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JRS launch campaign for EU elections

11 Apr 2019

The Jesuit Refugee Service has launched the campaign #ThePowerofVote to remind voters of the power they have in the upcoming European Parliamentary elections to ensure protection for the rights of asylum seekers and refugees.

A faith that engages with care for the earth

10 Apr 2019

A group of young adults came together to engage with themes in the Pope's letter calling on all of humanity to 'Care for our Common Home'. The retreat was facilitated by the Laudato Si Community.

Stephanie Beech and Jules Greenwood

Stonyhurst sprinters in training

09 Apr 2019

Stephanie Beech, Jesuit Missions Communications Officer, visited Stonyhurst College to give a parish appeal and joined the Stonyhurst Sprinters for a long run as part of the marathon team training.

Action for the Thirsty Lands

08 Apr 2019

Nepal Jesuit Social Institute took a quick step when notified about the worsening situation of the dwindling water resources in the region. They have now built 15 taps and an 18000 liter capacity tank for villagers.

Running to welcome more

05 Apr 2019

A team of runners will take up the challenge of the London Marathon for Jesuit Refugee Service UK on 28th April, this year for the first time.

Michael Barnes SJ receives the Hubert Walter Award

04 Apr 2019

Congratulations to Professor Michael Barnes SJ, who has been presented with the Hubert Walter Award for Reconciliation and Interfaith Cooperation by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Credit: Studio Vandaar

Frans van der Lugt SJ: a message of hope

04 Apr 2019

7th April marks the fifth year since the Dutch Jesuit Frans van der Lugt was murdered in Homs, Syria. The Jesuits from the Netherlands and Flanders made an animated film about him. 

Towards a discerning Church

04 Apr 2019

About sixty people gathered at St Beuno’s Jesuit Spirituality Centre in North Wales this March to discuss what the discerning Church might look like in the twenty-first century. 

 Dries van den Akker SJ, Colette Scully and Martina Maher

Nourishing Body and Soul: a Jesuit Cookbook

03 Apr 2019

A new cookbook with a difference, Saintly Feasts: Food for Saints and Scholars, by Martina Maher and Colette Scully with Fr Dries van Den Akker SJ, links every recipe with a saint.

Mark Pearce & Nathan Lee on the roof of the Holy Name Church

Holy Name Church unroofed

02 Apr 2019

The Holy Name Church in Manchester is going through a long overdue restoration, funded by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, with completion scheduled for June.

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