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Godtalk: Sight and Insight

BY PKnott

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 09:56

Seeing implies more than having good eyesight. We may well be seeing physically, yet not seeing the meaning of it. Truly seeing implies more than having eyes that are simply open. Peter Knott SJ reflects in this weeks' Godtalk.

Walkers carry their cross

From the novitiate: A Holy Week Pilgrimage

BY Ruth

Friday, April 10, 2015 - 16:48

Novice Steve reflects on and recounts his experience of this years' student cross pilgrimage from Oxford to Walsingham.

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Thoughts on Easter Thursday

BY Ruth

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 16:19

Tony Nye SJ reflects on life so far as a Jesuit in the context of today's readings at a mass for this yeras' Jubilarians. What stands out in today’s gospel? It is the sequel to the Journey to Emmaus and confirms the reality of the Risen Lord. For me it is His final words in the passage: “You are witnesses to this”.

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Godtalk: Light and Shadows

BY PKnott

Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 12:32

This weeks' Godtalk presents us with the challenge to try to live more fully in the present moment and not let our heartaches about the past or our anxieties about tomorrow cheat us out of the riches of today.

 religious who work in Albania, forty of them holding pictures of the martyrs of the Communist period

The Unknown Martyrs of Albania

BY Ruth

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 19:13

Jim Crampsey SJ reflects on his recent journey to Albania, where he discovered the martyrs of the Communist period. What was different about this group of martyrs was that they came from the Orthodox Church and the Muslim faith as well as the Catholic Church.

A quote from Walter Ciszek SJ in his book He Leadeth Me

Walter Ciszek SJ and Holy Week

BY Ruth

Saturday, April 4, 2015 - 00:00

Alex reflects on Walter Ciszek's book He Leadeth Me in the light of Holy Week. We must be generous enough with our own selves, with everything we have, to empty ourselves and hand everything over to God...

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Godtalk: Easter Joy

BY PKnott

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 15:35

Peter Knott SJ reflects on what we celebrate at Easter, and what it means for our understanding of death and life.

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The King Come Into His Own

BY Ruth

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 16:34

In 1940, the renowned writer of detective fiction, Miss Dorothy L. Sayers, was approached by the BBC to produce a series of radio plays about the life of Jesus. Dermot Preston SJ reflects on this in the context of Easter.

Archbishop Fisichella

The New Evangelisation: A Challenge for the West

BY GClapson

Saturday, March 28, 2015 - 16:29

Simon Bishop reflects on the talk given at Heythrop College by Archbishop Rino Fisichella on the New Evangelisation.

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Godtalk: What can I know?

BY PKnott

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 20:25

Given the speed and change in our world today, the increasing specialization and fragmentation inside higher education, and the ever-increasing complexity of our lives, we may find ourselves wondering just how much we really know. What can we know amongst all the complexity and sophistication of our world?


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