Jesuits & Friends - Spring 2023


March 20, 2023

In this issue of Jesuits & Friends...


04 The English Province of the Society of Jesus was established in 1623 - we look back at 400 years of history.

06 Another anniversary to celebrate: our friends reflect on ten years of Pope Francis.

09 Michael Holman SJ recalls the late Pope Benedict XVI's encouraging words to Jesuits.

10 The lessons of history inform and inspire Jesuit Missions in its work for a more just world.

12 Philip Harrison SJ welcomes the publication of a new book filled with spiritual wisdom.

14 How did the early Jesuits tackle corruption? John Paul de Quay charts their activities in Rome.

16 Fr Provincial, Damian Howard SJ, looks to the future of the Province through the lens of history.

17 Tom McGuinness SJ and Ken Vance SJ give us whistle-stop tours of historic Jesuit buildings.

18 The Jesuits in Britain are grateful for the ministry of Jesuits from other provinces: meet four of them.

20 The birthdays keep coming! JRS UK's thirty years have been characterised by change.

22 Edward de Quay explains how the Province is actively pursuing decarbonisation.

23 Fr Dominic Allain explains what the Grief to Grace project offers survivors of abuse.

24 Jesuit school sixth-formers have been thinking about good leadership, says Maria Neal.

25 Praying with the pope: Eddy Bermingham SJ.

26 Obituaries.

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