Ignatian Insight

A man on a mission, a companion of Jesus

BY DHoward

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 - 12:56

Homily of Fr Damian Howard SJ, given at Farm St Church on the Feast of St Ignatius 2019.

From the Archives: On the Feast of St Ignatius

BY MAllen

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 10:16

Every year, 31 July marks the feast day of St Ignatius of Loyola. As co-founder and first General of the Society, this is a particularly important feast day for Jesuits in Britain and throughout the world to celebrate. In this blog post, we look at some of the items that celebrate St Ignatius and the early years of the Society in the Jesuits in Britain Archives.

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All in your good time

BY PGallagher

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 16:16

Peter Gallagher SJ invites us to reflect on life’s tests. Prayer can be full of scrutiny and challenge, but God's mercy is our survival resource.

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Contemplation and hospitality

BY PGallagher

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 - 13:48

When we open the door to the other, we find fulfilment of our longing to know more of God. Peter Gallagher SJ helps us reflect on the different welcomes of Martha and Mary.

Black and white photograph of young boys with a few carrying banners showing religious images in two lines either side of 3 altar servers, two of whom are carrying candlesticks and the third a pole which may be the base of a cross

From the Archives: Caring for glass plate negatives

BY RSomerset

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 12:16

In this blog post Archivist Rebecca Somerset explains how and why the glass plate negative collection is being cared for.

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He makes good our losses

BY PGallagher

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 15:11

How can the Samaritan teach us about being true to our own nature? Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on charity, our potential, and the abounding grace of God.

St Aloysius tends the sick, Source unknown

Born for greater things

BY KJoseph

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 15:25

At the mass for the feast of St Aloysius Gonzaga SJ, Fr Kensy Joseph SJ explained to the students of St Aloysius College, Glasgow, how success in the eyes of God is not about awards, rather about the person we are called to be.

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The mark of discipleship

BY PGallagher

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 14:51

Solidarity, joy, love: there are different ways the marks of Jesus on our lives become visible. Peter Gallagher SJ invites us to reflect on the effect of the divine ink in our relationships.

From the Archives: The English Mission becomes a Vice-Province

BY MAllen

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 09:06

This year 6 July marks the 400th anniversary of the date that the English Mission became a Vice-Province of the Society of Jesus. In this article we look at the early history of the mission up to that point.

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