Ignatian Insight

From the Archives: Cataloguing the Papers of the Cause of the Holy Martyrs

BY MAllen

Monday, March 14, 2016 - 09:02

The Jesuits in Britain Archives houses a substantial collection of records from the office of the Vice-Postulators, who worked on the beatification and canonisation of the English and Welsh martyrs. Assistant Archivist Mary Allen has been cataloguing the collection and writes about the process.

“Neither do I condemn you... go away and do not sin any more.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 21:13

Of all the things I ever do for people - either as a priest or a doctor, I am convinced that the most valuable is the time I spend hearing confessions.

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Praying with the Pope in March

BY DStewart

Friday, March 4, 2016 - 13:34

In March, we want to pray with Pope Francis for families – “that families in need may receive the necessary support and that children may grow up in healthy and peaceful environments".

Father teaches his young son to ride a bicycle

Hey Dad, look at me!

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 14:11

Tom says that in that instant, even as he ran to pick up his boy, he knew for the first time, exactly what his father had been talking about. Paul O'Reilly SJ recalls a story to help us reflect on parenthood this fourth sunday of Lent.

Small portrait images of John Stratton and Arthur Graham on a black and white image of an outdoor service during WWI

From the Archives: Two 1916 WWI Chaplains

BY RSomerset

Monday, February 29, 2016 - 10:56

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Verdun, learn about two Jesuit WWI chaplains serving in France in 1916.

On retreat at St Beuno's

Spiritually exercised - novices emerge from the long retreat

BY SNoon

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 15:40

It’s been just over a week since we got back from making the spiritual exercises during our long retreat and us first years are now away again doing our short experiments.

A man clutches his ice cream

“Unless you repent, you will all perish as they did.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 13:56

I have to admit that, even in advancing middle age, I still notice when I get less ice-cream than the person next to me. Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on 'offfering it up'.

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Angel Musketeers: gift to Campion Hall

BY JMahoney

Friday, February 19, 2016 - 17:02

An increasingly important idea in modern Christian communication is that of religious inculturation, the challenge of making biblical topics and themes meaningful and appealing within differing human cultures.

Pen and ink sketch of a pharaoh with caption Ramses as a boy

From the Archives: The Pharaohs of the Oppression and the Exodus

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 14:08

A fitting article in the Blandyke Papers, February 1900, for Lent.

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Godtalk: Astute Steward

BY PKnott

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 18:22

In speaking of the way we should think about security for the future, Jesus used a curious example - a man who cheated his employer. Luke 16.1-8   But it's the astuteness, not the dishonesty of the steward we are to imitate. Wise people look to the future.


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