Ted Rogers SJ

Ted Rogers SJ
Fr. Edward (“Ted”) Rogers died quite suddenly but peacefully on 30 December 2017 in the Jesuit community house at Corpus Christi Boscombe, at the age of ninety-three.Ted was born in Liverpool on 9 November 1924, the son of Edward and Ellen. He was baptised on 16 November 1924 at St Oswald’s and educated at St Edwards, Liverpool.During the Second World War as a merchant seaman he was torpedoed off the West African Coast. He and his shipmates set sail in two lifeboats and reached the port of...
A plaque at St Paul's Mission recalls the Musami Martyrs of 1977
Today, Jesuits worldwide - especially those in Britain and Ireland - are marking the 40th anniversary of the Musami Martyrs, a group of three Jesuits and four Dominican Sisters who were murdered at St Paul’s Mission in Zimbabwe (which was then Rhodesia).St Paul’s Mission Musami lies about 60 miles northeast of Harare (formerly Salisbury), having been founded in 1923. Over the next 40 years, it developed considerably, with schools, a hospital and sports’...
A memorial for the Martyrs at Musami
St Paul’s Mission Musami, about 60 miles northeast of Salisbury, Rhodesia  (now Harare in Zimbabwe) had been founded in 1923. It achieved its most impressive development  in the 1950s and 60s, thanks to the efforts of the superior, Fr Tony (Jeep) Davis, who had built schools, a hospital and sports’ facilities, including a large sports’ stadium and a swimming pool. It was the largest mission station in the Archdiocese of Salisbury, catering for over 2,000 students - mostly boarders....