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Autumn colours Paul Varnum via Unsplash

Praying with greater wonder

BY RStyles

Tuesday, October 24, 2017 - 16:52

At harvest season Fr Bob Styles SJ is reminded how God is present in the beauty of creation and our human responsibility towards it. 

Robert Emms as John Gerard SJ and Peter Mullan as Henry Garnet SJ, BBC iPlayer

The Gunpowder Plot - a Jesuit narrative

BY DPreston

Monday, October 23, 2017 - 12:29

Following the broadcast of hte BBC's series Gunpowder, Dermot Preston SJ reviews the role of the Jesuits in the Gunpowder Plot and the impact of the plot on Catholic life and worship in seventeenth century Britain.

Parliamentary interns - joy, peace and good food at St Beuno's

BY TByron

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 11:18

Isaac Withers, a faith and politics intern, describes his first experience of an Ignatian Retreat at Beuno's.

Pub wedding credit jmason.org

Invite everyone you can find to the wedding

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 12:00

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on a wedding during the Troubles in Northern Ireland and how it resonates with the parable of the wedding feast.

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. 


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