Spirituality

The April 2014 issue of The Way, the spirituality journal published by the Jesuits in Britain, has just come out. It is called Glimpses of Heaven and includes articles by Teresa White on Madeleine Delbrêl, Richard Boileau on falling in love with God., John Stroyan on Shakespeare, Bonnie Thurston on the poetry of Anne Sexton, Ruth Agnes Evans on the spiritual journey of St Francis, Nicholas King on translating the Bible, Liz Budd Ellmann on global spiritual direction, Thomas W. Jodziewicz on...
The Way is an international quarterly journal of contemporary Christian spirituality, published by the Jesuits in Britain.  Through writing informed by critical and creative scholarship, it aims to provide a forum in which thoughtful Christians, from different walks of life and different traditions, reflect on God’s continuing action in human experience.Among particular concerns of The Way are:the role of spirituality in the struggle for justicethe spiritual issues raised by intercultural...
Born in London in 1932, I am now exploring what it is like to be in one’s eighties. I am reasonably mobile, but aware of diminishing energy; still working in the parish (Farm St in London) where I was parish priest and still engaged in spiritual direction.I look back on how my Jesuit vocation developed. I felt called to the priesthood as an Anglican after a retreat at Canterbury in my Lower Sixth Year in a grammar school in Croydon. As a university student reading English at University...
The Hurtado Jesuit Centre in Wapping, in East London, was opened by Fr General Adolfo Nicolás in 2011. It provides a place of welcome in what was a largely run-down and derelict area of the capital until the 1980s, but which is now going through a phase of substantial redevelopment. The Hurtado Centre – named after St Alberto Hurtado SJ who worked among the poor of Chile – offers an environment where people from the neighbourhood can find spiritual companionship through conversation and...
I am the Assistant Editor of The Way: I manage the journal's office at Campion Hall in Oxford, as well as its website and online bookshop. I am a member of the Editorial Board and am involved in all stages of preparing articles and reviews for press. I also do the editorial work on our regular book publications. I started working for The Way part time when I was a student, then alongside work at the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography and the Oxford English Dictionary, going full time in...
This is a non-residential Ignatian spirituality centre in the heart of the city, which provides opportunities for people to reflect freely on how God is present in their lives and the world.  It aims to create space for authentic response to that presence, offering one-to-one spiritual accompaniment and a varied programme of courses, events and retreats grounded in the Ignatian spiritual tradition.Director: David Birchall SJ
From Our Roots to Our FrontiersThe Assembly is open to all CLC members and anyone interested in Ignatian Spirituality or CLC.CLC Website or email info@clcew.org.uk
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If someone hasn’t written yet on the subject  of email and spirituality, I am sure they will soon. Much is said about the social media of Facebook and twitter, while the old fashioned email hardly gets a mention. Yet for many people email can dominate, define and direct their day.  When I get up in the morning, do I switch on my computer immediately (assuming I have switched it off!), anxious to see if anyone has communicated with me while I have been asleep?  Depressed to find...

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