As in most professions, it is important for archivists to keep up with their professional development in order to be up to date with current theory and practice in the field, and to expand their knowledge. In this week’s ‘From the Archives’ blog post, Archives Assistant Lucy Vinten Mattich reports on two training events that she and other members of the Archives team have recently attended for just that purpose.
The pope has invited us to witness to the Resurrection in his Intention for this month – “that economists may have the courage to reject any economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.” David Stewart SJ reflects.
The Jesuit presence in Maryland dates back to the arrival of English settlers in the area now known as St Mary’s City on the Potomac River in 1634. In this blog post we look at the extraordinary life of John Carroll (1736-1815) of the Maryland Mission, who became the first bishop in the United States.
People who are not Christians often find this difficult to understand. They ask, “Why can’t I just confess my sins to God? Why do I have to bother with a priest?” Paul O'Reilly SJ explores the significance of confession.
In March 1857, Fathers James Etheridge, Aloysius Emiliani and Clement Negri arrived in Georgetown in what was then British Guiana to establish a Jesuit mission there. Assistant Archivist Sally Kent finds out more about the early history of the Guyana Region and James Etheridge.