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Close and Concrete: Pope Francis on how to evangelize a world in flux

BY DRobinson

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:43

Dr Austen Ivereigh gave the annual Landings UK lecture at Farm St last week.  Landings is the organization which welcomes returning Catholics.

Sunlight breaks through trees. Photo by Kristine Weilert on unsplash

A place to go and a person to trust

BY PO'Reilly

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 19:18

People who are not Christians often find this difficult to understand. They ask, “Why can’t I just confess my sins to God? Why do I have to bother with a priest?” Paul O'Reilly SJ explores the significance of confession.

From the Archives: Fr James Etheridge Arrives in Guyana

BY MAllen

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 15:49

In March 1857, Fathers James Etheridge, Aloysius Emiliani and Clement Negri arrived in Georgetown in what was then British Guiana to establish a Jesuit mission there. Assistant Archivist Sally Kent finds out more about the early history of the Guyana Region and James Etheridge.

Two sheep in mountains Credit Jack Cairney

Praying with the pope in March

BY DStewart

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 - 12:39

Pope Francis intention for March “that the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels”

Fr Damian Howard SJ

A sign of self-giving

BY DHoward

Tuesday, February 27, 2018 - 11:13

Homily given by Fr Damian Howard SJ on the occasion of the First Vows of Jacques St Laurent SJ.

God made me and God doesn't make junk - Anonymous

Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future.

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 19:51

One of my patients has a favourite T-shirt which he often wears to consultations with me. In block red capitals (presumably he has concerns about my eyesight) it says, “Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future.”

A man came, sent by God; his name was John

BY DRobinson

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 14:58

Homily preached by Fr Conor Harper SJ, Vice-Postulator for the Cause of John Sullivan SJ, last weekend at Farm Street Church to mark the anniversary of his death in 1933.

Philip Harrison SJ in training on Wimbledon Common

A long running story

BY PHarrison

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:14

Philip Harrison SJ has been gearing himself up to run a marathon since he joined the Jesuits ten years ago.

one beer later written on the cap of a bottle

“Repent, and believe the Good News.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 18:18

It is not very often that a persons life is changed in a single day, but this was the best £50 she ever spent!

From the Archives: A Hundred Meditations of the Love of God

BY MAllen

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:14

St Robert Southwell SJ (1561-1595), whose feast day is celebrated 21 February, is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales canonised in 1970.


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