Pause for prayer
Billy joined the Jesuits in 1950. He is best known for his innovative dissemination of the spirituality of St Ignatius.
Fr Michael Flannery SJ died peacefully in the Corpus Christi Jesuit Community in Boscombe on 13th October 2018. Michael was 94 years old, and in his 78th year of Jesuit life. He had celebrated the Diamond Jubilee of his priestly ordination on St Ignatius Day.
Jorge Mario Bergoglio was born in Buenos Aires on 17 December 1936. He was the eldest of five children to Italian immigrants, Regina María Sívori and Mario José Bergoglio.