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Transfiguration: a reflection for the 2nd Sunday of Lent

BY TShufflebotham

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:47

Long ago in a school I came round a corner in time to hear the least impressive of the prefects (sixth formers) addressing a small boy who had evidently displeased him in some way. “I don't know who you think you are. I will tell you who you are. Just scum!

Only Jesus...

BY PGallagher

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:25

God did not spare his own Son but gave him up to benefit us all [1].  To save the world, the Father allows the Son to suffer and to die.

War and peace at the beginning of Lent

BY PGallagher

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 - 12:10

He was with the wild beasts. For forty days in the desert Jesus was in the company of the animals.

From the Archives: A Tale of Two Printers

BY MAllen

Monday, February 15, 2021 - 10:00

Lockdown and working from home has meant that I have not been able to continue with cataloguing the books in the Jesuit Antiquarian Book Collection.  However, I have been able to take a look in greater detail at some of the books already catalogued, especial

Are we tempted to push Christ to the edges of our life?

BY PGallagher

Thursday, February 11, 2021 - 14:37

The former leper rushed to inform all the world about Jesus and his astonishing powers. 

Looking for Christ

BY PGallagher

Thursday, February 4, 2021 - 22:00

Everybody is looking for you[1].   In our different ways, we are all seeking Christ.

Michael Barnes SJ

Reflections on faith and harmony (amid violence and pandemic)

BY AWentworth

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 12:41

Since 2010, the first week of February has been designated World Interfaith Harmony Week.

From the Archives: Letters and Notices

BY MAllen

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 09:47

In today’s ‘From the Archives’ blog post we revisit this post from January 2018 on the 155th anniversary of the Jesuit publication Letters and Notices.

Praying with the Pope in February 2021

BY DStewart

Monday, February 1, 2021 - 09:14


Have you come to destroy us?

BY PGallagher

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 23:05

What do you want with us Jesus of Nazareth?  Have you come to destroy us? [1]  The unclean spirit put these questions, but they might come from any of us.  Sometimes we wonder resentfully what Jesus wants with


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