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Godtalk: Searching for Reality

BY PKnott

Thursday, January 8, 2015 - 18:08

Peter Knott SJ reflects on Searching for Reality beginning with Isaiah.

Black ink sketch of a chapel with palm tree

From the Archives: The 1872 Jamaica diary of Fr James Splaine SJ

BY RSomerset

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 10:57

On 2 November 1869, Fr James Splaine SJ (1834-1901) travelled out as a Jesuit missionary to Jamaica, and remained there three years, until he left for the United States and then Canada.

The three kings

Epiphany and the gifts of Christmas

BY Ruth

Monday, January 5, 2015 - 18:49

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on Epiphany and the gifts of Christmas in this post for Ignatian Insight.

Balance by incisler

Godtalk: Spiritual maintenance

BY PKnott

Friday, January 2, 2015 - 13:26

At different times in our lives we need different spiritualities. Sometimes a spirituality of maintenance or even of descent is more necessary than a spirituality of ascent to higher things.

Dominus ac Redemptor, the Bull of Restoration

Through disappointment to great solace

BY JHellings

Friday, January 2, 2015 - 12:09

As we look back on the 200th anniversary year, Jonathan Wright puts the Restoration of the Society of Jesus in context.

Interior of Notre Dame

Godtalk: Christmas is for Life

BY PKnott

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 15:32

If we are really to follow the message of the Incarnation, that Christ came that we might have life, and have it to the full (John, 10:10), then we much learn to live together with our brothers and sisters who make up the body of Christ on earth.

Christmas Day in beautiful red calligraphy with a little gold star

From the Archives: Christmas Verses and Sketches from 1914

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 13:29

Assistant Archivist, Mihaela, shares some Christmas verses and sketches from the 1914 Blandyke Papers.

Georges de la Tour 1644

And wrapped him in swaddling clothes

BY JHellings

Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:40

Into this world of cruelty, suffering and evil is born a much predicted child. Paul O'Reilly SJ finds God's grace in the struggle of the helpless against power and poverty.

A helping hand at during the London Marathon

The Gift of the Spirit and the Marathon run out of Love

BY Ruth

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 20:23

“The Holy Spirit will come upon You and the power of the most high will cover you with its shadow.”

Is Illridewithyou the most important hashtag of 2014?

Social Justice via Social Media...?

BY Ruth

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 15:08

Is #Illridewithyou the most important hashtag of 2014? A look back at 2014 as the year of #Hashtags for Social Justice.


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