Associated Jesuit organisations in Ireland
Messenger Publications is one of a number of ‘Apostolates’ of the Irish Jesuit Province active in the areas of social justice, spirituality, education and outreach, particularly of marginalised groups. There are a number of associated jesuit organisations in Ireland.
Let us introduce you to them:
The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice is an agency of the Irish Jesuit Province, dedicated to undertaking social analysis and theological reflection in relation to issues of social justice, including housing and homelessness, penal policy, environmental justice, and economic ethics.
The mission of the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice is to promote justice for all through social analysis, theological reflection, action, education, and advocacy.
Learn more: https://www.jcfj.ie/
Irish Jesuits International is the global development agency of the Irish Jesuit Province. IJI works in 14 different countries within the Global South, partnering with Jesuit works which target the marginalised, vulnerable and those living in poverty, regardless of background, ethnicity or religious beliefs.
Learn more: https://www.iji.ie/
The Jesuit Refugee Service (JRS) is an international non-governmental organisation, founded in 1980 with the mission to accompany, to serve and to advocate the cause of refugees and forcibly displaced persons worldwide.
JRS Ireland is a work of and generously supported by the Irish Jesuit Province. Under JRS Ireland’s Strategic Aims, we prioritise the following principal areas of work: asylum seeker support; detention; integration; and policy and advocacy.
Learn more: https://jrs.ie/
JUST provides educational programmes and support programmes to third-level students and prospective third-level students.
Its aim is to contribute to increasing 3rd level educational opportunities for the people of Ballymun, helping them to realize their full potential in a real, tangible way. It collaborates with local organisations in providing teaching and student support resources. It also collaborates with educational bodies in providing opportunities for access to third level education.
Learn more: https://www.justballymun.org/
Manresa’s mission is to help people of all denominations, traditions and beliefs to discover the living God present and active in their daily lives.
It offers one-to-one accompaniment, training in spiritual direction, programmes for the deepening of faith and prayer, programmes on spirituality in the workplace, and seminars on a wide range of topics. It also offers retreats for professional and parish-based groups, and in-service training for those working in the Ignatian tradition.
Learn more: https://www.manresa.ie/
The Belfast Jesuit Centre offers spiritual guidance with a variety of creative programmes that offer spiritual formation in prayer, scripture and even film. The Ignatian charism offers special skills in understanding and practising the Synodal process.
Learn more: https://belfastjesuitcentre.co.uk/