Michael Barnes; Thomas Stephens; Sacred Heart Wimbledon; India

Michael Barnes SJ
After a brief sabbatical break in India in August Michael Barnes will be giving a lecture in the Parish Hall in Wimbledon on Wednesday October 23rd at 7.30pm. Michael spent some time in Goa, looking at the sites associated with the early missions of the Society and researching the life and writing of Thomas Stephens SJ - the first English Jesuit in India (1549-1619). Stephens, a native of Bushton in Wiltshire, died just 400 years ago. He lived and worked as a missionary in the villages south of...