diaconate

Diaconate ordination february 2018 at farm street church
Please pray for two Jesuit scholastics who were ordained to the diaconate on Saturday 10th February by Bishop John Sherrington at Farm Street Church.Anuranjan Ekka from the Darjeeling Province, currently living in the Loyola House community in Wimbledon, and George Stephen Thayriam from Madurai, a member of the Hurtado Jesuit community in Wapping, are both third year undergraduates studying for their Bachelor of Divinity at Heythrop College.Principal concelebrants were Fr Nick King SJ,...
The Immaculate Conception at Farm Street Church
Two Jesuit undergraduates at Heythrop, Anuranjan Ekka from the Darjeeling Province, currently living in the Loyola House community in Wimbledon, and George Stephen Thayriam from Madurai, a member of the Hurtado Jesuit community in Wapping, will be ordained to the diaconate on Saturday 10th February by Bishop John Sherrington.The ordination Mass will be held at 12.00 noon in the church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, and will be followed by a reception.All are welcome to attend.
Ordinands with Philip Harrison on the right
Please pray for Philip Harrison SJ who was ordained to the diaconate on Saturday 25th November by Bishop Juan Vicente Córdoba Villota SJ, in the Iglesia de San Ignacio, Bogota Columbia, along with five other Jesuit scholastics from Mexico, Columbia, Brazil and Argentina-Uraguay.In his homily, the Bishop reminded those being ordained that the deaconate, which means service, would continue for rest of their lives because a priest is called always to serve. He concluded his homily with...
Bishop Hudson with the ordinands at St Ignatius Church
There was a parish which invited a famous actor to come and recite some of their favourite writings.  The actor recited all different kinds of texts.  As the evening neared its end, he said he would recite just one more.  They asked him to recite Psalm twenty-three, “The Lord is my shepherd”.  “I will,” he said, “on one condition - that the lady over there recites it after me.”He recited it; and everyone applauded.  She recited it; and everyone cried.“What was the...
Ordinations 2016
The Jesuits in Britain invite you to join us in celebrating the Ordination to the diaconate of our Jesuit companionsAnthony Paul Appu, Nilan Fernando, Thomas Idergard, Swaninathan Krishnamurti, Roy Alex Kuzhimannil, Sandeep Lakra, Alphonse Lepcha and Mikael SchinkBy Right Reverend Nicholas Hudson Auxiliary Bishop of WestminsterConcelebrating deacons and priests please bring an alb and white stole andnotify Fr Nick King Form@gbsj.org
The Book of the Gospels is presented to the new deacons
This Saturday, six Jesuits will be ordained deacons at Sacred Heart Church in Wimbledon. The men have been studying in Britain and come from various Jesuit provinces in Asia and Europe. They are:Wouter Blesgraff from the Netherlands; Naveen Xavier Buchupalli from Andhra Province (south east India); Austrian Jesuit, Robert Deinhammer; Markus Dreher (Germany); Kundong Benedict Kim from Korea; and Anup Ranja Minj, a Jesuit from Nepal. The principal celebrant on Saturday will be Archbishop...
This Saturday, ten Jesuits will be ordained deacons in Southwark Cathedral. The men have been studying in Britain and come from three continents.  Eight of the men are being ordained for Indian provinces: Deepak George and Tomson Antony are from Kerala; Milton Costa, Francis Dores and Probash Pius Rozario (from Bangladesh) are being ordained for the Calcutta Province; Ravindra Darshima is a Jesuit of the Dumka-Raiganj Province; Richard Hiruthayaraj is from Madurai; and Leo Thomas is from...
Ten Jesuits from seven Jesuit provinces are due to be ordained deacons on Saturday at 2pm. Yesterday (1 February), they made their Profession of Faith at Campion Hall in Oxford, as part of three days of prayer and preparation for their ordinations (a Triduum), led by the Master of Campion Hall, Dr James Hanvey SJ.The Jesuits who are being ordained to the diaconate at the weekend have been studying in Britain and come from three continents.  Eight of the men are from India: Deepak...
Stephen Khokhar, a member of St Anselm's parish, Southall was ordained a permanent deacon by Cardinal Vincent Nichols on 19 July in Westminster Cathedral.Stephen was for many years the Southall representative on the Jesuit Parishes Forum. Apart from helping at St Anselm's he is also assistant chaplain at Heathrow Airport.In his homily, the Cardinal said to be a deacon “is to be called to a ministry in the name of the Church, a ministry of service and proclamation.” He also...
One of the first major ceremonies over which newly-created Cardinal Vincent Nichols will preside will be the ordination to the diaconate of nine Jesuits. The men come from four continents and eight different Jesuit provinces; they will be ordained deacons at Westminster Cathedral this Saturday. The Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, was made Cardinal by Pope Francis on Saturday (22 February). Exactly a week later in Westminster Cathedral, he will be ordaining as deacons two Jesuits...