It was 'vow day' last Saturday, after two years as novices, a time of testing to see if God has called them to join the Society of Jesus, three men were invited by their provincials to take simple and perpetual public vows. One of them, Stephen Noon entered the novitiate from the cut
Of the Jesuit mission station of St Ignatius in the central Rupununi region of south-west Guyana Evelyn Waugh wrote, ‘It was as lonely an outpost of religion as you could find anywhere.’ Assistant Archivist, Sally Kent, discovers more about Waugh's travels to the region.
I wonder if anyone here remembers Philip (“Doc”) Loretz. He was the first Jesuit doctor in the British Province. Up to the age of 55, he was a GP in the South of England – happily married with children and a successful practice. But, when he was 55, very suddenly and tragically, his wife died.