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Damian Howard SJ preaches at the first vows September 2017

Pathway to communion: Fr Provincial's vow day homily

BY DHoward

Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 06:43

This is a great day for the British and Irish Jesuits as we receive the vows of three young men who have decided that they are ready to commit themselves to sharing our life and our mission.

From the Archives: Evelyn Waugh in Guyana

BY MAllen

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:38

Of the Jesuit mission station of St Ignatius in the central Rupununi region of south-west Guyana Evelyn Waugh wrote, ‘It was as lonely an outpost of religion as you could find anywhere.’ Assistant Archivist, Sally Kent, discovers more about Waugh's travels to the region.

Jesuit parish of St Ignatius Stamford Hill

Praying with the pope in September

BY DStewart

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 06:43

Fr David Stewart SJ reflects on September's prayer intention from Pope Francis “that our parishes, animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen”.

Assumption of the Virgin Mary by Rubens Credit Wikimedia

Dogma - “an arrogant declaration of opinion”

BY RStyles

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 14:44

Fr Bob Styles discusses the role of traditional devotions and papal infallibility.

Total solar eclipse

Jesuits and eclipses

BY FMurphy

Monday, August 21, 2017 - 17:56

There is a long history of Jesuit interest in the movement of celestial bodies.

Oscar Romero street art

Remembering blessed Oscar Romero’s 100 years

BY JFilochowski

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 12:01

Julian Filochowski, Chair of The Romero Trust, reminds us why there will be so many celebrations this year to mark the centenary of the birth of a modern martyr on 15 August.

Titus Oates - An exact discovery

History of Jesuit fake news

BY TByron

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 16:04

An interesting article in The Independent on 7 August 2017 put ‘fake news’ into a deeper historical context.

From the Archives: 160 years of summer holidays

BY MAllen

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 15:09

It’s the middle of summer.  The Jesuits in Britain Archive holds material recording holidays taken by Jesuits over the last 160 years. 

Pope Francis blesses a man in St Peter's square

Jesus saw a great crowd; and he had compassion for them, and cured their sick.

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 20:14

I wonder if anyone here remembers Philip (“Doc”) Loretz. He was the first Jesuit doctor in the British Province. Up to the age of 55, he was a GP in the South of England – happily married with children and a successful practice. But, when he was 55, very suddenly and tragically, his wife died.

Michael Beattie SJ

Let us find God in all things

BY MBeattie

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 13:10

Homily given by Fr Michael Beattie SJ at Farm St Church on the feast of St Ignatius.

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