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Pope Francis Meme

“This is my Child, the Beloved, my favour rests on you.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 17:50

Of all things that I ever do in my life, I believe that the most useful to humanity, is hearing confessions. The sacrament of reconciliation is the only one for which, even as a priest, you have to pass a special examination. It is called ‘ex auds’. 

Praying with the Pope in January

BY DStewart

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 11:12

At the beginning of a new calendar year, David Stewart SJ, Country Director of the Pope’s Global Network of Prayer (Apostleship of Prayer) reflects on Pope Francis’ prayer intentions for January 2016, and how these can help us draw closer to God 

Sun breaking through the clouds

Godtalk: Author of All things Good

BY PKnott

Monday, December 28, 2015 - 19:27

If you have problems with prayer, read on. The God we imagine and then try to meet in prayer is generally thought of as pretty lifeless, dull, flat, colourless, genderless, sexless and lacking in humour, creativity and understanding.

Painting of snow covered village

From the Archives: Christmas with Fr Leslie Walker SJ

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 15:16

Assistant Archivist, Mary Allen, reflects on bygone Christmases.

crib with crocodile

The crocodile at the crib

BY DPreston

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 10:35

In this year’s Christmas reflection Fr Provincial Dermot Preston SJ considers who should be welcome to approach the Christ Child.

Daniel Sturridge, Liverpool footballer prays on the pitch

Blessed is She

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, December 18, 2015 - 20:38

For the fourth weekend of Advent, Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on “Blessed is she who believed that the promise made her by the Lord would be fulfilled.”

Tender Mother by Robert Cheaib on Flickr

Godtalk: An Advent Meditation

BY PKnott

Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 18:52

Every season of the liturgy asks us to discover or refresh a disposition of heart and mind and action.  Advent asks of us an  openness, an attentiveness, to what God is doing in us and in our world. What will you discover in this weeks' Godtalk?

'The only world we have': Earth from space

COP21 – We have a deal!

BY AGuest

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 11:43

Sam Aidoo of Jesuit Missions assesses the outcome of the climate change conference in Paris.

Pope Francis hugs a young man during a visit to a rehab centre

Praying with the Pope in December

BY DStewart

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 18:12

David Stewart Sj provides much for us to reflect on this month as we enter into Prayer with the intentions of Pope Francis for December.

God has a bigger plan for me than I have for myself

Be happy, always happy in the Lord!

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 16:58

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on a chance encounter for Gaudete Sunday, the third sunday of Advent.

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