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David Stewart SJ remembers the celebrations for the 175th anniversary of the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network and reflects on the prayer intention for this month of August.On the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, several thousand delegates, National & Regional Directors and friends from every continent gathered at St Peters’ in Vatican City to begin the celebration of the 175th anniversary with a special Papal Audience. In St Paul VI Audience Hall, Fr Fornos SJ began the morning...
Jesuit Missions is the international office of the Jesuits in Britain. For over seventy years it has supported vulnerable communities across Africa, Asia and Latin America.Following in the footsteps of St Ignatius, Jesuit Missions strives to go wherever the need is greatest and put their compassion into action.Although their office is based in Wimbledon, they work closely with Jesuit local partners across the globe and support over 17,000 Jesuits who are putting their faith into action in the...
Before coming to work as the Director of Development and Communications with the Jesuits my career had been mainly in the arts and cultural sector.  My Catholic family history originated with a family of Dutch extraction settled over many generations in Bombay.  One of my great uncles was a Jesuit of the Bombay province, and one of my great aunts was a Poor Claire sister.  Although I wasn’t aware of it at the time, my north London primary school, run by the Companions...