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Small portrait images of John Stratton and Arthur Graham on a black and white image of an outdoor service during WWI

From the Archives: Two 1916 WWI Chaplains

BY RSomerset

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 10:56

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Verdun, learn about two Jesuit WWI chaplains serving in France in 1916.

On retreat at St Beuno's

Spiritually exercised - novices emerge from the long retreat

BY SNoon

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 15:40

It’s been just over a week since we got back from making the spiritual exercises during our long retreat and us first years are now away again doing our short experiments.

A man clutches his ice cream

“Unless you repent, you will all perish as they did.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 13:56

I have to admit that, even in advancing middle age, I still notice when I get less ice-cream than the person next to me. Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on 'offfering it up'.

Andean Angels credit Cris Fajardo

Angel Musketeers: gift to Campion Hall

BY JMahoney

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 17:02

An increasingly important idea in modern Christian communication is that of religious inculturation, the challenge of making biblical topics and themes meaningful and appealing within differing human cultures.

Pen and ink sketch of a pharaoh with caption Ramses as a boy

From the Archives: The Pharaohs of the Oppression and the Exodus

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 14:08

A fitting article in the Blandyke Papers, February 1900, for Lent.

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Godtalk: Astute Steward

BY PKnott

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 18:22

In speaking of the way we should think about security for the future, Jesus used a curious example - a man who cheated his employer. Luke 16.1-8   But it's the astuteness, not the dishonesty of the steward we are to imitate. Wise people look to the future.

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‘Man does not live on bread alone.’

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 19:44

We believe that men and women do not live by bread alone, but by the presence and goodness of God in our lives.

After the crowds have dispersed: St Peter's Basilica

Prophecy, proximity and hope

BY JCrampsey

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 00:00

Jim Crampsey SJ reflects on the closing events for the Year of Consecrated Life, February 2016.

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“Follow me, and I will make you fishers of men.”

BY PO'Reilly

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 09:01

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on the call to vocation and what it means to be a priest.

From the Archives: Helen Wintour’s Will

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 09:31

Some background to the the will of Helena Wintour, which is currently on loan to the exhibition Plots and Spangles: the Embroidered Vestments of Helena Wintour at Auckland Castle.

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