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Two groups of young men gathered in a huddle

“Today salvation has come to this house, for the Son of Man has come to seek out and save what was lost.”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, October 28, 2016 - 15:49

The first time I ever read this Gospel in Church, it was when I was working in the Caribbean. And it was to a youth Mass in a place called Albouystown - a very bad part of Georgetown in Guyana - a rough area, full of poverty, disease, violence and drugs.

Pope Francis addresses GC36

Fr Provincial's dilemma at GC36

BY DPreston

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 - 10:38

Fr Provincial's blog post: a dilemma as he approached the Q&A session with Pope Francis at GC36.

From the Archives: On the Feast of the Six Welsh Martyrs

BY MAllen

Monday, October 24, 2016 - 15:15

Part of the cataloguing process of the papers relating to the Cause of the Martyrs in the Jesuits in Britain Archives has meant finding out more about the lives of the individual martyrs and short summaries of these 6 martyrs is shared here.

A close up of a set of rosary beads

God, be merciful to me, a sinner

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 18:12

“God, be merciful to me, a sinner.”

British cinema poster for Moonraker, illustrated by Dan Gouzee © United Artists

Fr Provincial at GC36: Moonraker

BY DPreston

Thursday, October 20, 2016 - 10:32

Over the last year, I have been reading and enjoying the James Bond novels. It is good to get beyond the famous movie franchise and see Bond and the narratives as they were originally portrayed by the author, Ian Fleming.

Superior Generals Nicolas and Kolvenbach in 2008

To an Unknown Soldier

BY DPreston

Friday, October 14, 2016 - 09:47

As the Jesuit delegates at GC36 prepare for the first vote for the new General, Fr Provincial Dermot Preston SJ addresses this “unknown soldier”. 

Picture showing open log book entry with a small card menu inserted.

From the Archives: Minister’s log books

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 10:57

A short description of one useful resource held within the Jesuits in Britain Archives.

Old books

A God who makes all people welcome

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, October 6, 2016 - 16:49

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on this weekends Sunday gospel. “It seems that no one has come back to give praise to God, except this foreigner.”

Adolfo Nicholas SJ (right) with Pope Francis

The Election of the Jesuit General

BY MHolman

Monday, October 3, 2016 - 11:03

Michael Holman SJ looks ahead to the election of the new general at GC36 and remembers his own experience of electing Fr Nicholas in 2008.

GC36 logo

The Discernment Process in the Preparation for GC36

BY PNicholson

Sunday, October 2, 2016 - 21:17

"Saint Ignatius Loyola didn’t like meetings."  Paul Nicholson SJ explains how Jesuits prepare for General Congregations.

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