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‘Province Meeting 2016’ took place between 30th March – 1st April.This year’s theme was Russia, Ribadeneira and the future of Heythrop. The various activities were intended to explore different areas of the Province’s life and ministry in a creative format.In our line-up of speakers we were lucky enough to have the Superior of the Russian Region, Anthony Corcoran SJ; In addition, there were a host of Jesuit speakers and laypeople.As a result, the talks involved a...
The work of the Jesuits in Britain is governed by the Constitutions of the Society of Jesus written by St Ignatius and ratified by Pope Paul IV in 1558.The worldwide Society of Jesus is administered and governed from Rome by Father General, Fr Arturo Sosa SJ, who was elected by the 36thGeneral Congregation and confirmed in his post in 2016 by Pope Francis. The Society’s affairs are also regulated by Catholic canon law. The Jesuits are divided into ‘provinces’ for administrative purposes. In...
The head of the Jesuits in Britain is Fr Provincial Damian Howard SJ.  Fr Damian was appointed by Fr General in 2017 for a six year term. He is advised by the trustees who meet six times per year:Nick Austin SJRoger Dawson SJKensy Joseph SJPaul Nicholson SJ - SociusDermot O'Connor SJMatthew Power SJStephen Power SJ - Treasurer & SecretaryDavid Smolira SJOther Key PeopleNicholas King SJ - Assistant for FormationJane Hellings - Director of Development and CommunicationsTimothy...