, 28 Mar. – 10 Dec.
1869 20 items, 2 Jan. – 16 Nov.
1870 31 items, 12 Jan. – 30 Dec.
1871 20 items, 9 Feb. – 21 Dec.
1872 19 items, 17 Jan. – 26 Oct.
1873 26 items, 2 Jan. – 11 Dec.
1874 5 items, 1 Jan. – 5 Oct.
1875 11 items, Apr. – 11 Dec.
1876 15 item, Jan. – 29 Dec.
1877 6 items, 26 May – 27 Nov.
1878 7 items, 12 Feb. – 6 Nov.
1879 9 items, 11 Jan. – 11 Nov.
1880 9 items, 9 Feb. – 7 Nov.
1881 16 items, 13 Jan. – 17 Dec.
1882 28 items, 16 Jan. – 29 Dec.
1883 19 items, 10 Jan. – 7 Dec.
1884 16 items, 4 Jan. – 30 Dec.
1885 12 items, 14 Jan. – 18 Nov.
1886 18 items, 5 Feb. – 27 Nov.
1887 22 items, 6 Jan. – 29 Dec.
1888 31 items, 5 Jan. – Dec.
1889 18 items, 4 Jan. – 8 Dec.

1890 Index 2pp
1890 19 items, 27pp 9 Jan. – 13 Dec. pp. 1 – 27

1890 – 1894 Index 2pp
1891 18 items 23 Jan. – 13 Dec. pp. 28 – 51
1892 14 items 19 Jan. – 1 Nov. pp. 52 – 71
1893 34 items 19 Feb. – 29 Dec. pp. 72 – 116
1894 21 items 9 Jan. – 29 dec. pp. 117 – 152

1894 2 items, 23 Dec. – 29 Dec. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1895 15 items, 10 Jan. – 25 Nov. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1896 20 items, 5 Jan. – 26 Dec. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1897 6 items, 2 Mar. – 21 Sep. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1895 – 1897 Index 2pp
1895 29 items 29 Jan. – 26 Dec. pp. 1 – 37
1896 31 items 10 Jan. – 16 Dec. pp. 38 – 80
1897 44 items 7 Jan. – 31 Dec. pp. 81 – 141

1898 – 1900 Index 2pp
1898 33 items 5 Jan. – 21 Dec. pp. 1 – 51
1899 17 items 30 Jan. – 2 Dec. pp. 53 – 75
1900 26 items 8 Jan. – 30 Dec. pp. 78 – 116

1900 – 1905 Index 2pp
1901 26 items 8 Jan. – 20 Dec. pp. 1 – 39
1902 22 items 1 Feb. – 24 Dec. pp. .40 – 78
1903 20 items 2 Jan. – 20 Nov. pp. 79 – 106
1904 22 items 31 Jan. – 31 Dec. pp. 107 – 140
1905 25 items 17 Feb. – 26 Dec. pp. 141 – 174

1901 2 items, 7 Aug. – 7 Sep. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1902 3 items, 29 Jan. – 7 Jul. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1903 3 items, 1 Jul. – 26 Sep. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1904 5 items, 17 Mar. – 29 Dec. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1905 10 items, 16 Jan. – 10 Dec. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.
1906 14 items, 8 Feb. – 20 Jul. From Fr. Assistant R. J. Meyer, S.J.

17 Nov. – 27 Dec. 1906 Letters from Fr. Assistant James Hayes, S.J. 3 items

1906 – 1909 Index 3pp
1906 17 items 27 Jan. – 30 Dec. pp. 1 – 23
1907 31 items 27 Jan. – 4 Dec. pp. 25 – 66
1908 27 items 12 Jan. – 14 Dec. pp. 67 – 101
1909 27 items 5 Jan. – 18 Dec. pp. 102 – 135

1908 3 items, 23 Jul. – 27 Dec. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.
1909 10 items, 18 Jun. – 20 Dec. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.

1910 – 1913 Index 2pp
1910 20 items 7 Feb. – 11 Dec. pp. 1 – 26
1911 30 items 10 Jan. – 28 Dec. pp. 27 – 71
1912 23 items 22 Jan. – 29 Dec. pp. 72 – 98
1913 30 items 2 Jan. – 30 Dec. pp. 99 139

1910 16 items, 14 Jan. – 26 Dec. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.
1911 13 items, 2 May – 7 Dec. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.
1912 16 items, 12 Feb. – 11 Sep. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.
1913 1 item, 3 Jan. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.

1912 – 1913 12 items 15 Dec. 1912 – 3 Nov. 1913 Letters from Fr. Assistant. No index

1914 No index 30 items 18 Jan. – 10 Dec. pp. 1 – 39

1914 7 items, 8 Feb. – 28 Nov. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.

1915 – 1916 in one folder
1915 18 items Incomplete No index 28 Apr. – 29 Dec. pp. 40 – 66
1916 30 items No index 6 Jan. – 31 Dec. pp. 68 – 109

1915 15 items, 9 Mar. – 31 Dec. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.
1916 22 items, 15 Jan. – 30 Dec. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.

1917 – 1919 Index 3pp
1917 24 items 19 Jan. – 27 Dec. pp. 1 – 61
1918 25 items 27 Feb. – 22 Dec. pp. 62 –97

1917 37 items, 6 Jan. – 22 Dec. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.
1918 29 items, 4 Jan. – 28 Dec. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.
1919 4 items, 26 Apr. – 2 Aug. From Fr. Assistant H. Walmesley, S.J.

