Ignatian Insight

An older man listening

Listen, anyone who has ears

BY PO'Reilly

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 00:18

An old friend of mine is a cardiologist - a specialist heart doctor. In fact, he is probably the most respected specialist heart doctor in his country. After a stellar academic career, he became at 43 the youngest professor of cardiology in his country’s history.

Philip Harrison SJ, far right

Studying theology at 8,675 feet

BY PHarrison

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 14:11

British Jesuit Philip Harrison SJ describes the graces he is receiving as he prepares for ordination in Bogotá, Colombia.

Bernard Hall SJ shares memories at Leo Arnold's funeral mass

Dust to Dust

BY DPreston

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 08:43

Fr Provincial Dermot Preston SJ has just returned from the funeral of Leo Arnold SJ.  In the last year Leo had been living in the Peter Canisius retirement community close to the Jesuit Curia, but for much of his apostolic life he had been based at the Biblicum in Rome. 

Lifted hands in praise

Lifting our burdens

BY PEdmonds

Friday, July 7, 2017 - 11:01

This Sunday's reflection taken from the Farm street parish newsletter, written by Peter Edmonds SJ.

Young girl with tear running down her face

A living encounter with God

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, July 6, 2017 - 10:06

Paul O'Reilly SJ recounts a story for the 14th Sunday of ordinary time, of when a scripture scholar realised he had missed the point.

Credit Josh Applegate via Unsplash

Praying with the pope in July

BY DStewart

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 13:06

David Stewart SJ reflects on the pope's prayer intention for July 2017 “that our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the merciful closeness of the Lord and the beauty of the Christian life”. 

Image of rare books in the Jesuits in Britain Archives

From the Archives: Work Experience in the Archives

BY MAllen

Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 09:39

This week's From the Archives blog has been written by a work experience student, Natasha Wilkinson. Natasha joined the Archives team for a week at the end of June and writes about what she did and what she learned.

A man holds a loaf of bread

“I am the living bread that has come down from heaven.”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, June 16, 2017 - 16:34

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on a poem by the Jesuit Bryan O'Reilly SJ written for the feast of Corpus Christi.

Credit jtdirl at Wikipedia

The Holy Spirit alive in our lives

BY RStyles

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 16:43

Fr Bob Styles SJ thinks about how we notice the Holy Spirit alive in our lives and how we can relate to the spirit in Jesus' ministry.

Humpty Dumpty and Alice John Tenniel via Wikimedia Commons

What's in a name? reflection on the feast of St Barnabas

BY JHellings

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 11:14

Opening reflection by Brian Purfield at the Jesuit Pastoral Conference 2017. Barnabas – Son of Encouragement

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