Fr Gerard Mitchell SJ

The safety and security of places of worship is a concern at this time, in the wake of recent attacks on churches, mosques and synagogues in New Zealand, Sri Lanka and the USA as well as earlier attacks, such as on a gurdwara in the USA and of hate crime in the UK.On Wednesday 8th May, City Hall in collaboration with Faiths Forum for London and Faith Associates brought together faith and community groups to deliver advice on practical steps that can be taken to improve safety and mitigate...
George Stephen Thayriam SJ, who completed his theological studies at Heythrop at the end of the summer term, was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday 25th August in his home Province of Madurai.Most. Rev. Nazarene Susai, Bishop of Kottar, presided at the ceremony, which took place at St Joseph College, Trichy, which also saw the ordination of nine deacons of Jesuit Madurai province and three more from the Jesuit Andhra provincel.  Rev. Fr. Vernon D'Cunha, the general assistant, was also...
Bishop Lynch and Fr Gerard Mitchell SJ at the 2014 conference
Fr Gerard Mitchell SJ, parish priest of St Anselm’s Southall, is organising a conference next month on Christian responsibility to Dalits and caste discrimination.  It will be held at Amigo Hall, St George’s Cathedral Southwark, on Tuesday 9th and Wednesday 10th May 2017.  The Christian Network Against Caste Discrimination (CNACD), evolved from the parish’s 2013 celebration with ‘Southall Churches Together’ for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU) which had Dalits and...