Dominic Robinson SJ

Sebastian (L), Fr Dominic and Harriet completed the 10k
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ and his colleague Sebastian Cichocki, were undeterred by London’s heatwave when they joined a team of runners supporting Catholic charity Aid to the Church in Need in the British 10K London run.  The team ran through central London to raise money to help people suffering persecution and acute poverty in Syria and Iraq.The five-strong group braved temperatures that were set to peak at nearly 30 degrees C as they set off through the streets of the UK capital on Sunday...
Credit Bernadette Kehoe
The Choir of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal and the Pontifical Musical Chorus of the Sistine Chapel (Coro della Capella Musicale Pontificia) sang together for the first time yesterday for choral Evensong at the Chapel Royal at St James’s Palace, and in an evening concert in the ballroom at Buckingham Palace in the presence of HRH The Duchess of Gloucester. Canon Paul Wright, Sub Dean of Her Majesty’s Chapels Royal, introduced this milestone ecumenical event with a quote from Psalm 133; “Behold...
Young man praying at Farm st church, london
This year’s Landings Lecture will be given by Dr Austen Ivereigh, papal biographer and Catholic Voices co-founder, on the subject: ‘Close and Concrete: Pope Francis on how to Evangelise in a World in Flux’.  This is a vital topic for us all in the Church as it invites us to consider how as individuals and as a faith community we reach out to others.  Landings aims to fill a gap in the Church by providing a compassionate, sensitive, honest space to accompany those who are considering...
Peter Lloyd and Conor Harper SJ
To mark the occasion of the anniversary of the death of Bl John Sullivan, Farm Street Church welcomed Fr Conor Harper SJ, Vice-Postulator for the Cause of John Sullivan SJ, and members of the Lloyd family, to preach and give a talk.Bl John Sullivan was beatified on 13th May last year at Gardiner St Church in Dublin.  The ceremony was remarkable because it was the first beatification ceremony ever to take place in Ireland, and because the solemn petition for beatification was presented by...
Lindisfarne Priory
Bookings are open for the 2018 Landings UK & Farm Street JesuitsSaints of Northern England Pilgrimagevisiting Lindisfarne, Hexham, Durham and York.  June 8th – 13th 2018.  Led by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ and Fr Thomas KaneEngland is a country with a strong Christian and Catholic heritage with many pilgrimage sites and a plethora of saints from the past inspiring our present and future.  Landings UK, the programme for returning Catholics based at Farm Street, and the Farm Street...
Young man praying at Farm st church, london
Landings, the programme for returning Catholics whose UK base is here at Farm Street, is starting a new year, and also a new chapter.  First of all, our team would like to thank the parishioners of Farm Street sincerely for the opportunity to speak about the Programme at Masses two Sundays ago.  And for the very generous funds raised, which have now reached £2,417-51.  Very many thanks for your generosity and interest in the programme. But Landings is not about programmes,...
Fr Robinson, Bishop Hudson, Fr Holman, Fr Tanner
Cardinal Vincent ordained seven men to the priesthood at Westminster Cathedral on the Nativity of St John the Baptist, 24th June 2017. Bishop Nicholas Hudson and over 100 priests concelebrated the Mass.  Among them were three Jesuits: Michael Holman SJ, Dominic Robinson SJ and Norman Tanner SJ, who had all been involved in the training of the seminarians.  Six of the ordinands had studied theology at Heythrop College, and one had studied at Beda College in Rome with Fr Tanner. ...
Emma Holland in the new studio
On the vigil of the Feast of Ss Peter and Paul, the Mount Street Jesuit Community last night celebrated an unusual ceremony: the blessing of a new recording studio for Pray as you go.Paul Nicholson SJ, concelebrating with Fr Superior Dominic Robinson SJ, commented “it required a bit of Jesuit improvisation as there isn’t anything appropriate in any standard book of blessings”.After ten years of recording in a “temporary” studio and two years of fundraising, the Pray as you go (PAYG) prayer...
Felicity Anne Croft, Fr Dominic and Br James at the shrine of John Sullivan SJ
Report by Dominic Robinson SJIt was a wonderful joy and privilege to be at St Francis Xavier, Gardiner St, the Jesuit  church in the centre of Dublin last Saturday to see Fr John Sullivan  SJ, who died in 1933, declared ‘blessed’ by Pope Francis.  I was there representing Farm Street along with Br James Hodkinson SJ of the Mount Street Jesuit Community and Miss Felicity Ann Croft from the Parish.  The term ‘blessed’ means that a man or woman is considered to be truly holy...
Lord Hattersley
Lord Hattersley was at Farm Street church hall on Wednesday evening to talk about his latest book The Catholics – The Church and its people in Britain and Ireland, from the Reformation to the present day.Although an atheist Lord Hattersley has had a long fascination with religion and has written books about both John Wesley and the Salvation Army.  He discovered at the age of 40 that his father had been a Catholic priest before his marriage, and realised that the “detached admiration” he...

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