“I will give you shepherds,” we hear the Lord promise on the lips of the prophet Jeremiah. And today we see that promise marvellously fulfilled. As Kensy and Philip are ordained here in Stamford Hill, the ordination of six more priests draws to a close this afternoon a few miles from here in Westminster Cathedral. - Rt Rev Bishop Nicholas Hudson reflects for the ordination to the priesthood of two new Jesuit priests.
We are surprised by Jesus’ strong insistence to Jairus that he not tell anyone about his daughter’s recovery. The miracle is surely a persuasive sign of Jesus’ power and goodness. Shouldn’t everyone who hears of it have their faith strengthened?
After the killing of the Jesuits, the Pope was asked by Official Government sources to remove the Archbishop of San Salvador and many of the clergy, as his safety and that of priests involved in work in defence of the poor could not be guaranteed. His Holiness
From Spring 2005 Issue 60: A round up of the Jesuits’ international response to the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004 in the Indian Ocean, and a Christmas Day fire which destroyed an historic Jesuit church in Guyana.
Spring 1996 just before the end of apartheid: In Issue 33 Fr Tim Smith SJ, offers some thoughts on the Church in South Africa based on his going round Natal/Kwa Zulu doing voter Education before the recent elections.