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Thinking Allowed: Christian engagement in public debates

BY CFerrauti

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 11:11

Preaching at Evensong at St. John’s College Cambridge, Sarah Teather, Director of JRS UK, spoke on the Christian values of offering hospitality to refugees and how giving hospitality is itself a gift.

Cap Blanc-Nez, the ‘Cote d’Opale’ west of Calais

Privileged presence - a blog from Calais

BY CBrolly

Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 07:19

Jesuit Scholastic Chris Brolly has spent six weeks in Calais working alongside migrants and refugees. He reflects on how entering deeply into another’s lived experience has energised his faith journey.

From the Archives: An English Literature student's experience

BY MAllen

Monday, October 22, 2018 - 15:20

In this week's 'From the Archives' blog, we continue our series of guest posts written by our wonderful work experience students from earlier in the summer. This post comes from Alex Blaney, who was with us for two weeks to gain experience of work in an archive.

Photo by Jon Tyson on Unsplash

Mission Service

BY PGallagher

Friday, October 19, 2018 - 19:08

The imitation of Christ is our mission.  To be like Jesus is the task he has given us in the world: the cup that I must drink, you shall drink.    This imitation is much more than copying or mimicry.  To be like the One who came to serve and to give hi

From the Archives: 170 years of St Beuno's

BY MAllen

Monday, October 8, 2018 - 15:43

This month marks the 170th anniversary of the opening of St Beuno’s, the Jesuit College-turned-Retreat centre in North Wales. Cataloguing Archivist, Alex van Goethem, takes a look at its history through the Archives.

I am loved and called by God

BY Anonymous

Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 13:37

Nick Hanrahan reflects on his vocational journey with JRS and his hopes for the synod on young people.

Praying with the pope in October

BY DStewart

Monday, October 1, 2018 - 08:23

This month Pope Francis has declared an additional, urgent intention. The Holy Father invites us to pray to help the Church in these times of crisis.

Black and white group photograph of lay men and women and clergy sat or standing around an Archbishop

From the Archives: CSG Summer School 1927

BY RSomerset

Monday, September 24, 2018 - 14:49

Archivist Rebecca reflects on the fact that an account of the Catholic Social Guild's 1927 Summer School in the Blandyke Papers makes a nice addition to the Plater College archive collection being catalogued.

Padre Pio used with permission

Padre Pio

BY PGallagher

Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 17:49

The 23rd of September is the Feast of Padre Pio, Saint Pio of Pietrelcina. He died fifty years ago on this day in 1968.  For fifty years before that, Padre Pio bore on his body, the stigmata. The stigmata are the marks of the sufferings of Christ.

Veronica wipes the face of Jesus

Take up thy cross

BY PGallagher

Friday, September 14, 2018 - 17:09

The Sixth Station of the Cross: Veronica wipes the face of Jesus.  Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on act of kindness.

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