Dominic Robinson SJ

Young man praying at Farm st church, london
Landings, the programme for returning Catholics whose UK base is here at Farm Street, is starting a new year, and also a new chapter.  First of all, our team would like to thank the parishioners of Farm Street sincerely for the opportunity to speak about the Programme at Masses two Sundays ago.  And for the very generous funds raised, which have now reached £2,417-51.  Very many thanks for your generosity and interest in the programme. But Landings is not about programmes,...
Fr Robinson, Bishop Hudson, Fr Holman, Fr Tanner
Cardinal Vincent ordained seven men to the priesthood at Westminster Cathedral on the Nativity of St John the Baptist, 24th June 2017. Bishop Nicholas Hudson and over 100 priests concelebrated the Mass.  Among them were three Jesuits: Michael Holman SJ, Dominic Robinson SJ and Norman Tanner SJ, who had all been involved in the training of the seminarians.  Six of the ordinands had studied theology at Heythrop College, and one had studied at Beda College in Rome with Fr Tanner. ...
Emma Holland in the new studio
On the vigil of the Feast of Ss Peter and Paul, the Mount Street Jesuit Community last night celebrated an unusual ceremony: the blessing of a new recording studio for Pray as you go.Paul Nicholson SJ, concelebrating with Fr Superior Dominic Robinson SJ, commented “it required a bit of Jesuit improvisation as there isn’t anything appropriate in any standard book of blessings”.After ten years of recording in a “temporary” studio and two years of fundraising, the Pray as you go (PAYG) prayer...
Felicity Anne Croft, Fr Dominic and Br James at the shrine of John Sullivan SJ
Report by Dominic Robinson SJIt was a wonderful joy and privilege to be at St Francis Xavier, Gardiner St, the Jesuit  church in the centre of Dublin last Saturday to see Fr John Sullivan  SJ, who died in 1933, declared ‘blessed’ by Pope Francis.  I was there representing Farm Street along with Br James Hodkinson SJ of the Mount Street Jesuit Community and Miss Felicity Ann Croft from the Parish.  The term ‘blessed’ means that a man or woman is considered to be truly holy...
Lord Hattersley
Lord Hattersley was at Farm Street church hall on Wednesday evening to talk about his latest book The Catholics – The Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day.Although an atheist Lord Hattersley has had a long fascination with religion and has written books about both John Wesley and the Salvation Army.  He discovered at the age of 40 that his father had been a Catholic priest before his marriage, and realised that the “detached admiration” he...
The BBC World Service is going to broadcast a programme in its 'Heart and Soul' strand on Fr Paolo Dell’Oglio SJ, who was kidnapped in Syria in July 2013.The programme is part of a series, called 'The Dilemma - The Right Thing' exploring the remarkable life-decisions made by individuals, despite putting their lives at risk. One episode explores the story of Fr Paulo Dall'Oglio, and features Sr Carol from Italy, who worked with Fr Paulo in Mar Musa. It is likely to be aired autumn/winter 2017/...
Fr Christopher Jamison OSB at Farm St Church Hall Credit Weenson Oo/picture-u.net
Welcoming the Wounded- becoming the Church of the Good Samaritan, the inaugural Landings Lecture, was delivered by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB on 7th March at Farm Street Church to an appreciative crowd.You can download the full text of his lecture  inaugural_landings_lecture_march_7th_2017_fr_christopher_jamison_osb.pdfThe Landings programme is run by people who have themselves returned to the Catholic faith and who now wish to share their journey and beliefs with others. Many...
Introductory sessions start at Farm Street on 26 April
Landings London, based at Farm Street Jesuit Church in Mayfair, is about to embark on its third course. Across Britain, Landings aims to offer a safe, welcoming environment for people who have become disconnected from their Catholic faith to explore ways of returning to it. It is active in parishes from Aberdeen to Birmingham, and from Wakefield to Epsom. With three in the permanent Landings London team and more wishing to join, it continues to grow in the capital and the future looks...
ACN staff and supporters from across the world will be taking part in the Fitbit Semi de Paris on Sunday
Participants in the Fitbit Semi de Paris (a half-marathon) are in their final days of training and preparation ahead of the race on Sunday – including a Jesuit priest and his lay colleague from Farm Street Church. Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, National Ecclesiastical Assistant to Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) and Sebastian Cichocki, the parish’s Maintenance Manager, will be joining Neville Kyrke-Smith, ACN’s National Director, and John Pontifex, their Head of Press and Information, to help raise...
The Inaugural Landings Lecture will take place on Tuesday 7 March 2017
With just a fortnight to go before the Inaugural Landings Lecture at Farm Street Church, the organisers are hoping for a high turn-out of people who are interested in returning to the Catholic faith and those who support them in parishes and other communities.The Inaugural Lecture - entitled Welcoming the Wounded - Becoming the Church of the Good Samaritan - will be given by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB, who will focus on how Catholic parishes can welcome those who feel spiritually wounded....

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