21 Nov. 1917 – [27 Dec. 1919] Letters to Socius Fr. Michael Browne from Fr. W. MacMahon (Subst. Secr.).22 items

‘General’s letters 1917 – 1921’ ‘Mostly circulars, but including some admissions, Final Vows and appointments of Superiors’:
1917 12 items 2 Jan. – 8 Dec.
1918 18 items 26 Jan. – 3 Dec.
1919 21 items 11 Feb. – 31 Dec.
1920 22 items 19 Mar. – 22 Dec.
1921 5 items 1 Jan. – 5 May

1919 – 1920 In one folder No index
17 Jan. – 1 Dec. 1919 7 items
20 May – 29 Nov. 1920 5 items

1920 – 1923 Index 4pp
1920 11 items 11 Jan. – 18 Nov. pp. 1 – 12
1921 13 items 2 Jan. – 12 Sep. pp. 13 – 28
1922 29 items 30 Jan. – 28 Dec. pp. 29 – 61
1923 23 items 19 Jan. – 18 Jul. pp. 62 – 97

1924– 1925 Index 3pp
1924 30 items 11 Jan. – 3 Dec. pp. 1 – 40
1925 29 items 6 Jan. – 18 Dec. pp. 41 – 90

1926 – 1927 Index 3pp
1926 37 items 27 Jan. – 14 Dec. pp. 1 – 42
1927 46 items 6 Jan. – 27 Dec. pp. 43 – 89

1928 – 1929 Index 3pp
1928 29 items 7 Jan. – 20 Dec. pp. 1 – 37
1929 50 items 24 Jan. – 31 Dec. pp. 38 – 96

1930 Index 2pp
1930 46 items 17 Jan. – 22 Dec. pp. 1 – 49

1931 Index 3pp
1931 52 items 6 Jan. – 25 Dec. pp. 1 – 66

1932 Index 3pp
1932 53 items 23 Jan. – 23 Dec. pp. 1 – 82

1933 Index 3pp
1933 55 items 7 Jan. – 16 Dec. pp. 1 – 64

1934 Index 4pp
1934 61 items 10 Jan. – 24 Dec. pp. 1 – 71

1935 Index 4pp
1935 66 items 2 Jan. – 31 Dec. p. 1 – 78

1936 Index 3pp
1936 63 items 9 Jan. – 27 Dec. pp. 1 – 71

1937 Index 3pp
1937 49 items 14 Jan. – 24 Dec. pp.1 – 53

1938 Index 4pp
1938 49 items 12 Jan. – 25 Dec. pp. 1 – 53

1939 Index 2pp
1939 57 items 2 Jan. – 27 Dec. pp. 1 – 62

1940 Index 1p.
1940 35 items 8 Jan. – 29 Dec. pp. 1 – 37

1941 Index 2pp
1941 43 items 12 Jan. – 31 Dec. pp. 1 – 43

29 April – 4 Aug. 1941 Letters from Fr. Assistant A. Dugré, S.J. to the Provincial and copies of Fr. Provincial’s replies. 7 items

1942 Index 3pp
1942 56 items 16 Jan. – 23 Dec. pp. 1 – 62

1943 Index 2pp
1943 31 items 10 Jan. – 13 Dec. pp. 1 – 44

1944 Index 3pp
1944 46 items 3 Jan. – 28 Dec. pp. 1 – 56

1945 Index 3pp
1945 41 items 10 Jan. – 17 Dec. pp. 1 – 49
1946 Index 3pp
1946 44 items 7 Jan. – 16 Dec. pp. 1 – 55

1947 Index 3pp
1947 76 items 7 Jan. – 22 Dec. pp. 1 – 85

1948 Index 2pp
1948 44 items 13 Jan. – 31 Dec. pp. 1 – 37

1949 – 1950 Index 3pp
1949 25 items 6 Jan. – 23 Dec. pp. 1 – 31
1950 31 items 13 Jan. – 24 Dec. pp. 32 – 66

1951 Index 2pp
1951 39 items 12 Jan. – 30 Nov. pp. 1 – 47

1952 – 1953 Index 3pp
1952 43 items 3 Jan. – 28 Nov. pp. 1 – 47
1953 33 items 8 Jan. – 26 Dec. pp. 48 – 84

1954 – 1956 Index 3pp
1954 44 items 4 Jan. – 23 Dec. pp. 1 – 52
1955 67 items 15 Jan. – 15 Dec. pp. 53 – 132
1956 54 items 12 Jan. – 27 Dec. pp. 133 – 199

1957 No index 50 items 10 Jan. – 30 Dec.

10 Dec. 1957 – 10 Jan. 1958 Letters from Fr. Assistant [and his Secretary]. 5 items

1958 – 1959 Index 1p.
1958 46 items 2 Jan. – 18 Dec. pp. 1 – 50
1959 63 items 8 Jan. – 16 Dec. pp. 51 – 199

1960 Index 1p 31 Jan - 16 Dec 55 items 74pp Latin
1961 No index 7 Jan - 31 Dec 49 items 55pp Latin
1962 No index 4 Jan - 23 Dec 31 items 56pp Latin/English
1963 No index 6 Jan - 12 Dec 47 items 58pp Latin/English
1964 Index 1p 18 Jan - 28 Dec 41 items 50pp Latin

