Stephen Noon SJ

Writing my profile for the Jesuit website is a bit like writing a Facebook post or a CV. There is a powerful temptation to just give the glossy and good bits, but that would only tell part of the story of why I am here.I first met the Jesuits back in the 1980s in Glasgow. However, despite their best efforts, I didn’t quite manage to develop the sort of mature relationship with God that was necessary to have a meaningful and living faith in my early adult life. I continued to view God with the...
Fr Arturo Sosa at breakfast with Rene De los Reyes, Richard Webster and other scholastics
Fr Arturo Sosa, Superior General of the Society of Jesus, has just returned from his first official visit in Canada, ahead of the erection of a single Canadian province this summer. The programme of the trip - which lasted twelve days - included attending the ordination of Jesuit priests and deacons in Toronto and Quebec City, as well as visits to Jesuit institutes and the Martyrs’ Shrine and Sainte-Marie among the Hurons.On the second day, the 19th of May, Fr Sosa spent some time at Regis...
Three Jesuit novices take their first vows in Birmingham
We congratulate the three Jesuit novices took their first vows at St Mary’s Church, Harborne, Birmingham on Saturday.  The novices have completed their two years in formation at the Novice House in Birmingham which looks after novices from the three Jesuit provinces of North West Europe - Britain, Ireland and Flanders-Netherlands.  Taking vows were two novices from Britain: Christopher Brolly and Stephen Noon, and Teodor Avram from Ireland.  Presiding at the mass was Fr...