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The choir and orchesta of St Ignatius College, Enfield, and the choir and orchestra of Sint-Barbara College, Ghent (Belgium), present Music for Mass and Concert, at St Ignatius Church.The Mass will start at 7pm, with the concert following next - no admission charge. Download the event's poster
‘The Great Amen’ by Peter Bridgman. Photo credit: Peter Bridgman
In anticipation of his canonisation on Sunday 14th October in St Peter's in Rome, the parish of St Ignatius, Stamford Hill is holding a novena of intercession to Blessed Oscar Romero, with prayers and brief reflections at every mass.The novena opened with a mass on Friday 5th October, celebrated by Bishop John Sherrington, and continues until Saturday 13th October with a mass to be celebrated by Bishop Paul McAleenan.At the opening mass, Bishop Sherrington reflected on the life and witness of...
A parish of over 2000 people established by the Jesuits in 1903, St Ignatius Stamford Hill is in one of London’s most diverse boroughs.   Communities from Ireland, Poland, Ghana, Nigeria, and all across Latin America lend the vibrancy of cultural exchange to liturgy and parish life.During Lent this year the parish team responded to Pope Francis’ call to hold 24 hours for the Lord, as part of the Jubilee Year of Mercy.   “We took a risk” says Sr...
Four pupils of St Ignatius College in Enfield, north London, have been presented with the school’s highest accolade – the Ignatian Award. Within the school’s current Rewards system, merits can be achieved through a variety of methods: academic, sporting, music, art and for being a ‘Man for Others’. The Ignatian Award is conferred by the Governing Body in recognition of pupils achieving 100 merits.Four First Line students received their award at a recent assembly of...
I first came across the Jesuits in September 1941 in the first form, year 7, at St Ignatius College, the grammar school run by the Jesuits in Stamford Hill, North London. Since then Jesuits have played a critical part in my life.  There was Fr Guy Brinkworth, the then head of St Ignatius, without whose bracing encouragement I would not have joined the Society of Jesus; there was Fr Walter Smith who taught me that there was more than one way of being a Jesuit; there was Fr Paul Kennedy who...
I liked serving mass and wanted to escape the army and quarrels over girls ! I thought it would be good to be a Jesuit teacher and be able to play cricket and tennis till I was 50. I had a Jesuit uncle on the missions in Zimbabwe so I guess missions was in the background and in the end I spent a lot of time walking round the Rupununi and Pakaraimas - I hate walking - encouraging basic tribal communities which I enjoyed. Evelyn the Jamaican cook at Stamford Hill says all Jesuits are comedians -...