Ignatian Insight

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What can we say the kingdom of God is like?

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 14:33

‘What can we say the kingdom of God is like? What parable can we find for it? It is like a mustard seed which at the time of its sowing in the soil is the smallest of all the seeds on earth; yet once it is sown it grows into the biggest shrub of them all and puts out big branches so that the birds of the air can shelter in its shade.’

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The devil, the strong man.

BY PGallagher

Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 15:29

Jesus is not a thief but he comes like a thief in the night. This weekend Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on the battle in our selves between good and evil.

A call to transformation

BY DHoward

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 17:30

Homily by Fr Provincial Damian Howard at the Final Vows Mass of James Conway SJ, 8th June 2018.

Image of William Weston SJ

From the Archives: The Jesuits and Wisbech Castle

BY MAllen

Tuesday, June 5, 2018 - 12:52

This year, the 5th of June marks the 400th anniversary of the release of Fr Ralph Bickley and eleven other Jesuits from that prison. This blog post explores the intriguing events of the prison’s history, in particular the ‘Wisbech Stirs’.

Fist bumps over open lap tops

Praying with the pope in June

BY DStewart

Friday, June 1, 2018 - 09:24

The Pope's Universal Intention for June invites the  people of God to pray with him that “social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences”.  David Stewart SJ reflects

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Is there anyone or anything so wonderful as this God of ours?

BY PGallagher

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 15:30

This Sunday is the Feast of the Holy Trinity, Peter Gallager SJ calls us to 'Moses-like' gaze into the fire in which God is making Himself known.

The good shepherd icon

The boldness of God’s love

BY PHarrison

Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 14:19

Philip Harrison SJ and Kensy Joseph SJ have chosen the image of Christ as a Good Shepherd for the invitation cards for their ordination on 30th June.  They explain the significance of their choice.

St Aloysius' Church, Oxford

From the Archives: St Aloysius’, Oxford

BY MAllen

Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 16:02

145 years ago, on the 20th of May 1873, a large congregation formed as the foundation stone was laid for St Aloysius' Church in Oxford. The Jesuits in Britain Archives find out more about the history of the once-Jesuit church.

A single flame in the darkness

Woven red flames

BY PGallagher

Friday, May 18, 2018 - 18:14

Let the coming of the Holy Spirit cleanse our consciences. This weekend is the Feast of the Pentecost, Peter Gallagher SJ reflects.

Looking out of the window

What have we become?

BY PGallagher

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 11:05

Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on the Ascension.


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