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He had chosen his part; it was not to be taken from him.

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 18:53

“It is Mary who has chosen the better part; it is not to be taken from her.”

Polling Station by Elliott Stallion on unsplash.com

“Go and do the same yourself.”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 12:54

Paul O'Reilly SJ uses the story of the good samaritan to reflect on considering the difference between “somebody must do something” and “I must do something”.

Fr Denis Doyle, Army Chaplain. Killed in the War, Aug. 19, 1916.

From the Archives: WWI army chaplain's letters

BY RSomerset

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 10:00

Archives Assistant Will shares some extracts of letters by WWI army chaplain Fr Denis Doyle SJ, who served and died in the battlefields of the Somme.

Photo by João Silas on unsplash

“Ask the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to his harvest.”

BY PO'Reilly

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 18:32

Reflecting on being a Christian in today's world. Are you ready to be sent out to the harvest?

Quechua Woman, Peru

Praying with the pope in July

BY DStewart

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:42

David Stewart SJ, Director of the Pope’s global prayer network in Britain, reflects on the pope’s prayer intentions for July.

Statue by Kathe Kollwitz: parents in mourning

Ministers of reconciliation

BY DPreston

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 08:12

The Provincial of the Jesuits in Britain, Dermot Preston SJ, shares his thoughts on reconciliation on the  centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme.

Homeless men asleep on church benches

Foxes have holes

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, June 24, 2016 - 18:30

“Foxes have holes and the birds of the air have nests, but the Son of Man has nowhere to lay his head.” When medicine and priesthood collide.

From the Archives: The Jesuits who Shaped the Province Archives

BY MAllen

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 15:05

In this blog post we reflect on some key figures that helped shape the Province Archives over the course of the 20th century.

Image by Noah Grezlak on unsplash.com

"And you, who do you say that I am?"

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 10:45

Even lions can get used to a little unconditional love. Paul O'Reilly SJ explores Jesus' question "And you, who do you say that I am?"

Sepia photograph showing Father William sitting outdoors

From the Archives: new material for William Amherst SJ

BY RSomerset

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 15:19

The Archives have received some new material for William Amherst SJ and a description of this as well as a little background on Fr Amherst are given.


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