Ignatian Insight

School of art on fire Credit Jeff J Mitchell

The dimensions of loss are real and many

BY DPreston

Monday, June 25, 2018 - 11:53

Dermot Preston SJ, parish priest of St Aloysius in Glasgow, held a night vigil on Friday to mark the destruction of the Glasgow School of Art.  These are his reflections.

The silence speaks still

BY PGallagher

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 15:20

This Sunday we celebrate the Nativity of Saint John the Baptist. Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on the value and communicative power of silence.

View of Guyana from a small plane

“Why are you so frightened? How is it that you have no faith?”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, June 22, 2018 - 00:00

About twenty years ago, I learned the meaning of the word ‘fear’. It was my first flight in a small plane in Guyana in South America.

Aloysius de Gonzaga as a boy

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BY CBrolly

Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 10:46

Christopher Brolly SJ reflects on the life of St Aloysius Gonzaga SJ for his feast in this his Jubilee year.

Portrait of Fr Stephen Perry SJ

From the Archives: British Jesuits and Astronomy

BY MAllen

Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 16:12

The Jesuits and wider Catholic Church have a long history with astronomy. In October 1582, Pope Gregory XIII introduced the new Gregorian calendar to replace the Julian system which, by that time, had drifted by ten days.

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