Ignatian Insight

Altar of repose

Becoming the altar of repose

BY PGallagher

Tuesday, April 16, 2019 - 17:24

Homily from Peter Gallagher SJ for the Mass of the Lord’s Supper.

Heart stone

Stones cry out with joy

BY PGallagher

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 17:35

Peter Gallagher SJ looks at the tension between noise and silence, joy and grief as we approach the Passion.

R/50 contains 60 relics of saints of the early church, pieces from the cross, the table of the last supper, and the column of flagellation of Christ

From the Archives: Cataloguing the relic collection

BY MAllen

Monday, April 8, 2019 - 10:35

In this blog post Jonathan Roche, a PhD student who undertook work experience in the Jesuits in Britain Archives, gives an account of his work cataloguing the relics. 

Credit Simon Schmitt via Unsplash

The stones drop

BY PGallagher

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 13:56

Peter Gallagher SJ considers how Jesus's oblique speaking and silent writing in the sand effectively communicate with us.

Praying with the Pope in April

BY DStewart

Friday, March 29, 2019 - 13:13

The Pope's prayer intention this month is for doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones. David Stewart SJ reflects.

Pieta at Basilica Marseilles via Max Pixel

With you always

BY PGallagher

Thursday, March 28, 2019 - 17:19

Peter Gallagher SJ discusses gratitude and forgiveness as we reach Laetare Sunday in the middle of Lent, which this year falls on Mothering Sunday.

From the Archives: Fr Andrew White arrives in Maryland

BY MAllen

Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:26

This year, 25 March marks 385 years since Fr Andrew White and his companions landed on St Clement’s Island on the Potomac River, Maryland. This date marks the birth of the colony of the Province of Maryland and the anniversary is celebrated annually state-wide as Maryland Day.

Man in front of fire Credit Mohamed Nohassi

Blazing but not burnt

BY PGallagher

Friday, March 22, 2019 - 12:04

Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on how, in the burning bush, God reassures us that nothing good is lost forever.

Transfiguration of Jesus Credit Armando Alemdar Ara

Wonderful to be here

BY PGallagher

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 12:34

Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on how the glory of God can give energy to our Lenten journey.

Paolo Beltrame

Re-igniting intelligent faith

BY PBeltrame

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 16:15

Jesuit novice Paolo Beltrame gave up his career as an astrophysicist to join the Jesuits.  He tells his vocation story and reflects on faith and science.


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