1968 Index 1p 5 Feb - 31 Dec 51 items 72pp Latin/English
1973 Index 1p 23 Jan - 8 Nov 32 items 50pp Latin/English
1974 Index 2pp 4 Jan - 24 Dec 73 items 89pp Latin/English
1975 Index 2pp 16 Feb - 23 Dec 32 items 49pp Latin/English
1976 Index 2pp 2 Feb - 7 Dec 37 items 53pp English
1977 Index 2pp 11 Jan - 29 Dec 37 items 62pp English
1978 Index 3pp 2 Jan - 27 Nov 35 items 60pp English
1979 No index 4 Jan - 17 Dec 30 items 50pp English
1980 Index 1p 10 Jan - 15 Dec 25 items 40pp English
1981 Index 1p 10 Jan - 24 Dec 43 items 86pp English
1982 Index 2pp 8 Jan - 30 Dec 55 items 90pp English
3 November 1981 - 23 March 1982 3 items 3pp English
1983 Index 1p 6 Jan - 29 Nov 40 items 37pp English
1984 Index 2pp 3 Jan - 24 Dec 40 items 46pp English
1985 Index 2pp 16 Jan - 24 Dec 48 items 69pp English
1986 Index 2pp 3 Jan - 15 Oct 44 items 50pp English
1987 Index 2pp 28 Jan - 30 Dec 47 items 49pp English
1988 Index 2pp 22 Jan - 20 Dec 48 items 55pp English
1989 Index 2pp 17 Jan - 5 Dec 47 items 55pp English
1990 Index 2pp 5 Jan - 27 Dec 52 items 78pp English
1991 Index 2pp 16 Jan - 24 Dec 42 items 49pp English
1992 Index
1993 Index
1994 Index
1995 Index
1996 Index
1997 Index
1998 Index
1999 Index
2000 Index
2001 Index
2002 Index
2003 Index
2004 Index
2005 Index
2006 Index
2007 Index
2008 Index
2009 Index
2010 Index
2011 Index

John Baptist Byrne entry into the Society of Jesus

  • IE IJA J/80/1
  • File
  • 26 September 1917 - 14 October 1929
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Br John Baptist Byrne SJ entry into the Society of Jesus and difficulties he encountered as a novice, ultimately leading to his decision to become a brother in the English Province. Includes detailed correspondence concerning his difficulties and the various attempts to find a suitable position for him in the Society.

Article by Fr Arthur Little SJ rejected by the censors

A file relating to an article by Fr Arthur Little SJ rejected by the censors. Includes a letter from Fr Arthur Little SJ, St Stanislaus College, Tullamore, County Offaly to Irish Fr Provincial stating that he wishes the article to be sent for censorship to Rome ‘I have no desire to get anyone into trouble so I shall only communicate with the English Assistant. If he upholds the censors having read their remarks I can only apologise for taking badly what turns out to be a fair verdict.’ (4 September 1938, 3pp).

Letter from Fr Charles Aylmer SJ, Rome to Fr Matthew Gahan SJ, Clongowes Wood, Naas

Letter from Fr Charles Aylmer SJ, Rome, Italy to Fr Matthew Gahan SJ, Clongowes Wood, Naas, Kildare concerning domestic issues in Rome. Refers to a group of Polish fathers who are destined for Clongowes but remarks that he does not know when they will commence their journey. Refers to the General Congregation and the naming of the new Fr. General. Remarks 'You have no idea of all the imbroglios which I have witnessed here; men are men everywhere. I have so little that could edify you on the subject that I judge it more prudent not to enter upon it.' Asks to be remembered to members of the community in Clongowes Wood.

Aylmer, Charles, 1786-1849, Jesuit priest

Photographs of Hong Kong missionaries

  • IE IJA MSSN/HONG/102
  • File
  • 1 December 1 December 1938 - 12 January 1939; 1946 - 1948
  • Part of Irish Jesuit Missions

Photographs of Hong Kong missionaries. Most of the individuals are identified. Inlcudes a letter from Br E Connolly, Secretaritus Missionum, Borgo S. Spirito, Roma, Italy to Fr John Coyne SJ, St Francis Xavier's, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin enclosing a list of photograph in their archives of missionaries on the Hong Kong mision.

Includes photograph of visit of Fr General Pedro Arrupe SJ to Wah Yan College

Copies of letters from Rome to English Province re: funds for Irish Jesuits

Copies of letters from Rome to English Province re. funds for Irish Jesuits. Includes letters from Frs. Angiolini, Tadeusz Brzozowski, de Zuñiga, and to Frs Marmaduke Stone, William Strickland. Also includes a copy of a letter from Patrick Aloysius Drinan in the Roman College, to Fr Kenn[e]y, on, amongst other subjects, Irish Jesuits in Rome. (In Latin, French and English)

Copy of letter from Cardinal di Pietro to Archbishop Troy stating that no surviving Irish ex-Jesuits are at liberty to dispose of their property

Copy of letter from Cardinal di Pietro to Archbishop Troy. States that neither Fr Callaghan nor any of the other surviving Irish ex-Jesuits are at liberty to dispose of their property in any other way but in favour of the Irish bishops. Refers to the claim that a Papal rescript exists, which re-establishes the Society of Jesus in the Kingdom of Ireland, in which case the property of ex-Jesuits would belong to the Society. Letter appears on the same document as a letter from Fr Thomas Betagh to Fr Stone.

Di Pietro, Michele, 1747-1821, Roman Catholic Cardinal

Letter from Archbishop Troy to Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ which details queries sent to the Holy See in relation to the suppressed Society

Letter from Archbishop Troy to Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ. Communicates to Stone the queries sent to the Holy See by the prelates of ‘this Kingdom’ in relation to the suppressed Society and to the administration of the property of the deceased members of the Society, specifically that of the late Fr Callaghan SJ. Includes transcription of replies received.

Troy, John Thomas, 1739-1823, Roman Catholic Archbishop of Dublin

Copy of excerpt from Fr Marmaduke Stone’s reply to Archbishop Troy’s letter of 31 March 1808

Copy of excerpt from Fr Marmaduke Stone’s reply to Archbishop Troy’s letter of 31 March 1808. Expresses surprise and dismay at the latter’s actions and emphasises that his (Stone’s) letter to Troy was written in confidence. Claims that he knows of no ex-Jesuits who maintain that their Society is canonically re-established in the British Dominions. Refers to a ‘severe letter’ received by him from Cardinal Borgia in relation to the matter. This document also contains copies of correspondence between Cardinal di Pietro and Fr Stone, which are described separately.

