Peter Scally SJ, Parish Priest of Sacred Heart Edinburgh at the Jesuit Parishes conference

Jesuits work alongside lay people, those of other faiths and backgrounds.

Working together with others
Pope Francis laughing

Jesuits are... Men of the Spiritual Exercises

What are the Spiritual Exercises?
Two young Jesuits, mountain walking

Living a Jesuit Life, by witnessing to Christ in our world and being men for others.

Responding to the Call
Fr Jim Conway giving a blessing with a parishioner outside St Ignatius parish, Stamford hill

Helping people to meet Christ in their daily lives.

Who we are: Companions and Followers
Fr General, Adolfo Nicholás SJ

Living the message of the Gospel at the crossroads and on the frontiers.

Why Jesuits are needed today

Video

  • Pope Francis discussed vocations to the priesthood during his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square on March 26.

    "The Lord calls each one who wants to become a priest... If any of you has this desire in his heart, it is Jesus who has put it there... Care for this invitation"

    Video from the Catholic News Service on Youtube.

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  • Image of Jesus walking on water by Maria O'Laughlin

    Imaginative Contemplation: Jesus walks on water

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  • Introduction to the Examen

    Examen for Young Adults

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  • Reflection: Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ for the restoration

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Our People

  • Charles Plater SJ

    Charles Plater SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1894. Plater was a pioneer in retreat giving for working people.
  • Frederick Copleston SJ

    Frederick Copleston SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1930. Principal of Heythrop College and acclaimed philosopher.
  • Peter Knott SJ

    Peter Knott SJ

    After ordination in 1970 his appointments included Chaplain at Heathrow Airport, Superior and Parish Priest at Farm Street, and Catholic Chaplain at Eton College for twelve years. He has been Chaplain to Barlborough Hall School in Derbyshire since 2001.