Peter Gallagher SJ

Fluorescent cross in Liverpool
The truth I have now come to realise is that God does not have favourites.The life’s work of each of us is to prepare ourselves for eternal life with God.  We are to be happy forever in God’s company. The grace of God prepares us for that heavenly happiness in many different ways.  It helps that we are disciples of Christ.  We are helped also by the Sacraments, the Scripture and the teaching of the Church.  Another help is that we live in a community of those who believe. We...
10 years of Polish Jesuits in Stamford Hill
Stamford Hill in north London is a melting pot of different cultures and religions. Since 2007 the Jesuit parish of St Ignatius has hosted a large and vibrant Polish community.  Ten years ago Polish Jesuits joining the community to help meet their pastoral needs, last weekend saw a special celebration of the ten years of ministry.  On Saturday, there was a celebration of visual arts, folk and religious, followed by two concerts. The first of these was a "showcase of talent" with...
The Eye of Love book cover
A Symposium and Book LaunchA one-day symposium to celebrate the Jesuit educational ‘genius’ and intellectual tradition and the launch of Philosophy, Theology and the Jesuit Tradition: ‘The Eye of Love’ (Bloomsbury, 2017).Contributors to The Eye of Love - Micahel Kirwan SJ, Peter Gallagher SJ and Anna Abram -  will make presentations and lead discussion on key themes:• the ‘Jesuit way’: a strange, beautiful story• the Jesuits and the new dialogues between faith and reason• the Jesuits and...

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