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From the Archives: Caring for glass plate negatives

BY RSomerset

Monday, July 15, 2019 - 12:16

In this blog post Archivist Rebecca Somerset explains how and why the glass plate negative collection is being cared for.

Photo by Jia Ye via Unsplash

He makes good our losses

BY PGallagher

Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 15:11

How can the Samaritan teach us about being true to our own nature? Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on charity, our potential, and the abounding grace of God.

St Aloysius tends the sick, Source unknown

Born for greater things

BY KJoseph

Monday, July 8, 2019 - 15:25

At the mass for the feast of St Aloysius Gonzaga SJ, Fr Kensy Joseph SJ explained to the students of St Aloysius College, Glasgow, how success in the eyes of God is not about awards, rather about the person we are called to be.

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The mark of discipleship

BY PGallagher

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 - 14:51

Solidarity, joy, love: there are different ways the marks of Jesus on our lives become visible. Peter Gallagher SJ invites us to reflect on the effect of the divine ink in our relationships.

From the Archives: The English Mission becomes a Vice-Province

BY MAllen

Monday, July 1, 2019 - 09:06

This year 6 July marks the 400th anniversary of the date that the English Mission became a Vice-Province of the Society of Jesus. In this article we look at the early history of the mission up to that point.

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Praying with the Pope in July

BY DStewart

Friday, June 28, 2019 - 17:19

The Pope's prayer intention this month is for the integrity of justice. David Stewart SJ reflects.

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Through the gate of heaven

BY PGallagher

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 13:31

Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on the powerful yet humble faith which we celebrate on the Feast of the Holy Apostles Peter and Paul.

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In communion with others and with Jesus

BY PGallagher

Friday, June 21, 2019 - 13:09

“Miraculously we play a part in the self-offering by the One who made us,” says Fr Peter Gallagher SJ. Read his reflection for the feast of Corpus Christi.

Bishop Hudson anoints the altar

"Truly beautified" - Bishop Hudson's homily for a new altar

BY Anonymous

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 13:03

The homily of Bishop Nicholas Hudson on the occasion of the dedication of the new altar at Farm St Church.

From the Archives: The Apostleship of Prayer and the Messenger of the Sacred Heart

BY MAllen

Monday, June 17, 2019 - 11:00

At the end of this month there will be four days of celebration in Rome for the 175th Anniversary of the foundation of the Apostleship of Prayer. Assistant Archivist Lucy revisits its history and the beginning of Messenger of the Sacred Heart.


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