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Peter Hackett SJ
Fr Peter Hackett SJ celebrates 75 years in the Society of Jesus today. He entered the novitiate on 10th January 1942, at the age of 18, and spent most of his ministry in teaching.  He was ordained in 1957 and was head master of Wimbledon College in the mid 70s and 80s.Fr Peter now lives in the Corpus Christi retirement community in Boscombe Dorset.  He will be celebrating his 93rd birthday in October.  Fr Peter’s younger brother Paul is also a Jesuit, currently serving...
The Peace of ChristIn the Spiritual Exercises Ignatius invites the one contemplating the passion of Christ to see how the divine nature goes, as it were, into hiding; and then how in the Lord’s resurrection that divine power reveals itself so miraculously in its true and most holy effects.From the Corpus Christi Jesuit Community in Bournemouth, a community of sick or retired Jesuits, where many know at first hand the diminishing of bodily powers, Bill MacCurtain SJ reflects on weakness...
St Peter Claver & St Alphonsus Rodriguez
From the early years of the Society of Jesus, generous men have asked to live in community as fully-fledged Jesuit religious, without feeling called to the priesthood. These brothers, who are prepared to serve in the enterprises of the Society, often through manual work, form an integral and vital part of all the Society’s mission.They include the English brother Nicholas Owen who constructed priest holes during the Reformation and who was martyred in 1606. Other brothers have been active...