Stone, Marmaduke, 1748-1834, Jesuit priest

Album, with note on inside ‘Positive pack 1 (1897)'

Album, with note on inside ‘Positive pack 1 (2897) Suggest No.2: Menton, France & No.17: Arch of Titus, Rome. Photographs have been removed from the album. Pencil annotations on the album (not in Mr Frank Browne SJ hand) are in written here in italic.

  1. Sister Josephine, Ursuline, b. 1870
  2. Menton (on reverse) ‘Photo taken by Fr Earley. Stormy on the sands at Humewood P.E. Nov – 1902’. (Humewood is a coastal area, Port Elizabeth, South Africa).
  3. Cobh (on reverse) - ‘To dearest Joe With love From Sissie Oct. 31st 1902.
  4. Menton
  5. Rome
  6. Rome
  7. Rome
  8. Fontana de Trevi (Rome)
  9. (Menton, France)
  10. Venice
  11. San Marcs, Venice
  12. Doge’s Palace, Venice
  13. Via Appia
  14. Via Appia
  15. (Tour of Italy, Greece)
  16. (Tour of Italy, Greece)
  17. Arch of Titus, Rome
  18. Rome
  19. Rome
  20. (Tour of Italy, Greece)
  21. Pompeii?
  22. Pompeii?
  23. Naples
  24. Genoa
  25. Rome
  26. Rome?
  27. (altar)
  28. Venice
  29. Milan
  30. (Switzerland)
  31. (Switzerland?)
  32. (Switzerland?)
  33. (Switzerland?)
  34. (Switzerland?)
  35. (Switzerland?) 35
  36. Menton?
  37. Cork
  38. 1 38 Sheet 2 Cork
  39. 2 39 Timahoe
  40. 3 40 Switzerland
  41. 4 41 Switzerland?
  42. 5 42 Switzerland? Bellanzama?
  43. 7 43
  44. 8 44 Monte Carlo?

Browne, Francis M, 1880-1960, Jesuit priest, photographer and chaplain

Photographs by Mr Frank Browne SJ on his Italian trip

Photographs by Mr Frank Browne SJ on his Italian trip undertaken with his brother Fr William Browne and Robert Browne, bishop of Cloyne at Florence, Pisa, Pompeii and Venice (Doge’s Palace & San Macro). Captions by [Fr Eddie O’ Donnell SJ].

Browne, Francis M, 1880-1960, Jesuit priest, photographer and chaplain

Copy of letter from Cardinal di Pietro to Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ

Copy of letter from Cardinal di Pietro to Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ. Refers to the appeal made by the prelates of Ireland to Rome in relation to the will of the late Fr Richard Callaghan. Claims that the latter, according to an oath sworn on 23 August 1793, should have left his property to Fr Betagh, and not to Stone. Demands that Stone transmit to Rome an authentic copy of the Pope’s alleged rescript, by which Callaghan believed himself to legitimately free to dispose of the funds of the ex-Jesuits in favour of Stone (In Italian). Letter appears on same document as a copy of the reply to it from Fr Stone, and a copy of an excerpt of a letter from Fr Stone to Archbishop Troy.

Di Pietro, Michele, 1747-1821, Roman Catholic Cardinal

Copy of letter from Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ to Cardinal di Pietro – reply to the latter’s letter of 7 October 1809

Copy of letter from Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ to Cardinal di Pietro - reply to the latter’s letter of 7 October 1809. Refers to Archbishop Troy’s appeal to Rome in relation to the will of Fr Richard Callaghan, and reminds the Cardinal of the oath sworn by all English priests to renounce all pretensions of the Holy See to interfere in civil affairs within Great Britain. Also alludes to the dangers of such interference especially when the Holy See is subject to the rule of Napoleon Buonaparte. Discusses the will of Fr Callaghan in relation to the agreement made by Irish ex-Jesuits in 1793, and asserts that no promise was ever made to leave Jesuit property to the Irish prelates. (In Italian). Letter appears on same document as a copy of the one to which it replies, and a copy of an excerpt of a letter from Fr Stone to Archbishop Troy.

Stone, Marmaduke, 1748-1834, Jesuit priest

Copies of a letter from Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ to Fr Mozzi at the Gesú in Rome

Two copies of a letter from Fr Marmaduke Stone SJ to Fr Mozzi at the Gesú in Rome. A note explains that ‘it being judged hazardous to direct it to Rome it was sent to Rotterdam in the autumn of 1808’ to be forwarded to the Fr General in St Petersburg. The subject is property belonging to the Society in Dublin (In Latin with small summary in English).

Stone, Marmaduke, 1748-1834, Jesuit priest

[Copy of] letter [to] Fr Charles Plowden SJ, The writer refers to ‘our friends in Palermo’

[Copy of] letter [to] Fr Charles Plowden SJ, The writer refers to ‘our friends in Palermo’, and states that ‘relying on F. Genl’s Gruber’s assurance’ he has educated ‘many Eng & Irish to form a future British [province]’. Refers to Archbishop Troy’s interference some years before, which resulted in an order from Cardinal Michele di Pietro that Fr Callaghan was bound to leave to Troy all the property of the extinct Society.

