Jesuits & Friends issue 110, Winter 2021

November 26, 2021

In this issue of Jesuits and Friends…

04 Fr General Arturo Sosa SJ invites us to see all things anew in Christ in this Ignatian Year.

06 Stan Swamy SJ’s commitment to walking with the vulnerable is celebrated by Xavier Jeyaraj SJ.

08 Megan Knowles is surprised by the popularity of tinned sardines!

10 supporting communities and caring for our common home go hand-in-hand, writes Zoe Carruthers.

12 Edward and John Paul de Quay describe ongoing nationwide responses to Laudato si’.

14 Ignatius of Loyola encountered plenty of setbacks in his life. John Paul de Quay shows us a few.

16 Bill Blackledge thought he would work for the Jesuits for three months, not over three decades!

17 The vocation of a Jesuit brother is rooted in service, as Rene de los Reyes SJ describes.

18 Nicholas Austin SJ invites you into Campion Hall’s 125-year story.

19 Julia Corcoran found a home away from Magis@Home at St Beuno’s.

20 Be BOLD! Join Zoe Carruthers in calling for climate action.

21 The road to Glasgow has been a long one for Melanie Nazareth.

22 Xavier de Benaze SJ’s vocation story has had a strong ecological theme.

23 Obituaries.

26 Praying with the pope. Eddy Bermingham SJ.

27 Meet Jesuit Missions and JRS UK’s Marathon runners.

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