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God, be merciful to me, a sinner

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:12

“God, be merciful to me, a sinner.”

British cinema poster for Moonraker, illustrated by Dan Gouzee © United Artists

Fr Provincial at GC36: Moonraker

BY DPreston

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:32

Over the last year, I have been reading and enjoying the James Bond novels. It is good to get beyond the famous movie franchise and see Bond and the narratives as they were originally portrayed by the author, Ian Fleming.

Superior Generals Nicolas and Kolvenbach in 2008

To an Unknown Soldier

BY DPreston

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:47

As the Jesuit delegates at GC36 prepare for the first vote for the new General, Fr Provincial Dermot Preston SJ addresses this “unknown soldier”. 

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From the Archives: Minister’s log books

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:57

A short description of one useful resource held within the Jesuits in Britain Archives.

Old books

A God who makes all people welcome

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 16:49

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on this weekends Sunday gospel. “It seems that no one has come back to give praise to God, except this foreigner.”

Adolfo Nicholas SJ (right) with Pope Francis

The Election of the Jesuit General

BY MHolman

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:03

Michael Holman SJ looks ahead to the election of the new general at GC36 and remembers his own experience of electing Fr Nicholas in 2008.

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The Discernment Process in the Preparation for GC36

BY PNicholson

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 21:17

"Saint Ignatius Loyola didn’t like meetings."  Paul Nicholson SJ explains how Jesuits prepare for General Congregations.

Two hands one old one young reach out

Godtalk: Absence makes the heart grow fonder

BY PKnott

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 19:44

We experience many painful goodbyes in life. There are  times when someone we love has to go away,  or we have to go away. There are  times when someone has to move on and irrevocably change a relationship. This can be painful.. 

Praying with the pope in October

BY DStewart

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 16:01

It is October and the Holy Father invites us all to consider a fresh pair of intentions throughout the month. Like his predecessors did, Francis entrusts these intentions to the Apostleship of Prayer, his own worldwide prayer-network, for us to spread to the whole people of God.

From the Archives: The Life and Legacy of St Thomas More

BY MAllen

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 12:36

In light of the current exhibition at the St John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, the Jesuits in Britain Archives look at the items relating to Thomas More in their collections.

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