Ignatian Insight


Godtalk: Where to find resurrection

BY PKnott

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 10:23

Everything that’s good eventually gets crucified. By a perverse axiom in life there is always something that cannot leave well enough alone, but, for reasons of its own, must lash out at what’s good.

Blessed Oscar Romero

Blessed Oscar Romero - a faith that does justice

BY JFilochowski

Monday, May 18, 2015 - 15:28

Julian Filochowski reflects on the life and legacy of Archbishop Oscar Romero in the week before his beatification in El Salvador.

Excerpt From The Homily Preached By Pope Piux XI At The Canonisation Of St Andrew Bobola SJ

Who was St Andrew Bobola SJ?

BY ASukys

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 17:54

The life of St. Andrew  Bobola, S.J., (1591-1657)

According to modern hagiography, Andrew Bobola, S.J., did not differ much from other priests or his fellow Jesuits in terms either of pursuing holiness in his daily life or of his missionary zeal.

Godtalk: Why bad things can happen to good people

BY PKnott

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 15:39

What does a true knowledge of God look like? Peter Knott SJ offers his thoughts.

Dancers at the 2015 migrants' mass at St George's Cathedral, Southwark

Migrants Mass 2015

BY Anonymous

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 13:25

Jo Siedlecka from Independent Catholic News shares her experience of this year's Migrants Mass at Southwark Cathedral.

Fr William Feran SJ, author of the original Chaplains' weekly

From the Archives: Transcribing The Chaplains’ Weekly

BY RSomerset

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 13:06

100 years ago the province began an internal newsletter for the British Jesuits serving as Chaplains in WWI. Archive volunteer, Sheila, outlines her current project of transcribing The Chaplains’ Weekly and shares her first impressions.

True Joy on a man's face photo from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Richard_Joy_Thomas.jpg

Godtalk: Enjoyment without guilt

BY PKnott

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 12:04

Peter Knott SJ reflects on our ability to enjoy healthy pleasure and why we should not confuse Hamlet with Jesus.

Full moon at night

Godtalk: Necessity of Night

BY PKnott

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 14:46

Why would nature design things so that, as humans, just as we reach the pinnacle of our maturity and get more of a genuine grip on our lives, our bodies begin to fall apart?  Why do we suffer so many physical ailments as we age?

Black and white photograph of Fr Bernard Vaughan wearing a long coat and top hat

From the Archives: 'Flying Fr Vaughan'

BY RSomerset

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 17:37

100 years ago in April 1915, Fr Bernard Vaughan SJ spent several days with Lord Kitchener’s new army and ascended in a military biplane.


Godtalk: On being endlessly distracted

BY PKnott

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 09:31

To be a human being is to be endlessly distracted. We aren’t persons who live in habitual spiritual awareness who occasionally get distracted. We’re persons who live in habitual distraction who occasionally become spiritually aware.


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