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Paolo Beltrame

Novitiate gifts

BY Anonymous

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:45

Paolo Beltrame, second-year novice of the British Province, will be taking his First Vows on the 7th September, together with Matthew Tumulty, of the Irish Province. He reflects on his life and novitiate experience.

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Simplify and focus

BY PGallagher

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 16:10

Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on the gift of our frenzied mind and how we can approach God through simplification and refocusing.

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Praying with the Pope in September

BY DStewart

Friday, August 30, 2019 - 16:32

For the month of September, we are invited to ponder and pray for the protection of the seas and oceans. David Stewart SJ invites us to reflect on our use of the earth’s resources.

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Higher and higher

BY PGallagher

Thursday, August 29, 2019 - 12:09

“We are invited to go deeper into the mystery, to try to understand more and to get closer to God,” says Peter Gallagher SJ. Read his reflection on the upwards journey of faith.

Art class in the College ground gardens [early 20th century]

From the Archives: Celebrating 425 years of Stonyhurst College

BY MAllen

Tuesday, August 27, 2019 - 12:35

The closing of the 2018/9 academic year marks the end of the 425th Anniversary Year of Stonyhurst College and its predecessors, and the beginning of its 225th year located in England, both are occasions which the Jesuits in Britain Archives wishes to celebrate.

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Through the narrow door

BY PGallagher

Thursday, August 22, 2019 - 12:36

Peter Gallagher SJ helps us to focus not just on the dark entrance, but also on the light and wide space we will be able to enjoy once gone through the narrow door of Jesus’s way of life.

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Fire to earth

BY PGallagher

Thursday, August 15, 2019 - 12:37

The fire that Jesus brings can, if we let it, forge unity and new beginnings in the wake of division, writes Peter Gallagher SJ.

From the Archives: Cataloguing 'The Month'

BY MAllen

Monday, August 12, 2019 - 15:42

The cataloguing of ‘The Month’ – a monthly publication owned and operated by the British Province of the Society of Jesus from summer 1865 until its closure in 2001 - has recently been completed, offering an opportunity to look more closely at ‘The Month’, its story and history.

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Faith in the unknown

BY PGallagher

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 11:38

The unknown elements of our pilgrimage are as important as the known ones, writes Peter Gallagher SJ. He helps us reflect on the equal parts played by faith and uncertainty in our journey towards the city of God.

Pedro Arrupe SJ: Rooted in Christ

BY DBlackledge

Monday, August 5, 2019 - 13:34

Pedro Arrupe SJ was working on the outskirts of Hiroshima when the bomb went off, on 6th August 1945. On the anniversary of this tragic event, Fr Denis Blackledge SJ reflects on the man whose future was determined by what happened on that date and whose cause for beatification was opened earlier this year.


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