Brian McClorry SJ

Lancaster Royal Infirmary was where I emerged into the world, just before the outbreak of the Second World War – events for which I was not responsible. My father’s family were standard north west English Catholics; my Canadian mother managed Anglicanism, Christian Science and agnosticism before becoming a Catholic. Early years were spent all over England and Wales, before settling down in Hampshire on the banks of the Solent. The sea has always mattered. I went to school and sweated over an...
Raven by Iona Reid_Dalgliesh
A new booklet of poetry by Brian McClorry SJ is now available - Incarnations: Poetry for Advent and Christmas. "Most of these pieces, fifteen in all, were put together for my Christmas cards, although not all the poems written made it onto the cards, or indeed into the booklet", explains Brian, who is a team member at St Beuno's Jesuit Spirituality Centre. "Evidently ‘incarnation’ is a risky and uncertain business for all of us. The poems were written in a variety of places – Glasgow, Cape...