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Jesus gets his feet wet walking on the sea

Getting our feet wet?

BY Ruth

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 17:35

Jim Crampsey SJ reflects on the presence of the spirit in our encounters. How often do we have an encounter with someone, and afterwards we say to ourselves, that must have been meant?

Godtalk: Gratitude

BY PKnott

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 12:19

Gratitude is the ultimate virtue, under-girding everything, even love. Peter Knott SJ writes on Gratitude, forgiveness and maturity.

Bloody child's shoe found after a rocket attack in Gaza

It's evil: name it and shame it

BY JHellings

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 10:05

The Jesuit Provincial Fr Dermot Preston SJ, reflects on conflict and religion.

A young man at prayer on the Feast of St Ignatius at Farm street church, london

St Ignatius Day celebrations, the photos

BY Ruth

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 00:00

See all the photos in the slideshow below - navigate by clicking the arrows as you hover over the large image below.

Assurance sign

Godtalk: A Consoling Assurance

BY PKnott

Friday, August 8, 2014 - 19:18

Peter Knott SJ reflects on that gift of Peace that Jesus offers and brings to our daily lives in this weeks' Godtalk.

Children of the Gaza Strip

A land flowing with blood and tears

BY GClapson

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 12:19

Fr Jerri Dias in Guyana reflects on the bloodshed in Gaza

Image of Christ in Glory with flames. Photograph by Lawrence Lew OP at flickr.com

Godtalk: Rationalising our Indignation

BY PKnott

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 08:31

St Ignatius famously said "Go forth and set the world on fire," a allusion to Luke 12:49 where Jesus says, "I have come to set the earth on fire, and how I wish it were already blazing." Peter Knott SJ asks whether this hasn't been misunderstood. Sending fire and talking of division can be used as an excuse for our own indignation. Instead, the fire that Jesus talks about, he says, is that of Pentecost - the fire of charity, joy, peace, goodness, understanding, and forgiveness.

St Ignatius at Manresa

My Own Personal Ignatius

BY Ruth

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 16:03

For the Feast of St Ignatius 31 July, Provincial of the Jesuits in Britain, Dermot Preston reflects on who St Ignatius is to him.

Reflections on Freedom

BY Ruth

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 15:47

Enjoying the experience of directing a long retreat, 30-days of silence, following the Spiritual Exercises, in North Wales. I am with 6 other ‘youngish’ Jesuits of my generation, accompanying people through the 4 weeks.

Charles of the JRS day centre goes on pilgrimage to Canterbury to raise money for the homeless in London

A Pilgrim Journey to Canterbury

BY Ruth

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 10:52

Each year at the end of May, The Connection at St Martin in the Fields hold their annual Pilgrimage to Canterbury.

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