Ignatian Insight

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There are many rooms in my father's house

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 16:32

Well, a long time ago, when I was young and foolish, I decided that I wanted to be a Jesuit. And so with a number of other similarly foolish young men, I went on a retreat for seven days to pray and reflect about whether or not the Lord was actually calling me to be a Jesuit. 

From the Archives: Stella Maris and the Second World War

BY MAllen

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 16:00

Stella Maris was a monthly magazine published from 1913 until 1969. During the Second World War the emphasis of the magazine change from being a magazine for the Catholic Home to a magazine for the Forces. Archives Assistant Lucy explores how the publication's artwork evolved with this change in focus.

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“I am the gate of the sheepfold.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 18:02

Paul O'Reilly SJ looks back on two great shepherds.

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Praying with the Pope in May

BY DStewart

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 16:43

David Stewart SJ refelcts on the Pope's intention for May

From the Archives: Beaumont College and the First World War

BY MAllen

Monday, April 24, 2017 - 09:31

Next month alumni of Beaumont College will travel to the battlefield of Verdun to commemorate the Beaumont Old Boys who fought and died in the First World War. The Jesuits in Britain Archives discover the tremendous services and sacrifices made by Old Beaumont boys.

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The simple audacity of faith : three reflections for Easter Friday

BY JHanvey

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 21:29

Homily preached by James Hanvey SJ at the close of the province meeting Easter Friday 2017.  Texts: Acts 4:1-12; Ps. 117(118); Jn.21:1-14

The incredulity of Thomas who places his finger in the wound

“Happy are those who have not seen and yet believe.”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 19:36

Paul O'Reilly SJ remembers an old Jesuit friend from his time in the noviciate, as he reminds him of this Sunday's readings.

Chris Krall SJ and a Womble

Running London for South Sudan

BY Ruth

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 18:05

This Sunday, 14 runners are taking on the challenge of the London Marathon for Jesuit Missions. The funds they raise will support young people struggling to survive in one of the most volatile regions in the world.


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The Resurrection of Christ

BY RStyles

Sunday, April 16, 2017 - 07:37

An Easter reflection from Fr Bob Styles on our understanding of the resurrection.

Schnorr von Carolsfeld Bibel in Bildern

Faith in Uncertainty

BY ACameron-Mowat

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 17:16

For most of us it is not easy to believe in the resurrection of Jesus: most of us are not in the premier league of beloved disciples: most of the time utter joy and bliss and absolute faith in the God who loves us eternally and unconditionally aren’t obvious to us.  As Christians we see acts


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