Spain

Fr Tiburcio Arnaiz Muñoz SJ. Photo Credit: Diócesis de Málaga
This coming 20th October, the Catholic Church will beatify "apostle of the city", Father Tiburcio Arnaiz Muñoz SJ in Málaga, Spain.In a letter to the Society of Jesus on the 11th October, Fr Arturo Sosa SJ lauded Fr Arnaiz as “a worthy proponent of popular missions and promotor of the participation of the laity in spreading the faith.” He also wrote that Fr Arnaiz is a person to be emulated:"In our own time, we can learn much from what Fr Arnaiz did in his day … In ways adapted to our...
Since January 2015, it is estimated that 2000 people have died by drowning in the Mediterranean Sea whilst trying to reach Europe.  Dozens more suffer major injuries in their attempts to cross the border between the Moroccan town of Nador and the Spanish enclave of Melilla.  Many of the victims include unaccompanied minors.  It was this desperate situation that led the European Jesuit Social delegates to choose Nador for their annual meeting.  In light of what they witnessed...
Join Fr Peter Randall SJ and Sr Anouska Robinson-Biggin fcJ as they walk the first part of The Ignatian Way from Loyola to Laguardia in northern Spain. Follow in the footsteps of Saint Ignatius of Loyola initially bound for the Holy Land but over time coming to realise that God had other plans. This is a walking pilgrimage, covering approximately 25km a day (some will be more, some will be less) in the mountains of northern Spain. Good physical fitness is essential as the walks may be long...
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...