• Cuthbert McGinity SJ 1882-1918

    Cuthbert McGinity SJ

    Cuthbert McGinity SJ became an army chaplain shortly after his ordination in 1916. He served in northern Italy 1917-1918 and died of exposure just after the armistice.
  • St Peter Claver SJ (1581-1654)

    Peter Claver SJ

    Peter Claver is the patron of human rights in Colombia. A Spanish Jesuit missionary priest who devoted his apostolic life ministering to African slaves in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia), one of the ports in South America used for slave trading.
  • James Hanvey SJ

    James Hanvey SJ

    James Hanvey joined the Jesuits in 1975 and was ordained in 1983. He is currently Master of Campion Hall, Oxford.
  • Peter Gallagher SJ

    Peter Gallagher SJ

    Peter became a Jesuit in 1973. He is the Head of Philosophy at Heythrop College.
  • William Fitzmaurice SJ 1877-1945

    William Fitzmaurice SJ

    Fr Fitzmaurice served as a chaplain during the First World War. His diaries movingly recorded his experience.
  • Michael Barnes SJ

    Michael Barnes SJ

    Prof. Michael Barnes SJ is a graduate of London, Oxford and Cambridge universities. He became a Jesuit in 1965 and has taught at Heythrop since 1981.
  • A collage of some of the Jesuit chaplains that served in 1914

    Jesuit chaplains of 1914

    Read the stories of the Jesuits that served as chaplains after the outbreak of WW1 in 1914.

  • Fr Bernard Darke SJ 1925-1979

    Bernard Darke SJ

    Bernard Darke was murdered in Guyana in 1979. He had spent 19 years as a teacher at St Stanislaus College and was an accomplished photographer.
  • Gerard W Hughes SJ

    Gerard W Hughes SJ

    Gerry W Hughes became a Jesuit in 1942. He is best known as the author of "God of Surprises".
  • Peter Randall SJ

    Peter Randall SJ

    Peter became a Jesuit in 1988. He was parish priest of Sacred Heart Edinburgh, before moving to St Ignatius Stamford Hill where was parish priest 2006-2014. He is now on the parish team at St Wilfrid's Preston.

  • Bl John Cornelius SJ 1557-94

    John Cornelius SJ

    Cornelius spent ten years in secret ministry in England before being arrested and executed for high treason with four lay companions in 1594. He was beatified in 1929.
  • Bernard Basset SJ 1909-88

    Bernard Basset SJ

    Basset was known for his championship of the laity. He was a teacher and retreat director and wrote many books of popular spirituality

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