Messenger Publications

Fr Paul O’Reilly SJ
Fr Paul O’Reilly SJ has recently published a book titled ‘Hope in all things’ with Messenger Publications. The text encourages the reader to find meaning in every moment of our lives, even those that seem desperate at first sight, and to live in an environment of gratitude for everything that fills our existence and of those around us.The reflections contained in the volume are a selection of Fr Paul’s homilies as previously published on Jesuits in Britain’s blog. They are all based on the...
 Dries van den Akker SJ, Colette Scully and Martina Maher
They say if you can’t stand the heat, get out of the kitchen  - well they didn’t consider saints! A new cookbook with a difference, Saintly Feasts: Food for Saints and Scholars links every recipe with a saint, from St Wilgefortis ‘St Cucumber’ to St John, who was plunged into a pot of boiling oil but emerged unscathed.The authors, Martina Maher and Colette Scully are two Irish ladies living in Birmingham who have been cooking Sunday lunch for the Jesuits for 22 years. One among them, Fr...
Pedro Arrupe SJ
This man may be declared a saint - the cause for the beatification of Pedro Arrupe SJ was launched in Rome on 5th February 2019. Yet few people outside religious life are aware of this extraordinary individual, who was a prisoner of Imperial Japan, a first responder when the atom bomb fell on Hiroshima, a pioneer of Catholic social justice and founder of the Jesuit Refugee Service.Best-selling author and Irish Jesuit Brian Grogan SJ has written Pedro Arrupe SJ: Mystic With Open Eyes. With a...