Ignatian Insight

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

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.


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