Correspondence concerning Madame Regina Łukasiewicz’s accusations of the theft of her late husband’s papers

  • IE IJA J/10/111
  • File
  • 18 July 1956 - 30 December 1957
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Correspondence concerning Madame Regina Łukasiewicz’s accusations of the theft of her late husband’s papers by Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ and Prof. E. O'Doherty of U.C.D. (her late husband was Jan Łukasiewicz, Professor of Mathematical Logic at the Royal Irish Academy (a special professorship) ). Madame Łukasiewicz was suffering from ‘paranoid psychosis with delusions of persecution’ and was admitted to St Vincent’s Private Mental Home for a number of weeks until Fr Gwynn helped to arrange her removal to the house of her nephew in England. The papers had in actual fact, been deposited by herself in the R.I.A. Library in 1956. Documents include:

  • copies of letters sent by Madame Łukasiewicz to the Taoiseach and the Commissioner of the Gardai stating her case and seeking help with living expenses and the return of her husband’s manuscripts (15 and 18 July 1957, 2 items, 2pp each);
  • letter from the Slavic Assistant in Rome to Irish Fr Provincial Michael O'Grady SJ (8 December 1957, 2pp);
  • statement of Fr Gwynn made for the Provincial explaining his ‘connection with the sad history of Madame Regina Łukasiewicz’ (11 December 1957, 4pp);
  • statements of Dr Mary Sullivan and Dr John Malone on the mental health Madame Lukasiewicza (13, 16 December 1957, 4pp);
  • statement by Dr Farrington, Librarian and Assistant Secretary, R.I.A. (13 December 1957, 1p.);
  • copy of statement made by solicitor Arthur Cox ‘acting as Madame Lukasiewicza’s legal advisor’ for the Provincial (16 December 1957, 1p.);
  • letter to Fr Gwynn from Fr Stanislaus Wawryn SJ (Polish Provincial) (23 December 1957, 1p.);
  • letter to the Provincial from the Society’s Curia in Rome (26 December 1957, 1p.);
  • copy of letter of Taoiseach Éamon de Valera to Fr Gwynn on the matter, in which he states ‘I know that since Prof. and Madame Lukasiewicz came here you have been one of their kindest friends…I regret very much that you should be subject to the annoyance which these charges cause you; and I would be glad to assist in any way in making it known, to any one who may be concerned, that I regard these charges as altogether without foundation and, indeed, in the circumstances, as outrageous’ (30 December 1957, 1p.).

Fr James Daly SJ

A file relating to Fr James Daly SJ, including biography, genealogical material, letter from Peter Byrne, University College, Dublin (13 November 1897) to Fr Daly SJ, profits from Clongowes Wood College farm 1915-1916, grants paid to Clongowes Wood College and correspondence from the Irish Fr Provincials.

Daly, James, 1847-1930, Jesuit priest

Copy of letter from Fr Peter Kenney SJ to Fr Charles Plowden SJ dealing with the misunderstanding surrounding the Pope’s supposed assent to the aggregation of Jesuits to Russia

Copy of letter from Fr Peter Kenney SJ to Fr Charles Plowden SJ. Deals with the issue of the misunderstanding surrounding the Pope’s supposed assent to the aggregation of Jesuits to Russia. Refers to the involvement of Fr Thomas Glover SJ, Fr Gaetano Angiolini SJ, Cardinal Gonsalvi, Fr Gabriel Grüber, the Emperor of Russia, and others. States that Fr Angiolini advises that some Irish novices should be sent over to Palermo to make their vows, and then sent back to Ireland, in order to ensure that the property of the Irish ex-Jesuits remained with the Society.

Kenney, Peter J, 1779-1841, Jesuit priest and educator

Copy of letter from Fr Gaetano Angiolini SJ to Fr Charles Plowden SJ and expresses his delight at the arrival in Palermo of the six novices sent by Plowden

Copy of letter from Fr Gaetano Angiolini SJ to Fr Charles Plowden SJ. Expresses his delight at the arrival in Palermo of the six novices sent by Plowden. Reports that Frs Glover and Kenney did very well in their theology exams, and claims that they are the two strongest students in that field. (In Italian).

Angiolini, Gaetano, 1748-1816, Jesuit priest

Copy of letter from Fr Peter Kenney SJ in Palermo to Fr Thomas Glover SJ and expresses delight that the latter returned safely to Stonyhurst

Copy of letter from Fr Peter Kenney SJ in Palermo to Fr Thomas Glover SJ. Expresses delight that the latter returned safely to Stonyhurst. Reports the death of Cogan on 15 October. Reminds him to send a book for the Prince of Butera. Refers to the landing of French troops, the defence effort by the Sicilians, and the subsequent surrender of some French, and the flight of others back to Naples, upon the arrival of the British troops. States that Paccanari ‘has taken a wife & walks the streets of Rome with her with shameless effrontery.’ Expresses the fear that the Irish have complained of him (Kenney) ‘for having led F. Stone astray’.

Kenney, Peter J, 1779-1841, Jesuit priest and educator

Copies of three letters from Fr Gaetano Angiolini SJ to Fr Charles Plowden SJ and discusses the six young Irish novices sent to Palermo, Italy

Copies of three letters from Fr Gaetano Angiolini SJ to Fr Charles Plowden SJ. Discusses the six young Irish novices sent to Palermo, and singles out Fr Peter Kenney SJ for special praise, as well as Fr Thomas Glover SJ. (In Italian and Latin).

Angiolini, Gaetano, 1748-1816, Jesuit priest

Copy of letter from Fr Gaetano Angiolini SJ to [ ] in which he refers to Lord George Cholmondely

Copy of letter from Fr Gaetano Angiolini SJ to [ ]. Refers to Lord George Cholmondely, Viscount Malpas, son of Count Cholmondely, who was sent to Palermo by his father the previous summer for medical reasons. Refers to Fr St Leger SJ and Fr Charles Aylmer SJ. (In Italian).

Angiolini, Gaetano, 1748-1816, Jesuit priest

Document signed by Emmanuel de Zuñiga SJ granting permission for saying Mass

Document signed by Emmanuel de Zuñiga SJ of the Society of Jesus in the Kingdom of Sicily granting permission to Frs Horatio Mont[ ], Robert St Leger, Bartholomew Esmonde, Paul Ferley and James Butler to celebrate Mass, hear confessions etc [in Sicily]. (In Latin; with seal attached).

de Zuñiga, Emmanuel, 1743-1820, Jesuit priest

'Sources for the History of the Irish College, Rome'

Article by Rev. John Hanly published in the Proceedings of the Irish Catholic Historical Committee entitled 'Sources for the History of the Irish College, Rome', read at the Conferecne on Diocesan and Local History, Ester 1963, and reprinted from the Irish Ecclesiastical Record.

