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From the Archives: Beaumont College and the First World War

BY MAllen

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 09:31

Next month alumni of Beaumont College will travel to the battlefield of Verdun to commemorate the Beaumont Old Boys who fought and died in the First World War. The Jesuits in Britain Archives discover the tremendous services and sacrifices made by Old Beaumont boys.

Fire with grilled fish Pixabay

The simple audacity of faith : three reflections for Easter Friday

BY JHanvey

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 21:29

Homily preached by James Hanvey SJ at the close of the province meeting Easter Friday 2017.  Texts: Acts 4:1-12; Ps. 117(118); Jn.21:1-14

The incredulity of Thomas who places his finger in the wound

“Happy are those who have not seen and yet believe.”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 19:36

Paul O'Reilly SJ remembers an old Jesuit friend from his time in the noviciate, as he reminds him of this Sunday's readings.

Chris Krall SJ and a Womble

Running London for South Sudan

BY Ruth

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 18:05

This Sunday, 14 runners are taking on the challenge of the London Marathon for Jesuit Missions. The funds they raise will support young people struggling to survive in one of the most volatile regions in the world.

 

Empty tomb Flickr photo sharing

The Resurrection of Christ

BY RStyles

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 07:37

An Easter reflection from Fr Bob Styles on our understanding of the resurrection.

Schnorr von Carolsfeld Bibel in Bildern

Faith in Uncertainty

BY ACameron-Mowat

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 17:16

For most of us it is not easy to believe in the resurrection of Jesus: most of us are not in the premier league of beloved disciples: most of the time utter joy and bliss and absolute faith in the God who loves us eternally and unconditionally aren’t obvious to us.  As Christians we see acts

Stephen Power SJ with brothers at the opening mass of GC36

Discretion without seeking fame or fortune

BY SPower

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 11:52

Stephen Power SJ looks back on the part played by Jesuit Brothers at the 36th General Congregation 

From the Archives: Jesuit Missionaries' Dictionaries and Vocabularies

BY MAllen

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:56

Dr Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary was published on 15 April 1755. We take a look at some of the dictionaries and vocabularies constructed by Jesuit missionaries in Southern Africa and Guyana.

Schindler's Factory in Krakow Schindler's list installation from wikimedia commons

My God, my God...

BY PO'Reilly

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 08:00

Only in wartime can such a man thrive.
Only in wartime can such a man be a hero.
Only in wartime can such a man be a beacon of goodness and hope.

 

A time of joyful hope and public witness

BY DRobinson

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 19:02

On Palm Sunday 2005, in one of his last public appearances, St John Paul II addressed his beloved young people gathered to celebrate International World Youth Day.  He invited them to respond to a very high calling, namely to joyfully embrace the cross.  “Dear young people”, he said, “I

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