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Stephen Power SJ with brothers at the opening mass of GC36

Discretion without seeking fame or fortune

BY SPower

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 11:52

Stephen Power SJ looks back on the part played by Jesuit Brothers at the 36th General Congregation 

From the Archives: Jesuit Missionaries' Dictionaries and Vocabularies

BY MAllen

Monday, April 10, 2017 - 10:56

Dr Samuel Johnson’s Dictionary was published on 15 April 1755. We take a look at some of the dictionaries and vocabularies constructed by Jesuit missionaries in Southern Africa and Guyana.

Schindler's Factory in Krakow Schindler's list installation from wikimedia commons

My God, my God...

BY PO'Reilly

Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 08:00

Only in wartime can such a man thrive.
Only in wartime can such a man be a hero.
Only in wartime can such a man be a beacon of goodness and hope.


A time of joyful hope and public witness

BY DRobinson

Friday, April 7, 2017 - 19:02

On Palm Sunday 2005, in one of his last public appearances, St John Paul II addressed his beloved young people gathered to celebrate International World Youth Day.  He invited them to respond to a very high calling, namely to joyfully embrace the cross.  “Dear young people”, he said, “I

Praying with the Pope in April

BY DStewart

Monday, April 3, 2017 - 18:30

That young people may respond generously to their vocations and seriously consider offering themselves
to God in the priesthood or consecrated life.

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In the breaking of the bread

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 20:21

“I am the resurrection and the life. If anyone believes in me, even though he dies he will live, and whoever lives and believes in me will never die. Do you believe this?” [John 11.25-26]


From the Archives: The Jesuits’ Church in London

BY MAllen

Monday, March 27, 2017 - 10:13

To tie in with the launch of Farm Street: The Story of the Jesuits' Church in London, the Jesuits in Britain Archives showcase some of their favourite items from the Farm Street Church Archives.

Mothers empowered - on a tea plantation in Darjeeling. Jesuit Missions

In solidarity with mothers around the world

BY GClapson

Saturday, March 25, 2017 - 00:00

A reflection for Mothering Sunday 2017: Betsy Snyder of Jesuit Missions reflects on motherhood as she has witnessed it around the world.

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Object of the week: The Praying Monks

BY JGraffius

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 16:21

This week these two wooden painted monks have returned from the City & Guilds of London Arts School where one has undergone conservation.

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Who is God?

BY RStyles

Wednesday, March 22, 2017 - 16:04

Bob Styles SJ reflects on how we can know God, for Laetare Sunday.


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