In October, the Archives team was joined for a week by Sophie, a recent graduate with an interest in a career in Archives. As well as the usual tasks of calendaring, indexing, and transcribing, Sophie was able to explore the Archives by helping to prepare and select pieces for our annual exhibition, which coincides with the national Explore Your Archives campaign. Read Sophie’s blog post to find out about her experience.
The design of the All Souls’ Chapel in the church of the Sacred Heart, Wimbledon is remarkable. Approaching it, perhaps the first thing to notice is the reredos. On this vividly carved altarpiece, the artist, Drysdale, was trying to show the diverse multitude of souls approaching Chri
Over the last four years, the Jesuits in Britain Archives have published several blog posts to commemorate events of the First World War, the centenary of which will be reaching its conclusion this November. In this blog post, the Archives look at sources from the days surrounding the armistice, and the years that followed.
Jesuit Scholastic Chris Brolly has spent six weeks in Calais working alongside migrants and refugees. He reflects on how entering deeply into another’s lived experience has energised his faith journey.
In this week's 'From the Archives' blog, we continue our series of guest posts written by our wonderful work experience students from earlier in the summer. This post comes from Alex Blaney, who was with us for two weeks to gain experience of work in an archive.
The imitation of Christ is our mission. To be like Jesus is the task he has given us in the world: the cup that I must drink, you shall drink. This imitation is much more than copying or mimicry. To be like the One who came to serve and to give hi
This month marks the 170th anniversary of the opening of St Beuno’s, the Jesuit College-turned-Retreat centre in North Wales. Cataloguing Archivist, Alex van Goethem, takes a look at its history through the Archives.