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Mission to a Suffering People: Irish Jesuits 1596 to 1696


Thomas J Morrissey SJ

‘Morrissey combines an immense knowledge of his subject with an engaging, accessible style’The Furrow

‘With a broad stroke and a light touch, the author paints a fascinating picture of an unrecognisable Ireland from just a few centuries ago…[an] exceptional story, exceptionally told’.     Intercom

Prolific author Thomas J Morrissey SJ here charts the work and persecution of members of the Irish Jesuits in the decades leading up to the Penal Laws. Along with other religious orders, the Jesuits maintained a lifeline of support with Europe during Ireland’s struggles with nationalism and religion.


210 x 140mm