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Join Fr Peter Randall SJ and Sr Anouska Robinson-Biggin fcJ as they walk the first part of The Ignatian Way from Loyola to Laguardia in northern Spain. Follow in the footsteps of Saint Ignatius of Loyola initially bound for the Holy Land but over time coming to realise that God had other plans. This is a walking pilgrimage, covering approximately 25km a day (some will be more, some will be less) in the mountains of northern Spain. Good physical fitness is essential as the walks may be long...
On Saturday 21st March the Midlands Region of the Christian Life Community (CLC) celebrated 450 years of Ignatian Lay Communities in St Peter’s Parish Centre, Leamington Spa.Our theme for the day was “CLC and the Family”. We looked back to the CLC World Assembly in Lebanon last Summer and forward to the Synod on the Family in the Autumn.Br. Alan Harrison SJ, our National Chaplain, gave an enlightening presentation on the family and how complex and challenging families are...
 WordExplanationAMDGAd Maiorem Dei Gloriam – Latin meaning “for the greater glory of God” – the Jesuit motto.  Often put at the beginning of documents or correspondence.BrotherJesuits who are not and do not expect to become priests.CommunityGroup of Jesuits who form a unit with a superior, usually living together in one residence.ConsolationA feeling described by St Ignatius as “Every increase in hope, faith and charity and every interior joy which calls...
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...