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Object of the week: The Praying Monks

BY JGraffius

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 16:21

This week these two wooden painted monks have returned from the City & Guilds of London Arts School where one has undergone conservation.

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Who is God?

BY RStyles

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 16:04

Bob Styles SJ reflects on how we can know God, for Laetare Sunday.

A Bicycle in the grounds of a cloister or church

“I have food to eat that you do not know about.”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 15:51

Why is it that we fast? Is hunger a good thing?

Pelican Shamrock Banner

Object of the week: The Pelican Shamrock Banner c. 1900

BY JGraffius

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 08:16

Our chosen object has an appropriately Irish theme. Happy St Patrick's day!

From the Archives: Discovering Jesuit Poetry for World Poetry Day

BY MAllen

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 12:48

“Poetry is the mainstay of oral tradition and, over centuries, can communicate the innermost values of diverse cultures … [It is] the unique ability of poetry to capture the creative spirit of the human mind.” Find out more about the Jesuits and poetry. 

“Stand up”, he said, “Do not be afraid.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 21:13

Paul O'Reilly SJ challenges us to stop and think, who are we at our best?

American circus showman, P.T. Barnum. Wikipedia Commons

Dare to think - and act - this Lent

BY GClapson

Sunday, March 5, 2017 - 00:00

Anthony Egan SJ of the Jesuit Institute South Africa challenges us to think critically about key global and social issues this Lent - and then to act.

Manuscript of Taffy the Welsh Mouse

Object of the week: Taffy the Welsh Mouse

BY JGraffius

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 11:55

Having celebrated St David’s Day earlier this week, it seems appropriate that this week’s Object from the Stonyhurst College collection focuses on Wales.  ‘The Mouse Trap’ is a poem written in English and Latin by John Formby, when he was a student at St.

Bishop Hudson with the ordinands at St Ignatius Church

"Know the Shepherd": Homily of Bishop Hudson

BY SBishop

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 14:57

The homily of Bishop Nicholas Hudson at the diaconate ordinations of eight Jesuits on Saturday.

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Praying with the pope in March

BY DStewart

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 09:48

David Stewart SJ reflects on the pope's prayer intention for March in support of persecuted Christians.

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