Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ

Deacon Max Koch SJ censes Bishop Hudson
Farm Street Church is accustomed to solemn and spectacular liturgies wherein all our senses are assailed with the glorious sights, sounds and smells of praise and thanksgiving.Wednesday night’s liturgy of dedication of the new altar broke new ground in compelling awe and beauty.  In the words of the chief celebrant Bishop Nicholas Hudson, Farm Street Church is “beautified in a way which draws people to contemplate the mystery which is at its heart.” The new stone altar is the final...
Debbie and Fr Denis in the new SFX memorial garden
The Feast of St Ignatius is always a joyful day in the Jesuit calendar.  Jesuits congratulated their many jubilarians at special masses for friends and alumni at Farm Street Church in London and at St Francis Xavier’s in Liverpool.  Staff in Jesuit ministries held services of thanks and praise, celebrated with special meals and sometimes even a half day’s holiday.Twelve Jesuit priests and brothers were joined by a large congregation at St Francis Xavier’s Liverpool for the annual...
The annual alumni Mass for the Feast of St Ignatius is at 6pm at Farm St Church and all Alumni are warmly invited.  It will be followed by a reception in the parish hall.Fr Peter Edmonds SJ is giving the homily, celebrating 60 years in the Society and 50 years as priest.Parish priest Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ will be the celebrant for the Mass. 
Farm St Church sanctuary
As part of a continuing programme of restoration the front facing altar at Farm Street Church will be replaced with a new one carved of stone.This new development comes after the successful restoration of the colours and gold leaf to the Pugin high altar at the back of the sanctuary. Plans have been approved by the Historic Churches Committee and renovation will begin after Easter.The restoration will not only give the sanctuary a fresh look, it will also allow people to see the Pugin high...
Fr Gerard Mitchell SJ, parish priest at St Anselm's in south London, recently received a generous donation from Farm St Jesuit parish in Mayfair.  The donation is to support the parish's work with street homeless in the west of London. Hope for Southall Street Homeless (HSSH) provides a night shelter for those sleeping on the streets. It is a community initiative born out of a desire to see real change for the better in the lives of those who are rough sleeping in Southall. Established as...
'I am very grateful to Cardinal Cormac for a variety of reasons', Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ, the parish priest of Farm Street reflected after today's funeral mass in Westminster.  Fr Andrew was concelebrating in a packed Westminster Cathedral, attended by 47 Bishops and over 250 priests with other church leaders including the Archbishop of Canterbury and his predecessor.  Remembering how Cormac had shared with a group of Jesuit Scholastics in Valladolid in 2011 Fr Andrew said, "...
Fr Beattie and Fr Cameron-Mowat
The Feast of St Ignatius was celebrated at Farm Street Church yesterday in an extra special way, as this year’s feast also marked the 25th jubilee of ordination of the parish priest Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ.  Also celebrating significant jubilees were Fr John Moffatt SJ, who was ordained with Fr Andrew at Clifton Cathedral in 1992, and Fr Michael Beattie SJ, former Farm St parish priest, celebrating the 50th jubilee of ordination.  Br James Hodkinson SJ of the Mount Street Jesuit...
The 12th Station is restored in the IFACS workshop
The Stations of the Cross at Farm Street Church in central London are in the process of being restored to their original polychrome glory. The 14 plaques, which portray the Passion and Death of Christ, were originally brightly coloured; however, they were painted over with lead paint in the 1920s.These masterpieces were the work of renowned carver and artist Johann Petz, who was active in Bavaria and Austria from 1850 - 1870.  Polychrome stations by the same artist and of the same design...
Fr Benoit Geudas and members of the Emmanuel Community process into Farm Street Church with the relics
Farm Street Church was packed last night for a beautiful service to welcome the relics of St Claude La Colombière SJ and St Margaret Mary to London.The relics have been brought to London from France by the Emmanuel Community as a Sacred Heart of Mercy Mission to conclude the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  The reliquaries, carried by Fr Benôit Guédas, Frederic De Narp, and other members of the Emmanuel Community, were welcomed at the church door by parish priest Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ. ...
Farm Street Parish Registrar, Karl Grey
The sacristan and Registrar of Farm Street Church is on the move – to join the Benedictines. Karl Grey, who has been associated with the central London church for 30 years and also worked at the Mount Street Jesuit Centre, will this week be entering the Benedictine Monastery at Ealing Abbey for Postulancy and then Novitiate.Karl first came to Farm Street in the mid-1980s when he was a student in London, but he did not start attending regularly until 2004. “I helped with collections...