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From the Archives: the St Henry Morse portrait

BY JHellings

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 15:17

Read the story of how a portrait of a Jesuit martyr was restored.

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Godtalk: Spirituality

BY PKnott

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 15:47

We often talk about spirituality. How do you speak about something being spiritual?  The word is usually taken as something ethereal, out of this world:  in fact it has very earthly effects, it touches on everyday life.

A memorial for the Martyrs at Musami

Who were the Musami Martyrs?

BY Ruth

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 17:35

The Musami Martyrs - Extracted from Memoirs, TED ROGERS Jesuit, Social Pioneer and AIDS Activist in Zimbabwe, Cluster Publications, Dorpspruit, South Africa

Reconciliation from Flickr by Grant MacDonald

Godtalk: Mending Relationships

BY PKnott

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 19:03

If someone has done you an injury, what should you do? One of the worst things we can do is brood over our grievance. Peter Knott SJ reflects on mending broken relationships.

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Remembering the unborn

BY JHellings

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 14:27

As we prepare to celebrate the Feast of the Presentation, Farm Street Church invites those who have been touched by the loss of an unborn child to come together in prayer and to receive the grace, consolation and strength which comes through a Mass offered for this special intention.

Godtalk: Francis' middle way

BY PKnott

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 12:26

True and False Reform, looking at Pope Francis as a reformer through the lens of Yves Congar.

Black and white photograph of a Zepplin in front of a hanger with people milling about underneath

From the Archives: One Hundred Years Ago Today...

BY RSomerset

Monday, January 19, 2015 - 12:18

One hundred years ago today the first Zeppelin raid on Britain took place on the evening of 19th January 1915.

Lighting a candle in prayer for Migrants and Refugees

Praying for Migrants and Refugees

BY Ruth

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 16:35

Louise Zanré, Director of JRS UK, invites us to dedicate time this New Year to pray in solidarity with refugees who face the year ahead with uncertainty. This reflection first appeared in the Catholic Universe newspaper.

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Godtalk: Appreciating our differences

BY PKnott

Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 15:05

On Sunday we begin the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. In this week's Godtalk, Peter Knott SJ asks how our differences can actually help us focus on a more real unity. Real growth happens and real grace breaks in when we have to deal with what is different. Learn to understand, said John of the Cross, more by not understanding than by understanding. What’s dark, unfamiliar, frightening, and uninvited will stretch us in ways that the familiar and secure cannot.

Lakes in Croatia, credit Bruno Monginoux

Pope's ecology encyclical - what can we expect?

BY HLongbottom

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 15:18

The Word emanating from Vatican corridors is that we can expect to see the long awaited environment-themed encyclical at some point during 2015.


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