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From the Archives: Jesuits and the lost art of letter writing

BY MAllen

Monday, October 9, 2017 - 10:19

The Jesuits in Britain Archives is full of letters – personal correspondence, circulars, letters to and from Fr Provincial and Fr General, annual letters in Latin, postcards and Christmas cards. There are letters from Guyana, South Africa, Jamaica, India, Maryland, Rome, from all parts of Britain and, it seems, from all corners of the world. Assistand Archivist, Sally Kent, delves into the Archives to find out more.

A hospital room

“I tell you that the Kingdom of God will be taken from you and given to the people who will produce its fruit.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 17:21

What have you done in Christ?
What are you doing in Christ?
And what shall you do in Christ?

Credit David Siglin via Unsplash

Praying with the pope in October

BY DStewart

Sunday, October 1, 2017 - 06:43

David Stewart SJ, national director of the Pope's Worldwide Prayer Network, reflects on the poe's prayer intention for October 2017.

God speaks to a tech billionaire.

What if God spoke to Jeff Bezos?

BY TByron

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 13:59

Tim Byron SJ was surprised to find out that a night in the theatre would explore contemporary mystical experiences.  'Against'  is an absorbing new play in London which asks the question - what if God spoke to a tech billionaire? 

From the Archives: making available the archives of the Jesuits in Britain

BY MAllen

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:55

This year, September 28 will mark the second year of UNESCO’s International Day for Universal Access to Information (or Access to Information Day). With this in mind, we take a moment to reflect on the work of the Jesuits in Britain Archives, and how we play a small part in Access to Information Day every day, by making our records available.

Young man praying at Farm st church, london

Returning to Church: Safe Landings

BY DRobinson

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 17:12

Landings, the programme for returning Catholics whose UK base is here at Farm Street, is starting a new year, and also a new chapter. 

From the Archives: A Look at the Records of Mount St Mary's College and Other Jesuit Schools

BY MAllen

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:17

For the 175th anniversary of Mount St Mary's College, Assistant Archivist Sally delves into the school archives and those of other Jesuit schools.

How many angels are there in Farm Street??

BY Ruth

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 11:58

Near the end of this month, Friday, 29th September, we celebrate the Feast of St. Michael, St. Gabriel and St. Raphael, and with them all the angels. That has prompted me to ask  :How many angels are there in Farm Street Church?

Christopher and his family on vow day

Vow day with Chris Brolly SJ

BY TByron

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:34

Three young men gave a powerful witness to their faith and desire to serve by taking simple perpetual vows as Jesuits at the weekend.

Stephen Noon SJ kneels as he professes his first vows

Vow day with Stephen Noon SJ

BY TByron

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:31

It was 'vow day' last Saturday,  after two years as novices, a time of testing to see if God has called them to join the Society of Jesus, three men were invited by their provincials to take simple and perpetual public vows.  One of them, Stephen Noon entered the novitiate from the cut

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