Kensy Joseph SJ

Kensy Joseph with family and fellow priests celebrating his first Indian mass
Recently ordained priest Kensy Joseph SJ celebrates his birthday today among friends and family in India, where he is enjoying a summer break.Kensy has received a very warm welcome from former colleagues and students, and parishioners at his family’s parish of St Martin de Porres, Palarivattom, in Kerala, south west India, where he celebrated mass in Malayalam for the first time.During his visit to the parish, the parish youth group persuaded Kensy to be the subject of a video about his...
Bishop Hudson and Kensy Joseph SJ during the ordination
“I will give you shepherds,” we hear the Lord promise on the lips of the prophet Jeremiah. And today we see that promise marvellously fulfilled. As Kensy and Philip are ordained here in Stamford Hill, the ordination of six more priests draws to a close this afternoon a few miles from here in Westminster Cathedral.Eight more men for the mission! How their forebears, the likes of Saints Edmund Campion and Ralph Sherwin, who led the mission to England and Wales four hundred and thirty-five years...
laying on of hands
Saturday 30th June was a day of great joy and celebration for the Jesuits in Britain. Bishop Nicholas Hudson ordained two British Jesuits - Kensy Joseph SJ and Philip Harrison SJ  - at St Ignatius Church Stamford Hill before a large congregation of friends, family and parishioners, and alongside over fifty concelebrating priests.There were smiles everywhere as well as a few tears of joy, gratitude, and possibly relief.In the congregation were colleagues from Jesuit Missions and Jesuit...
Kensy Joseph diaconate ordination
Jesuit deacons Philip Harrison SJ and Kensy Joseph SJ will be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Nicholas Hudson on Saturday 30th June 12 noon at St Ignatius Church, Stamford Hill.All are welcome to celebrate this joyous occasion for the Society of Jesus in Britain.The service will be followed by a reception at Our Lady’s High School, Amhurst Park, a short walk from the church.  Parking is limited so please use public transport: Seven Sisters overground and tube, Stamford Hill overground...
The good shepherd icon
Philip Harrison SJ and Kensy Joseph SJ have chosen the image of Christ as a Good Shepherd for the invitation cards for their ordination on 30th June.  They explain the significance of their choice.       The image of Christ as a Good Shepherd appears in some of the earliest Christian art. In this Russian  Orthodox icon from the nineteenth century, Christ is shown with a sheep around his shoulders. It is a gesture drawn straight from the Gospels,...
Jesuit deacons Philip Harrison SJ and Kensy Joseph SJ will be ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Nicholas Hudson on Saturday 30th June 12 noon at St Ignatius Church, Stamford Hill, London N15 6ND.All are welcome to celebrate this joyous occasion for the Society of Jesus in Britain.  Please save the date!Kensy was ordained deacon at the Holy Name Church in Manchester in November.Phil’s diaconate ordination took place in Bogota Columbia in November where he was completing his theology...
Kensy Joseph SJ makes his promise of obedience
Please pray for Kensy Joseph SJ who was ordained to the diaconate on Saturday 11th November at Holy Name Church Manchester by the Right Rev John Arnold, Bishop of Salford.Concelebrating were Fr Provincial Damian Howard SJ and the Superior of the Manchester community Fr Brendan Callaghan SJ, along with assistant chaplain Fr William Pearsall SJ and over twenty other Jesuits and diocesan clergy.  Music was beautifully performed by the Manchester University chaplaincy praise group,led by...
Jesuit scholastic Kensy Joseph SJ is to be ordained to the diaconate by Bishop John Arnold on Saturday 11th November at Holy Name Church, Manchester.All are welcome to celebrate with us on this happy occasion.Kensy joined the novitiate in 2007.  He is currently studying for an MA in Religions and Theology at Manchester Univeristy and is a member of the Manchester Universities' Catholic Chaplaincy team.
Kensy Joseph will be ordained to the diaconate on Saturday 11th November at 12 noon at the Holy Name in Manchester.Bishop John Arnold will preside.Concelebrants are welcome.  Please let Brendan Callaghan know brendancsj@jesuits.net and bring an alb and white stole.All Jesuits and friends are welcome.  There will be a reception at the Jesuit community following the ceremony.