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The Round Table event at the Chapel of the Resurrection, Brussels

Europe and conflict minerals communities

27 Mar 2017

Henry Longbottom SJ was among the participants at an event on conflict minerals and the EU held in Brussels, March 2017.

Michael Frain took part in the 258k race across the Sahara

The Sahara, four Ironmen, now a Marathon Womble

27 Mar 2017

St Ignatius College alumnus Michael Frain is running the London Marathon on 23 April 2017 for JRS and Jesuit Missions.

Fr Nicolas cuts his celebration cake

Fr Nicolas celebrates his golden jubilee

24 Mar 2017

Fr Adolfo Nicolás SJ marked his golden jubilee as a priest in Manila on March 17.  


The mural in the grounds of the Divine Providence Cancer Hospital in San Salvador

Bringing the Good News to the sick and poor: Romero mural

24 Mar 2017

As the Church marks the 37th anniversary of the assassination of Blessed Oscar Romero, a new mural has been unveiled that looks to honour his legacy and to inspire a new generation to engage with his life. 

Cornerstone Centre, Salford Diocese

Finding a Better Job initiative for Manchester homeless

23 Mar 2017

This week Manchester University Catholic Chaplaincy made further strides in its Empowerment+ programme through a new initiative to target those in need with its ‘Finding a Better Job’ workshops.

A time of Reconciliation and Adoration

24 Hours with the Lord - parishes and schools respond

23 Mar 2017

The universal Church is responding to the Pope's call for '24 with the Lord' on 23-24 March 2017.

T for Trafficking

22 Mar 2017

A longer version of the article by Paul Chitnis in issue 96 of Jesuits & Friends about the work of the Human Life Development and Research Centre in India.

Fr Denis (second left) with director Ashley Pearce, Sean Bean, Colin McKeown of LA Productions and Jimmy McGovern

TV parish drama explores modern priesthood

21 Mar 2017

Denis Blackledge writes in Jesuits & Friends about the experience of mentoring actor Sean Bean for the BBC TV drama Broken.

Prayers, readings and music at the Pause for Hope service at St Chad's Cathedral

Birmingham's hope and prayers for those affected by cancer

20 Mar 2017

A Pause for Hope service - initiated at SFX Liverpool 19 years ago - has been celebrated at St Chad's Cathedral in Birmingham.

The National Shrine to St John Ogilvie in St Aloysius Church, Glasgow

Call to honour Scotland's only martyr

20 Mar 2017

To coincide with the Feast of St John Ogilvie on 10 March, the Knights of St Columba have renewed their call for a permanent memorial to him on the site of his execution at Glasgow Cross.


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