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Athlete gets a false start on the running track

“Get Behind me Satan”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 16:29

Our God is not a God of fairy tales. Reality is hard and sometimes seems unfair. Sometimes even the most deserving of efforts goes un-rewarded. That is tough, but that is life. A reflection on this Sunday's readings.

Praying with the pope in September: Opportunities for the young

BY JHellings

Monday, September 7, 2015 - 13:34

Each month, Pope Francis entrusts two particular prayer intentions to the Apostleship of Prayer, the Pope’s Prayer Network and asks the AoP to spread these intentions to Christians everywhere. Successive Popes have given this mission to the AoP, which is looked after by the Jesuits, for many years. It is for this reason that the AoP is known as the Prayer Network of the Pope; the Holy Father Francis takes a keen personal interest in this ministry.

Welcoming those that come to the JRS Day Centre

I Want to Welcome the People Who Come

BY MSmith

Friday, September 4, 2015 - 18:10

Fr Michael Smith SJ reflects on his experience so far working as a volunteer at Jesuit Refugee Service UK's Thursday Day Centre.

An interfaith banner from the Nichols College Chaplaincy from Sean on Flickr

Godtalk: Interfaith Relationships

BY PKnott

Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 12:58

Peter Knott SJ asks in this weeks' Godtalk, what are the fundamental principles we should try to live out in our relationship with other faiths?

You are here: a pilgrim walk around the city

BY AGuest

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 16:16

Staff member Kate reflects on a special journey she dedicated to the refugees she has met through her work at JRS.

The Pyrotechnica Loyolana pamphlet title page

From the archives: Great Fire of London 1666 and Jesuits

BY RSomerset

Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 12:49

On the 349th anniversary of the Great Fire of London read about how the Jesuits became suspects.

Harvest corn

“To whom shall we go, you have the message of Eternal Life”.

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 00:00

In a relfection for the 21st Sunday in Ordinary time Paul O'Reilly SJ remembers the anxiety of harvest time in Donegal and the time his cousin Donal won the Lottery.

Image reads: the hero complex

Godtalk: The Hero Complex

BY PKnott

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 19:55

In Hollywood movies and popular literature, we are often shown a hero as someone who, by going it alone, saves the world. But is this really what a true hero is? Peter Knott reflects in this weeks' Godtalk.

Praying with the Pope in August

BY DStewart

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 14:35

Each month, Pope Francis entrusts two particular prayer intentions to the Apostleship of Prayer, the Pope’s Prayer Network and asks the AoP to spread these intentions to Christians everywhere. Successive Popes have given this mission to the AoP, which is looked after by the Jesuits, for many years. It is for this reason that the AoP is known as the Prayer Network of the Pope; the Holy Father Francis takes a keen personal interest in this ministry.

Spiritual pyrotechnics by the seaside beside the sea

BY GGallen

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 13:28

Gerard Gallen SJ and Mark McDevitt SJ reflect on their experience as members of the team supporting the Hearts on Fire parish mission in Boscombe at the end of July.

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