Hanly, John J., -2016, priest and historian

Extracts from the booklet 'The Irish College Rome'

Photocopies of extracts from the booklet 'The Irish College Rome' (The Irish Heritage Series: 64, 1989) showing a map of the college's various locations and a list of Rectors (1628 to the present day). Note: The college was under the control of the Society of Jesus from 1635 - 1773.

Hanly, John J., -2016, priest and historian

[Copy] letter from Fr John Conmee SJ in Rome to a ‘Mr. Keogh’

[Copy] letter from Fr John Conmee SJ in Rome to a ‘Mr. Keogh’, thanking him for sending Fr Conmee some shamrock for St. Patrick’s day. Also remarks ‘I am…beginning to long for a sight of old Erin and dear old Gardiner Street, and Father Bannon’s righthand man and coadjutor, Mr. Keogh. I saw the Holy Father for the third time yesterday…He is the most good natured man you ever saw, full of simplicity and holiness and warm heartedness; and he was greatly interested in all we were doing in the Church. I am glad you report so favourably of Father Bannon’s health. All the same I think it would do him good to have a change after his many colds and bronchitis.’

Letters to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ from various academics relating to aspects of the life of Honorius Augustodunensis

Letters to Fr Aubrey Gwynn SJ from various academics (including Valéria Flint) mostly relating to aspects of the life of Honorius Augustodunensis. Includes offprint ‘The Career of Honorius Augustodunensis’ by V.I.J. Flint, University of Auckland, New Zealand from Revue Bénédictine (Vol. 82, Nos. 1 – 2, 1972, p.63 – 86).

Copy of letter from Fr James Maher, writing from the Irish College in Rome

Copy of letter from Fr. James Maher, writing from the Irish College in Rome, to [ ]. Sends greetings from residents of the College. Refers to Dr. Cullen, and states that he may return to Ireland on account of his health. Discusses death, sin, and the love of Jesus Christ for man. Also refers to his addressee’s health and household.

Maher, James, 1793-1874, parish priest for Carlow-Graigue

Photocopy of the foundation document of the Irish College in Rome

Photocopy of the foundation document (1628) of the Irish College in Rome taken from ‘Strangers to Citizens: The Irish in Europe 1600 – 1800’ by Mary Ann Lyons & Thomas O'Connor (2008), p.70. Refers to Jesuit involvement in the college, ‘In 1635 the college came under Jesuit control, and students attended classes in the Collegio Romano, also run by the Society of Jesus’.

Fr William Hogan SJ

  • IE IJA J/186
  • File
  • 12 August 1930 - 24 February 1978
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Material relating to Fr William Hogan SJ, including admission details, catalogue entry, and correspondence with Irish Fr Provincial.

Hogan, William, 1912-1978, Jesuit priest

Fr Francis Joy SJ

File of material relating to Fr Francis Joy SJ including catalogue record, mortuary card, and correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials.

Joy, Francis, 1903-1977, Jesuit priest

Notes and letters by Fr John Ffrench SJ

  • IE IJA J/148/2
  • File
  • 18 October 1834 - 1873
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Notes and letters by Fr John Ffrench SJ, including reports on 12 boys at St Stanisalus College, Tullabeg, County Offaly and what he has taught to them (18 October 1834), letters while acting as Substitute English Assistant to Fr General and English Assistant to Fr General, Rome to Fr O'Reilly SJ and Fr Browne SJ (21 December 1865 & 16 February 1867) and note on the wood used for Tullabeg. Includes letters from Fr George Lambert SJ, Fr Fr General Peter Beckx SJ, Curia Generalizia Compagnia di Gesù, Rome, Italy on the death of Fr John Ffrench SJ (1873).

Letters from Fr John Ffrench SJ, Gesú, Rome, Italy to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ

A file of letters from Fr John Ffrench SJ, Gesú, Rome, Italy to Fr Joseph Lentaigne SJ (Vice Provincial: 11 February 1858-1860; First Provincial of the Irish Province of the Society of Jesus: 8 December 1860 - [ ] 1863). At this time Fr Ffrench SJ was the substitute English Assistant to Fr General. As a result many of the letters have an official slant. Includes an index/précis to the letters by Fr James Rabbitte SJ.

Ffrench, John, 1812-1873, Jesuit priest

Copy of a general resolution of the Society of Jesus, issued by Fr General Roothaan

Copy of a general resolution of the Society of Jesus, issued by Fr General Roothaan. Addressed to Camille de Dominicis, Superioress of the Monastery of the Holy Virgin St. Ursula in Rome, and to all the religious of that monastery and of ‘the other monasteries of the same valuable order in the Catholic world.’ Grants a share in the prayers, sacrifices and other pious works performed by members of the Society.

Roothaan, Jan Philipp,1785-1853, Jesuit priest and Father General

Letters: Irish Fr Provincial to Curia General, Rome, Italy

1924 2 items, 13 Jun. – 3 Jul.
1925 1 item, 21 May
1926 13 items, 19 Apr. – 9 Dec.
1927 22 items, 2 Jan. – 15 Dec.
1928 4 items, 18 Jul. – 10 Nov.
1929 15 items, 19 Feb. – 21 Nov.
1930 16 items, 7 Jan. – 22 Dec.

