Tim Hetherington was an award-winning British photojournalist and filmmaker who was killed in Libya by Gaddafi forces while covering the civil war there. He co-directed a documentary with Sebastian Junger called Restrepo which was nominated for an Academy Award and won the Grand Jury Prize for best documentary at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival.
Tim was educated at Stonyhurst College, a Jesuit school in Lancashire, and we have started a film club in his honour at Farm Street Church in Mayfair, with his mother's blessing. The first film we are showing following the relaxing of Covid measures is called...
This is a Jesuit film which recounts the moving story of St Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. His conversion from vainglorious Basque nobleman to committed man of faith occurred after he was hit by a cannonball at the Battle of Pamplona in 1521.
This one-man production, starring a Jesuit in the role of St Ignatius, will take you on a spiritual journey and hopefully resonate with your own life experience.
The film has been produced to mark the 500th anniversary of St Ignatius' conversion. It was written by Dries van den Akker SJ and acted by John Bosco Noronha SJ. See details below for location and start time:
'Inigo - the Knight Who Fell to his Knees'
6.30pm for 7.00pm start, on Tuesday 21 September
Arrupe Hall at 114 Mount Street, Mayfair, W1K 3AH
Free of charge. Drinks and refreshments available. Donations welcome.
This year marks the 45th anniversary of the death of Father Leo O'Hea SJ (1881–1976).
This year we are celebrating the religious conversion of St Ignatius of Loyola. Come and join us!
"Let us pray for the Church, that it may receive from the Holy Spirit the grace and strength to..."
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