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Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future.

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 19:51

One of my patients has a favourite T-shirt which he often wears to consultations with me. In block red capitals (presumably he has concerns about my eyesight) it says, “Every saint has a past. Every sinner has a future.”

A man came, sent by God; his name was John

BY DRobinson

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 14:58

Homily preached by Fr Conor Harper SJ, Vice-Postulator for the Cause of John Sullivan SJ, last weekend at Farm Street Church to mark the anniversary of his death in 1933.

Philip Harrison SJ in training on Wimbledon Common

A long running story

BY PHarrison

Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - 12:14

Philip Harrison SJ has been gearing himself up to run a marathon since he joined the Jesuits ten years ago.

one beer later written on the cap of a bottle

“Repent, and believe the Good News.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 18:18

It is not very often that a persons life is changed in a single day, but this was the best £50 she ever spent!

From the Archives: A Hundred Meditations of the Love of God

BY MAllen

Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 10:14

St Robert Southwell SJ (1561-1595), whose feast day is celebrated 21 February, is one of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales canonised in 1970.

Sunset Credit Penny Hollick via Unsplash

Beware the afterglow - tools for discernment 2

BY TByron

Monday, February 5, 2018 - 12:03

Tim Byron SJ considers the dangers of an over-enthusiastic response.

Tower blocks credit Jakub Gorajek

Praying with the pope in February

BY DStewart

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 15:55

Fr David Stewart SJ reflects on the pope's prayer intention for February.

From the Archives: 155 years of Letters and Notices

BY MAllen

Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 15:55

One of the Jesuits in Britain Archives’ most frequently consulted sources is a publication called Letters and Notices. It is an internal publication, intended for members of the Society, and is currently produced twice a year. This year is the 155th anniversary of the publication of its first volume in 1863.

Rosary beads a traditional form of prayer

He taught them with authority

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 09:20

Monsieur Sam, our new French teacher, insisted on starting our French course by teaching us the Rosary in French....I have long since forgotten nearly all of the French that he taught me. But I have never forgotten his lesson on prayer. 

Photo: © Tonya Fitzpatrick, World Footprints. All Rights Reserved

Week of prayer for Christian unity

BY CPedley

Friday, January 19, 2018 - 18:41

This week (18-25 January) is the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity and it will be marked this Sunday by a pulpit swap in the heart of London.

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