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Rest for a while

BY PGallagher

Sunday, July 22, 2018 - 18:19

Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on Jesus' invitation to us to rest a while.

From the Archives: 1966 World Football Cup

BY RSomerset

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 15:03

Even the most apathetic will be aware that the World Football Cup has recently been taking place. The 21st tournament, which has been held in Russia, had its final match on Sunday 15 July.

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BY PGallagher

Sunday, July 15, 2018 - 16:46

Peter Gallagher SJ invites us to reflect on God's call to us to live more simply.

From the Archives: On the Anniversary of Fr Robert Henry Joseph Steuart SJ

BY MAllen

Monday, July 2, 2018 - 10:27

This year, 9 July marks the 70th anniversary of the death of Fr Robert Henry Joseph Steuart SJ. In this blog post we look at his personal collectionin the Archives, in particular his diaries and reminiscences of life as a chaplain in the First World War.

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“‘Talitha, kum!’... ‘Little girl, I tell you to get up.’”

BY PO'Reilly

Sunday, July 1, 2018 - 07:56

 I hope this will not seem disrespectful, but do you ever wonder what it must have felt like to be Jesus?

- to have the power to heal people just by touching them...

Bishop Hudson and Kensy Joseph SJ during the ordination

Matthew 9:9 - Bishop Hudson's homily

BY Ruth

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 18:53

“I will give you shepherds,” we hear the Lord promise on the lips of the prophet Jeremiah. And today we see that promise marvellously fulfilled. As Kensy and Philip are ordained here in Stamford Hill, the ordination of six more priests draws to a close this afternoon a few miles from here in Westminster Cathedral. - Rt Rev Bishop Nicholas Hudson reflects for the ordination to the priesthood of two new Jesuit priests.

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Praying with the pope in July

BY DStewart

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 00:00

David Stewart SJ reflects on Pope Francis' intention for July 2018.

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Christ asks of us a certain silence

BY PGallagher

Friday, June 29, 2018 - 10:52

We are surprised by Jesus’ strong insistence to Jairus that he not tell anyone about his daughter’s recovery. The miracle is surely a persuasive sign of Jesus’ power and goodness. Shouldn’t everyone who hears of it have their faith strengthened?


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