Peter O'Sullivan SJ

Founders day
On Friday 24th November, St John’s Beaumont School had a whole school Mass for its patron saint, St John Berchmans. St John’s Beaumont School was dedicated to St John Berchmans because John Berchmans was canonised in 1888, the same year that St John’s Beaumont School was opened.Fr Adrian Porter SJ presided over the Mass in the school’s sports hall. All the pupils and staff were there, as well as many parents. At the Mass, Fr Porter showed the boys a relic of St John Berchmans and three boys...
Wimbledon College. Photo credit: Peter O'Sullivan SJ
Last Friday, Wimbledon College held its Faith Day for the those in Rhetoric, the final year of Sixth Form.  Wimbledon College holds faith days for sixth formers every year. Those in the Poetry, the first year of Sixth Form, had a day more focused on spirituality. Speakers presented topics to do with knowing oneself, prayer, our relationship with God and respecting others. Students were able to reflect on their lives, scripture, the Catholic faith, and the world around them.In their...
Leaders of the future: our heads of schools outside Fronoleu Terrace
A group of sixth-formers descended on the Jesuit Villa House in Barmouth last week for a three day Jesuit Institute conference on leadership. From Wednesday 28 September to Friday 30 September, head boys and head girls came to Fronoleu Terrace to learn about leadership in the Jesuit tradition. The head boys and girls and some deputy head boys and girls came from the Jesuit secondary schools of Stonyhurst, Mount St Mary’s College, Wimbledon College, St Ignatius College and St...
Service at St Augustine's Church Copenhagen
On Monday 5th September, the administration of the Jesuit mission in Denmark was formally handed over from the German Province to the North Polish Province. A Mass was said in St Augustine’s Church next to the school, Neil Stensens Gymnasium, commemorating the handover. To show the dedication of those Jesuits who previously worked in Copenhagen, the gratitude of those there now and the commitment of the Jesuits now working in Copenhagen, most of the Jesuits who worked with the school were...
My name is Peter O’Sullivan, I’m from Farnham in Surrey and I am a Jesuit scholastic. I have just come back from Regis College in Toronto, Canada where I studied philosophy and I am now preparing for Regency, a type of work placement, in the UK.Simply, I became a Jesuit because I want to change the world. I wanted to become a priest at university when I decided that if I was going to change the world, then it could not be a 9 to 5 job, it had to take up all of my time. As a priest...