1941
Letters to Fr Assistant from the Provincial (Fr Adelard Dugré SJ, Manresa House, Roehampton, London) 16 items, 14 Sep. – 23 Dec. English

1942
Letters to Fr Assistant from the Provincial (Fr Adelard Dugré SJ, Manresa House, Roehampton, London) 55 items, 1 Jan. – 14 Dec. English

1943
Letters to Fr Assistant from the Provincial (Fr Adelard Dugré SJ, Manresa House, Roehampton, London) 34 items, 2 Jan. – 29 Dec. English

1944
Letters to Fr Assistant from the Provincial (Fr Adelard Dugré SJ, Manresa House, Roehampton, London) 33 items, 18 Jan. – 28 Nov. English

1945
Letters to Fr Assistant (Fr Adelard Dugré SJ, Manresa House, Roehampton, London) 33 items, 6 Jan. – 28 Nov. English

1946 34 items, 22 Jan. - 26 Nov.
1947 66 items, 23 Jan. – 22 Dec.
1948 54 items, 23 Jan. – 16 Dec.
1949 39 items, 9 Mar. – 16 Dec.
1950 48 items, 4 Jan. – 13 Dec.
1951 53 items, 4 Jan. – 22 Dec.
1952 58 items, 19 Jan. – 22 Nov.
1953 61 items, 17 Jan. – 29 Dec.
1954 62 items, 14 Jan. – 21 Dec.
1955 72 items, 4 Jan. – 9 Dec.
1956 65 items, 6 Jan. – 22 Dec.
1957 72 items, 1 Jan. – 17 Dec.

1958 – 1959 Index1p.
1958 58 items, 17 Jan. – 29 Dec. pp.1 – 59 English
1959 81 items, 1 Jan. – 20 Nov.pp. 60 - 158 English

1960 28 Jan - 29 Dec 60pp
1961 9 Jan - 17 Dec 100pp
1962 6 Jan - 24 Dec 43pp
1963 9 Jan - 26 Dec 110pp
1964 7 Jan - 30 Dec 120pp
1965 4 Jan - 20 Dec 98pp
1966 6 Jan - 26 Dec 123pp
1967 4 Jan - 22 Dec 104pp
1968 4 Jan - 28 Dec 170pp
1969 10 Jan - 3 Dec 111pp
1970 12 Jan - 15 Dec 69pp
1971 5 Jan - 24 Dec 164pp
1972 17 Jan - 22 Dec 107pp
1973 8 Jan - 26 Dec 79pp
1974 3 Jan - 28 Nov 141pp

Papers not numbered.

1975 27 Jan -14 Dec
1976 16 Jan - 22 Nov
1977 4 Jan - 29 Dec
1978 16 Jan - 8 Dec
1979 5 Jan - 20 Dec
1980 9 Jan - 18 Dec
1981 5 Jan - 13 Dec
1982 4 Jan - 10 Dec
1983 12 Jan - 13 Dec
1984 11 Jan - 14 Dec
1985 5 Jan - 12 Dec
1986 6 Jan - 29 Nov
1987 20 Jan - 30 Dec
1988 26 Jan - 16 Dec
1989 5 Jan - 15 Dec
1990 25 Jan - 21 Dec
1991 22 Jan - 23 Dec
1992 24 Jan - 23 Dec
1993 18 Jan - 20 Dec
1994 6 Jan - 29 Dec
1995 5 May - 21 Dec
1996 8 Jan - 20 Dec
1997 3 Jan - 12 Dec
1998 Index
1999 Index
2000 Index
2001 12 Jan - 18 Dec
2002 15 Jan - 19 Dec
2003 9 Jan - 23 Dec
2004 Index
2005 Index
2006 Index
2007 Index
2008 Index
2009 Index
2010 No index
2011 No index
2012 Index
2013 Index
2014 Index
2015 Index
2016 Index
2017 Index

Mission material relating to Br Patrick Sherry SJ

  • IE IJA J/402/2
  • File
  • 18 August 1954 - 9 May 1985
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Mission material relating to Br Patrick Sherry SJ. Includes passport photographs, passports, personal record, announcement of death, and correspondence between Br Sherry and Frs Thomas J. Martin and Vincent Murphy, Mission Office, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin, Ireland.

Admission ticket for a papal audience for Fr John Conmee SJ

Admission ticket for a papal audience. Issued by the ‘Anticamera Pontifica al Vaticano’; states that Fr John Conmee is to be admitted to an audience with the Pope on Friday 1 May 1903. Includes regulations for those attending papal audiences in relation to dress and behaviour.

Letter from John O'Reily, Archbishop of Adelaide with suggestion that the Austro-Hungarian and Irish Mission should unite in Australia

Photocopy letter from Irish Fr Provincial Patrick Keating SJ, The Presbytery, Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin to Fr General concerning a letter Fr Keating received from John O'Reily, Archbishop of Adelaide and the suggestion that the Austro-Hungarian and Irish Mission should unite in Australia.

Keating, Patrick, 1846-1913, Jesuit priest

Fr John C Kelly SJ

Material realting to Fr John C Kelly SJ including correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials and the curia (on his work in communciations and the media), personal record and application to join the Society.

Kelly, John C, 1917-1982, Jesuit priest

Fr Patrick Kenny SJ

Material relating to Fr Patrick Kenny SJ which includes correspondence with Irish Fr Provincials, personal record and medal from the Sodality of the Blessed Virgin Mary at Clongowes Wood College SJ.

Kenny, Patrick, 1889-1973, Jesuit priest

Letters concerning Fr Thomas Byrne SJ

  • IE IJA J/82/3
  • File
  • 28 July 1947-18 September 1978
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file of letters realting to Fr Thomas Byrne SJ. Includes a letter from Fr John L Swain SJ, Borgo S. Spirito, Rome to Irish Fr Provivnial Charles O'Conor SJ concerning an emergencvy operatiopn performed on Fr Byrne in Rome (22 December 1963, 1p); letter from Fr Bernard Lonergan SJ, Regis College, 3425 Bayview Avenue, Willowdale, Ontario, Canada to Fr Thomas Byrne SJ, thanking him for suggesting that Fr General be asked to allow Fr Lonergan more free time to write (21 Decmeber 1967, 1p).

