• Peter Griffiths SJ

    Peter Griffiths SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1960. Peter has been superior for Stamford Hill and Mount Street. For years he was parish priest in Glasgow and moved to Stonyhurst as parish priest at the beginning of 2014.

  • Doctrina Christam by Thomas Stephen SJ

    Thomas Stephens SJ

    Thomas Stephens was probably the first Englishman to set foot in India, having been missioned there in 1579 by Fr General Everard Mercurian.
  • Ian Tomlinson SJ

    Ian Tomlinson SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1959. Ian was Socius for 8 years before being appointed superior of Loyola Hall community. He directs the Spiritual Exercises. He is now part of the University of Manchester chaplaincy team.
  • John Ogilvie SJ (1579-1615)

    John Ogilvie SJ

    John Ogilvie was a Scottish martyr of the Reformation who became a Jesuit in 1599 and died in 1615. He was canonised in 1976.

  • Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ (1844-1889)

    Gerard Manley Hopkins SJ

    Gerard Manley Hopkins was a convert to the faith who took his first vows as a Jesuit in 1868. He wrote music and sketched, but is best remembered for his innovative poetry.
  • Michael Beattie SJ

    Michael Beattie SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1954. Michael has previously been a province consultor, superior and a parish priest.
  • Philip Harrison SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 2007. Phil is doing his regency - a period of pastoral work experience.

  • Henry Garnet SJ 1555-1606

    Henry Garnet SJ

    Superior of the English province from 1584 until his martyrdom in 1606. He was falsely condemned as a conspirator in the Gunpowder Plot.
  • Robert Southwell SJ 1561-1595

    Robert Southwell SJ

    One of the forty English martyr saints, Robert Southwell is widely known for his poetry.
  • John Gerard SJ 1565-1637

    John Gerard SJ

    Born 1565, John Gerard ministered in secret to Catholics in England from 1588 to 1605. He had to flee following the Gunpowder Plot.
  • Michael Bossy SJ, speaking at St Ignatius' College speech night as a governor of the school

    Michael Bossy SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1947. Michael has previously been Headmaster of Stonyhurst College and has been a superior in that community. He is currently on the parish staff at Stamford Hill and is a province consultor.

  • Matthew Power SJ

    Matthew Power SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1987. Matthew joined the Loyola Hall community to undertake the young adult apostolate and vocations promotion. He is now the superior of the Preston community and is vocations director. He directs the Spiritual Exercises.

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