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Godtalk: A word of encouragement

BY PKnott

Thursday, November 26, 2015 - 12:50

In this week’s Godtalk Peter Knott SJ explores the challenges of conquering sin and noticing goodness in ourselves and others.

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Stay awake, praying at all times

BY PO'Reilly

Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 13:11

“Stay awake, praying at all times for the strength to survive all that is going to happen, and to stand with confidence before the Son of Man.”  In the  Gospel for the first Sunday of Advent we are reminded of the need to pray at all times; to light in our hearts a fire that never goes out.

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From the Archives: ArchI’ve Explored: Open Day

BY RSomerset

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 12:39

Assistant Archivist, Mary Allen, gives a short report on the recent open day in the archives.

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Godtalk: In relationship with God

BY PKnott

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:55

In the week’s Godltak Peter Knott argues that Christians must avoid extremes of both self fulfillment and self-denial.

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The Son of Man did not come to be served, but to serve,

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 11:04

Paul O’Reilly is a Jesuit priest who is also a GP working with street homeless in Westminster.  For this weekend’s Feast of Christ the King he reflects on the humble service which living a Christ-like life entails. 

A new life of prayer

BY JHellings

Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 16:29

Stephen, one of our first year novices, reflects on his new prayer life after two months in the noviciate.

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From the Archives: ARCH'IVE LEARNT

BY RSomerset

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 14:15

Archives Assistant, Will, shares his experience of working in the archives.

The Hail Mary today

BY JMunitiz

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 17:17

The more we use a prayer formula, the less we attend to the words used: what counts is the thought or intention or just the feeling that happens to go with the formula.  Joseph Munitiz SJ considers the "Hail Mary" as an example. 

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Living in the Light

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 11:30

Fr Paul O'Reilly SJ is a GP, this week he reflects on our short time on Earth and how we might live in the light of God. 

A Unity Cross

Godtalk: Seeking Christian Unity

BY PKnott

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 - 17:21

All major religions believe that the first thing we need to affirm about God is that God is ineffable, beyond all human imagination and language. Everything we think and say about God reveals some truth, but, this side of eternity, never the complete truth. No dogma and no religion provides an adequate expression of God.

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