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MAGIS (from Latin, more)

Definition: “more”… not just adding more, but rather seeking to live with greater integrity and faith, to give oneself more deeply to the Greater Glory of God. The five pillars of MAGIS are: Community, Prayer, Experience, Reflection, and Service.

MAGIS @ Home (community houses for young Catholics in Brixton)

Are you looking to live your faith more fully with other young Catholics and build friendships? We have two houses in Brixton, in which you can apply to live. Seeking God’s presence in the busyness of London life and work, we invite you to reflect more deeply on your experience. This a twelve-month programme in which you commit to regular community events and days, which includes spiritual formation in the way of St Ignatius of Loyola. We accept applications from 22–35-year-olds. Email below to express interest.

MAGIS 2023 (the Jesuit event before World Youth Day)

MAGIS 2023 is a worldwide programme for young people between 18 and 30, scheduled for 22nd - 31st July next year and culminating in World Youth Day in Lisbon with Pope Francis. It invites you to celebrate your faith with a diverse group of young people from around the world and share your desire for a more just society. Email below to express interest.

Join us on retreat in Barmouth!

Sunday 14th - Thursday 18th August 2022

A silent retreat with individual spiritual direction and workshops, and plenty of time for socialising!

Book a place!

Weekly Mass and Social for Young Adults (18 - 35)

Every Sunday at 7pm

Join other young adults at the beautiful Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception in Farm Street, Mayfair. The Mass is also livestreamed on the Farm Street Church website. And join us afterwards for a drink! Email for info.

Praying the Rosary (Young Adults, 18 - 35)

Every Thursday at 9pm

ZOOM-in for the young adult Rosary group, weekly on Thursdays at 9pm. If coming for the first-time, please contact the Jesuit Young Adult Ministries team via the link.

The second Sunday walk (walk, pray, pub!)

Second Sunday of every month

Young people walking through London together, chatting, pausing for prayer, and going to the pub. Come along! Please note, this a Jesuit Young Adult Ministries event for 18 - 30 year olds.

Sunday 7pm, Farm Street Church

Every Sunday evening a Mass for young adults (18-35 yr olds) is celebrated at 7pm in Farm Jesuit Church in Central London, emphasising an aspect of Ignatian spirituality to deepen our experience of different parts of the Mass. It is followed by a social either in a local pub or the Parish Hall. (During the COVID lockdown the Mass was substituted by an online Liturgy of the word).

Our young adult Masses are usually celebrated by different Jesuit priests including the parish team of Farm Street Church.

Wednesday evenings, Farm Street Church

Based at Farm Street Church, a small group of young adults use the art and architecture of this famous Jesuit Church to help visitors appreciate the meaning of what they see. Our group is part of a larger international communion, based on prayer, community life, theological and art-historical formation, and gratuity. These weekly meetings take place on Wednesday evenings.

Thursday 9pm, online

Rosary Group for young adults online every Thursday 9pm.

Brixton, residential formation programme

A residential programme for young Catholics (22-35), to experience shared Christian life alongside their work or studies. We invite applications from people who would like to commit to this programme for one year, ordinarily, starting in September. This includes weekly community meetings, a monthly day of reflection with other young adults, three weekends in the year and a weeklong retreat or MAGIS event.

Clapham, informal gathering

An informal gathering of 18-35 yr olds on the first Saturday of each month in the Clapham Jesuit Community (or online), exploring the interaction of faith and engagement with the world, such as integral ecology and other aspects of Catholic Social Teaching (CST).

Finding God in your daily life

CLC is for those who want to understand more deeply how God is at work in their everyday lives. Groups meet fortnightly to pray and share, supporting one another through the ups and downs of ordinary life. In listening to one another members of the group grow to understand themselves, deepen their relationship with God and discover more clearly how each one of them is uniquely called to respond to God's love.

Ignatian individually guided retreats for young adults, both residential and online

Unplugged retreats

A low-cost weekend retreat in London for young adults offering a chance to unplug from the busyness of daily life, and from our devices, to create a space and a silence in which to hear God’s call more clearly. It is led and individually accompanied by a member of the Jesuit YAM team.

Plugged in online retreats

A week-long online retreat in daily life for young adults, requiring a commitment to 30 min daily personal prayer and a 30 min daily online meeting with a spiritual director, three optional online prayer workshops. Plugged In retreats are offered at different moments during the year.

Young adult retreats at St Beuno’s

Occasional weekend or longer residential retreats at St Beuno’s Jesuit Spirituality Centre in North Wales [link to page of their website] (bursaries available).

Navigating your life with God

A workshop on discernment from our Jesuit Young Adult Ministries team, over four weekends over half a year, with exercises and reflection to be completed during and between weekends.

MAGIS Europe International summer camps offer Ignatian opportunities to find God in all things through experience, reflection, community, service and prayer in partnership with European Jesuits.

Monthly meetings to discuss a book which is chosen to reflect an aspect of contemporary life.