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Father, we pray for loving and generous hearts for ourselves and those we love.

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From the Archives: 155 Years of Letters and Notices

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Tim Byron SJ discusses the pitfalls of empathy and how to use St Ignatius' rules to discern the right path.

Tools for discernment
Diaconate ordination february 2018 at farm street church

Two Jesuits have been ordained deacon by Bishop John Sherrington.

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Praying with art - hands open praying with paint

Each month we offer a painting in the hope that it will enable you to reflect more deeply on a particular passage of scripture.

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  • Introduction - Meditations on the Love of God

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  • Hands dirtied in paint held out open as if praying

    Introduction to Praying with Art

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  • Fr John Luck SJ, a biography

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  • Stephen B Whatley's the Sacred Heart of Jesus - part image

    A Novena to the Sacred Heart - An Introduction

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  • The Last Supper by Andrew White, detail

    Imaginative Conversations an Introduction

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  • Br Guy Consolmagno SJ

    Eyes to the Heavens: Where a scientist finds God

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Our People

  • Gerard Lorriman SJ 1915 – 2011

    Gerard Lorriman SJ

    Gerry became a Jesuit aged 55 after a career as a chest doctor. Assigned to Cape Town in the 1980s he bore witness to and supported the struggle against apartheid. He was chaplain to prisoners on Robben Island and knew Nelson Mandela.
  • Dermot Preston SJ

    Dermot Preston SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1979. Dermot was appointed provincial in 2011. His previous jobs have included Socius, Regional Superior in Guyana and chaplain in the University of Cape Town. He lives in the Mount Street community.
  • Michael Holman SJ, Principal of Heythrop College

    Michael Holman SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1974. Michael was headmaster of Wimbledon College for 9 years before being appointed provincial in 2005. He was principal of Heythrop College 2011-16 and is now parish priest at St Aloysius Glasgow.