• Adrian Porter SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1978. Adrian has been headmaster of St Aloysius College in Glasgow and Wimbledon College. He was a province consultor for 7 years and is the provincial’s delegate for primary and secondary education and is director of the Jesuit Institute

  • Joel Thompson SJ

    Joel Thompson SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 2011. Joel pronounced his first vows in September 2013 and has started studying for a BA in philosophy and theology at Heythrop College.
  • Tom McGuinness SJ

    Tom McGuinness SJ

    Tom became a Jesuit in 1965. Most of Tom’s Jesuit ministry has been involved with directing the Spiritual Exercises. From 2008-14 he was director of the Ignatian Spirituality Centre in Glasgow. As a singer and guitarist he has produced many CDs. He is currently on sabbatical.
  • Denis Blackledge SJ

    Denis Blackledge SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1961. Denis has previously been a superior and parish priest as well as a diocesan communications officer. At present he is parish priest at St Francis Xavier, Liverpool.

  • Frederick Copleston SJ

    Frederick Copleston SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1930. Principal of Heythrop College and acclaimed philosopher.
  • Edmund Arrowsmith SJ

    Edmund Arrowsmith SJ

    Born into a prominent recusant family in 1585, he became a Jesuit in 1624 and was martyred in 1628.

  • Charles Plater SJ

    Charles Plater SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1894. Plater was a pioneer in retreat giving for working people.
  • Christopher Pedley SJ

    Christopher Pedley SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1976. Chris worked at Heythrop College for 13 years, latterly as librarian. He is assistant superior of the Mount Street community and is a member of the Farm St parish team.
  • Anthony Nye SJ

    Anthony Nye SJ

    Tony has been superior of Mount Street and Wimbledon communities. He is a member of the Mount Street community, directs the Spiritual Exercises and is on the parish team.
  • Jim Crampsey SJ

    James Crampsey SJ

    Became a Jesuit in 1964. Jim has taught in Heythrop and was a superior before being appointed provincial in 1993. Following his provincialate he worked in Southall parish and at present he is superior and director of the Lauriston Jesuit Centre in Edinburgh.
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    Ralph Emerson SJ

    Ralph Emerson was born in 1553, entered the Society in Rome in 1580 and took his vows at Novellara in 1582. He became Edmund Campion’s assistant and one of the first Jesuit missionaries sent to England...
  • Ralph Ashley SJ

    Ralph Ashley SJ

    Prior to his execution, his last words were, “What a happy man am I to follow the steps of my Father unto death.” Ralph Ashley was beatified in 1929.

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