Catalogues for Jesuits at the Irish College in Rome

Handwritten entries by Fr John MacErlan SJ of the catalogues (Catalogus Brevis) for Jesuits at the Irish College in Rome, 1635-1773, and a notebook on letters of interest in Rome, Italy, and whether to photograph or copy.

MacErlean, John C, 1870-1950, Jesuit priest, historian and archivist

Volumes relating to the Irish College in Lisbon

Two volumes, one bound, relating to the Irish College in Lisbon. The volumes contain various papers bound together. The first volume relates to the foundation of the college (485ff). The second volume consists of six sections: Accounts of the college; Ordinances from Rome; Custom book of college life; Statutes and customs; Mass and Orders book; The narration of the imprisonment and expulsion of Fr Dionysius Charti. Note by Fr Francis Finegan SJ on provenance of volumes - that Fr Manuel Gonçalves da Costa SJ visited Milltown Park in 1948, consulted volumes which in custody of Fr John MacErlean SJ (1981), and translation by Fr Fergus O'Donoghue SJ (5 February 1987).

Letters from Fr John Ffrench SJ, Gesú, Rome to Irish Fr Provincial Edmund J O'Reilly SJ

A file of letters from Fr John Ffrench SJ, Gesú, Rome, Italy to Irish Fr Provincial Edmund J O'Reilly SJ (term as Fr Provincial 1863 - 19 April 1870). Fr Ffrench's letters were written in his capacity as English Assistant to Fr General. As a result all of the letters have an official slant. Includes an index/précis to the letters by Fr James Rabbitte SJ.

Ffrench, John, 1812-1873, Jesuit priest

Letters from Fr Matthew Devitt SJ, Rome to Father Rector, concerning the deliberation over whether to hold a General Congregation or not

  • IE IJA J/121/3
  • File
  • 27 September - 5 October 1913
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Holograph letters from Fr Matthew Devitt SJ, Rome to Father Rector, concerning the deliberation over whether to hold a General Congregation or not (27 September); in official interview with Fr. General ‘with regard fundamental theology…no changes or suspension of ordination’ however ‘though the ordination must stand the execution may be deferred for a year or two while we are preparing a professor and he expects this should be set about without delay’. Fr Devitt reports that ‘there is a sickening sirocco wind blowing - very fatiguing and oppressiveness’ (5 October).

Photographic album belonging to Fr Joseph O'Connor SJ

  • IE IJA J/324/3
  • File
  • 1926; 1936 - 1941; [1970]
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

Photographic album (thirty photographs) belonging to Fr Joseph O'Connor SJ relating to his time as a scholastic in Mungret College c.1926, Rector of Mungret College (136-1941) and later in Galway (1941-1972). Insert postcard from Irish Jesuit in Rome, Italy (1931).

Letter from the Vicar Apostolate of Hong Kong, Enrico Valtorta to [ ], Rome concerning the Chinese mission

Copy of a letter from the Vicar Apostolate of Hong Kong, Enrico Valtorta to [ ] (not a Jesuit but somebody in Rome) concerning the Chinese mission. Remarks that the Irish Jesuits would be advised to take on a hostel or a college or both and revive the publication 'Rock'. Remarks that men are available to go to China. Suggests that some Irish Jesuits should be sent to study Chinese in the Benedictine University in Peking prior to teaching in the Jesuit college in Hong Kong.

Valtorta, Enrico Pascal, 1883-1951, Apostolic Vicar and Roman Catholic Bishop of Hong Kong

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Conal Murphy SJ written while serving as chaplain

Letters and telegrams to the Irish Fr Provincial from Fr Conal Murphy SJ, written while serving as a chaplain with the 2nd Lancashire Fusiliers in Christchurch and Aldershot, Hants., Langholm, Dumfriesshire and The Bridge of Allan, Stirlingshire; 587 Field Company, [Royal Engineers], Estate Camp, Inverkip, Scotland and in North Africa; 78th Division, British North Africa Force in Tunisia and 78th Division, Central Mediterranean Force (C.M.F.) in Sicily and Italy; 67 Garrison, B.N.A.F. in Tunisia and No. 1 Casualty Clearing Station, Italy, C.M.F., and Austria. Includes his first letter to the Irish Fr Provincial written from Salisbury (4 September 1941, 2pp); letter from Ursula Murphy [Fr Murphy’s sister] to Fr Coyne stating she had received word that Fr Murphy had gone overseas (1 December 1941, 1p.); letter to Fr Michael O’Meara (See CHP2/32) (13 October 1943, 1p.) and letter to Fr Provincial from Fr Murphy written on ‘a memorable day, the end of the war in Italy’ (2 May 1945, 2pp). Includes leaflets for the Service of Remembrance and Dedication at St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin in which Fr Conal Murphy SJ contributed to (1976; 1978), and photograph of Fr Conal Murphy SJ in military chaplains uniform, with military ribbon rack underneath.

Murphy, Conal K, 1902-1979, Jesuit priest and chaplain

Fr Joseph Hurley's wish to write some of the Messenger of the Sacred Heart in Irish

  • IE IJA J/3/32
  • File
  • 21 November-6 December 1952
  • Part of Irish Jesuits

A file relating to Fr Joseph Hurley's wish to write some of the Messenger of the Sacred Heart in Irish. Includes a letter from Fr F. Schwendimann SJ, Directio Generalis, Apostolatus Orationis, Borgo S. Spirito 5, Rome, Italy to Irish Fr Provincial Thomas Byrne SJ expressing his worry over different dialects in Ireland and the possibility of misinterpretation (21 November 1952, 1p). Includes a copy reply from Fr Provincial explaining that although differences do occur within the Irish language in different parts of Ireland the meaning would not be misinterpreted (26 November 1952, 1p).

Hurley, Joseph, 1905-1984, Jesuit priest and Irish language editor

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