Dominic Robinson SJ

Showing solidarity with refugees: Some of the JRS/Jesuit group
Volunteers and supporters of Jesuit Refugee Service UK - including a number of Jesuits - joined the protest in Whitehall on Monday evening on behalf of migrants and refugees. Tens of thousands took part in a show of solidarity following last week’s decision by President Donald Trump to bar refugees from entering the USA and to close the country’s borders to people from seven Muslim-majority nations.Jesuits from across London, including members of the Mount Street Community and the...
Sharing our spiritual journeys: Landings UK
Farm Street Jesuit Church in London has announced that it will host the Inaugural Landings Lecture, given by Fr Christopher Jamison OSB, in March. His lecture will ask how Catholic parishes can welcome those who feel spiritually wounded.Landings UK is for anyone who is thinking about returning to the Catholic Church.  A small group made up of a mixture of active and returning Catholics meets weekly for a few weeks for up to two hours to share their spiritual journeys and to discuss a theme...
Fr Benoit Geudas and members of the Emmanuel Community process into Farm Street Church with the relics
Farm Street Church was packed last night for a beautiful service to welcome the relics of St Claude La Colombière SJ and St Margaret Mary to London.The relics have been brought to London from France by the Emmanuel Community as a Sacred Heart of Mercy Mission to conclude the Jubilee Year of Mercy.  The reliquaries, carried by Fr Benôit Guédas, Frederic De Narp, and other members of the Emmanuel Community, were welcomed at the church door by parish priest Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ. ...
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ in northern Iraq
A group of walkers from Farm Street Church in London have begun a ten-day 'Ignatian Camino' to Montserrat, to raise funds for Aid to the Church in Need projects in northern Iraq, and the Jesuit Refugee Service UK. They will be following the route that St Ignatius walked hundreds of years ago, from the Shrine of St Peter Claver in Verdù, across Catalunya to the Abbey of Montserrat and Manresa. Among the walkers on the rout will be Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, the Superior of the Mount Street...
Fr Robinson (far right) with the Aid to the Church in Need delegation in northern Iraq. Credit: ACN
A visit by aid workers, Church representatives and politicians to camps for displaced families in Erbil, northern Iraq, has been described as both heartening and humbling. Organised by Catholic charity, Aid to the Church in Need, delegates included their National Ecclesiastical Assistant, Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, who is the Superior of the Mount Street Jesuit Community. He joined three Members of Parliament and others to see at first-hand how the Church is responding to the needs of families in...
A Syrian mother and child in Macedonia, Greece. Public Domain/flickr
The Superior of the Mount Street Jesuit Community is among the 200+ religious leaders who have written to the Prime Minister, urging her to relax the UK’s immigration rules so that refugees from Syria and other areas can be reunited with their families. Fr Dominic Robinson SJ joined the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, as well as Baroness Rabbi Julia Neuberger and Muslim Council of Britain secretary general Harun Rashid Khan and other representatives from the Buddhist,...
Pope Francis greets Patriarch Aphrem at the Vatican, June 2015: Eldhorajan92/Wikimedia Commons
A London Jesuit who will be walking the ‘Camino Ignaciano’ (or Ignatian Way) in Spain later this month with parishioners from Farm Street Church has echoed the warning by a senior Orthodox Church leader that Christianity is in danger of disappearing across entire countries in the Middle East. Fr Dominic Robinson SJ will be one of the group helping to raise funds for Aid to the Church in Need (ACN) projects in northern Iraq, and the Jesuit Refugee Service UK, as they undertake the...
The Jungle, Calais
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, Superior of the Mount Street Jesuit Community, joined a delegation of 22 people which included six rabbis, an Anglican bishop, three Baptist ministers and one chair of a mosque, to ‘The Jungle’, the temporary refugee city in Calais. Around 10,000 people currently live there including 700 children under the age of18. They have fled war and persecution in countries such as Syria, Iraq, Eritrea, Sudan, and Albania.The visit last Friday was organised by...
Reliquary of St Margaret Mary
Farm Street Church will welcome  the relics of St Claude La Colombiere SJ and St Margaret Mary to London with a solemn Mass to be celebrated by Bishop John Wilson at 6pm on Wednesday 9th November.  The visit, which runs from 9th-13th November, will include street processions and Masses at Our Lady of Victories Kensington, St Patricks Soho Square and Tyburn Convent.   Further details will be published in due course.St Claude, who died in 1682 aged 41, is considered a local...
Farm Street Camino
For the past few years, Farm Street Church parishioners have become pilgrims to raise money for worthy causes. Unlike most pilgrims of the ‘Camino’ who walk along the northern part of Spain aiming for Santiago, these spiritual walkers will walk the ‘Camino Ignaciano’ (the Ignatian Camino or Ignatian Way), following the route that St Ignatius himself walked hundreds of years ago, from the Shrine of St Peter Claver in Verdù across Catalunya to the Abbey of Montserrat and...

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