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Giving my faith a workout in the footsteps of St IgnatiusThe Camino Ignaciano is a trail first trodden  by St Ignatius in 1522, wending through the hills of northern Spain between Loyola (near the Atlantic coast) and Manresa (on the Mediterranean side).  It normally takes four weeks.  Mount Street Jesuit Centre’s young adult ministry runs week-long  pilgrimages each June over four years so young working people can do it in short stages.Bokani Tshidzu joined the...
Sebastian on the Camino
Sebastian Cichocki is on the staff of the Mount Street Jesuit Community in central London. He recently undertook a five-week pilgrimage along the Camino de Santiago, or Way of St James. This 900 km pilgrim trail through northern Spain ends at Finisterre via the shrine of St James at the Cathedral in Santiago de Compostela.My Camino (from the Spanish for “path”) started on 21 May 2014.  I chose the most popular “French Way” which begins in Saint Jean Pied de Port in...
Bernard Vaughan was born in 1847 to a prominent recusant family in Herefordshire.  Five of his eight brothers were also ordained, including Herbert Vaughan, later Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster.  At Stonyhurst he developed a talent for acting, and became a Jesuit in 1866.  He spent 20 years at Holy Name Church in Manchester serving in a number of roles and significantly beautifying the church.  In 1895 he gained fame through delivering a series of popular but...
I was born on April 12 1936 in Harrow on the Hill, the second son - the first died when a baby. Both parents, Stanley lrving and Helen Josephine Meredith were good practising Catholics as is their daughter, Judith. I was baptised, confirmed and received my first Holy Communion in Saint George's R.C. church Sudbury. Apart from evacuation during the war my first school was non conformist, Byron Court School, and at the age of 11 I attended the Cardinal Vaughan School, Kensington. There I was...