The Tablet

Christmas meals were provided all through Christmas by central London Catholic Churches.Meals and homeless services have been “busier than ever” according to Fr Dominic Robinson, parish priest of Farm Street and chair of Westminster diocese Justice and Peace Commission.Farm Street and St Patrick’s in Soho provided food from their premises, alongside St James in Piccadilly. The Sant’ Egidio Community fed hundreds in Central London on Christmas Day and Boxing Day. “There seem to be more and more...
Fr Dominic interviewed by Newsnight during the first lockdown
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, the chair of the Justice and Peace Commission In Westminster Diocese, explained to The Tablet the important role played by faith groups in tackling homelessness this winter: “As the cold weather looms the needs are getting more serious, with increasing numbers on the poverty line.” He reported that Westminster City Council wants to work with faith groups, “and this is a time to work together”. Joint initiatives planned at his Farm Street parish include mental health...
Stand with StanFr Stan Swamy SJ, 83, a Jesuit priest and human rights activist, was arrested by India's National Investigation Agency for alleged links to an armed Maoist group. He is still in prison, in spite of his poor health and calls from around the world, including from Pope Francis, to free him. Fr Swamy has worked for five decades for the marginalised, downtrodden and other vulnerable communities, especially the indigenous people in Jharkhand, India. Ruth Gledhill from The Tablet...
Prof Peter Davidson
A Tablet event in conjunction with Stonyhurst College (part of the Stonyhurst 425 Lenten lectures series)Join us for an evening at the Lauriston Hall with Prof Peter Davidson as he talks about Southwell at Stonyhurst: the Literary Legacy of Recusant Martyr.Prof Peter Davidson is a Senior Research Fellow and Archivist at Campion Hall in Oxford and a published author.Stonyhurst is the UK’s leading co-educational Catholic boarding and day school for 3-18 year olds.TicketingTablet subscriber...
Jan Graffius
A Tablet event in conjunction with Stonyhurst College (part of the Stonyhurst 425 Lenten lectures series)Join us for an evening at Stonyhurst College with Jan Graffius as she explores Stonyhurst’s History through to the Modern Age – told through its collectionsFollowed by Q&As – Drinks and canapésStonyhurst is the UK’s leading co-educational Catholic boarding and day school for 3-18 year olds.Jan Graffius has been the Curator of Collections and Historic Libraries at Stonyhurst College...
Melanie McDonagh
A Tablet event in conjunction with Stonyhurst College (part of the Stonyhurst 425 Lenten lectures series)Join us at Farm Street, for an evening with Melanie McDonagh as she explores the role of Catholic education in the modern world.Followed by Q&As – Drinks and canapés - Book salesMelanie McDonagh is an Irish journalist based in London and a senior leader-writer for the London Evening Standard.Stonyhurst is the UK’s leading co-educational Catholic boarding and day school for 3-18 year olds...
Dr Michael D. Hurley
G. M. Hopkins, A. Conan Doyle, J.R.R. Tolkien.A Tablet event in conjunction with Stonyhurst College (part of the Stonyhurst 425 Lenten lectures series)Join us at Farm Street for an evening with Dr Michael D. Hurley as he explores the subject of Weird Science and the Search for God.Followed by Q&As – Drinks and canapés – Book sales and signingsDr Michael D. Hurley teaches English Literature at the University of Cambridge, he has been a Visiting Scholar in the English Department at Harvard,...