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The lamb of God

BY PGallagher

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 14:27

Seeing Jesus coming towards him. John said, ‘Look there is the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world’ [1].

Feast of the Baptism of Lord

BY AWentworth

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 20:50

We are immersed in God. The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit surround us.  The Holy Trinity made us, holds us in being and shares divine life with us. God is the frame for all that happens to us, everything we do.

From the Archives: Jesuit life during the Second World War

BY MAllen

Friday, January 3, 2020 - 09:40

2020 marks the 80th anniversary of the first full year of the Second World War. One event that took place early in this year was the start of rationing, on 8 January 1940.


BY PGallagher

Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 11:51

Go and find out all about the child. And when you have found him let me know so that I too may go and do him homage [1].

Praying with the Pope in January

BY DStewart

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 18:24


Feast of the Holy Family

BY PGallagher

Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 21:09

Let the message of Christ, in all its richness, find a home with you [1].  In Nazareth, with Mary and Joseph, Jesus Christ was at home.  The Lord’s message first expressed itself in the holy family.

God is with us

BY PGallagher

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 08:30

When Joseph woke up he did what the angel of the Lord had told him to do [1].  Advent, until the very end, is a summons to wakefulness. The coming of the Lord demands our attention.

From the Archives: Festive favourites

BY MAllen

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 10:00

It is that joyful time of year once again, and here at the Jesuits in Britain Archives we are feeling particularly festive.

Advent joy takes hold

BY PGallagher

Friday, December 13, 2019 - 08:36

John in his prison had heard what Christ was doing [1].  The advent of the Lord makes itself known in the deepest dungeon. That the saviour is so near delights all who have been hoping for him including those who are suffering.

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Celebrating the incarnation of God

BY PGallagher

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 09:45

Into the viper’s lair the young child puts his hand [1]. The prophet Isaiah pictures a friendly child, not appreciating the danger, rummaging in the nest of a deadly snake.


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