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My way of Serving Jesus

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 12:49

The year I was ordained, they put me into a parish in North London. I was young, keen and enthusiastic, so they thought they had better put me somewhere safe, where I couldn’t do too much damage. 

Pope Francis kisses a baby on his way to his weekly audience in the Vatican.

Why family and marriage remain so central to the Catholic Church

BY JHanvey

Friday, November 6, 2015 - 12:07

Given the media attention around the Catholic Church’s latest synod on the family, with its rumours of schism, plots, and the self-outing of a gay Vatican priest with his partner, one might think that the whole event was scripted by Umberto Echo or Dan Brown. But its effects, which reinforce much of the Church’s teaching on the family, may prove long-lasting.

Hearts on Fire banner created by St Anselm's parishioners

Ignatian "mash-up": Southall parish mission

BY SBishop

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 16:05

Simon Bishop SJ and Sr Elaine Rawlins of the Mount Street Jesuit Centre report on an uplifting mission week at St Anselms' Jesuit parish in Southall.

Godtalk: Understanding the Eucharist

BY PKnott

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 13:30

How should we understand the Eucharist?

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Praying with the pope in November

BY DStewart

Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 16:24

We share the Holy Father’s concerns for the world and for the spread of the Gospel. Each month he entrusts his concerns to the Apostleship of Prayer, the Pope’s Global Prayer Network, and asks us to invite all people of good will to pray with and about these intentions.

Reviewing the Synod on the Family, October 2015

Synod on the Family: It's far from over

BY RPollitt

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 10:13

Russell Pollitt SJ considers discussions that took place at the Synod on the Family in October 2015 from an African perspective.

Love Thy Neighbour

Love Your Neighbour As Yourself

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 17:50

“You must love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your strength and with all your might... and you must love your neighbour as yourself.”


Godtalk: Answers to Prayer

BY PKnott

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 18:21

Peter Knott SJ discusses answers to prayer and the Lord's prayer in this weeks' Godtalk

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From the Archives: WWI Artefact

BY RSomerset

Monday, October 26, 2015 - 12:25

Intriguing First World War artefact found in the archives.

A wise old man's face with glasses

“Master, let me see again...”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 16:07

Paul reflects on a moment in time in South America that re-opened his eyes to God's world.


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