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Jesuit Missions invites you to join us on Friday 13th September as we welcome the Commonwealth Secretary General Rt Hon. Patricia Scotland QC to Farm Street Parish in Mayfair.Baroness Scotland will speak about action taken by the Commonwealth in tackling climate change. The fifty-three member states of the Commonwealth include eighteen island states who are among those suffering the most from rising sea levels as a consequence of the changing climate. The Commonwealth states, whose waters...
Fr Xavier Jeyaraj SJ, President of the Jesuit Social Justice and Ecology Secretariat in Rome, has this week been speaking at Jesuit parishes and schools about lgnatian leadership. Fr Xavier’s visit also marks the 50th anniversary of the secretariat and comes just days after Fr Auturo Sosa SJ, Father-General of the Society of Jesus announced the new Universal Apostolic Preferences of the society for the next ten years.In speaking to young people at schools and to groups in parishes Fr Xavier...
John Battle, a former MP and a member of Leeds Citizens and the Chair of the Leeds Diocesan Justice and Peace Commission, is going to speak at the Xaverian Spirituality Centre in Preston on the theme “Love Needs to be Organised”. He will talk about the relationship between prayer and action and will draw analogies from the ruins of Kirkstall, a Cistercian Abbey near Leeds and Armley Remand Prison following Thomas Merton’s theme of the relationship between contemplation and action.The talk will...