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Incense burner in stained glass at St Ignatius Church Chestnut Hill Massachusetts

Francis eau de cologne and the odour of sanctity

BY JHellings

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10:21

Hedwig Lewis SJ of the Gujarat province considers what Pope Francis would make of the Excelsis Fine Fragrances Company’s latest creation, ‘Francis Eau de Cologne’. 

Kogai children in Columbia

Praying with the pope: poor of Latin America

BY DStewart

Friday, July 24, 2015 - 08:57

David Stewart SJ, National Director of the Apostleship of Prayer, reflects on the second of the pope's prayer intentions for July: the poor of Latin America

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Godtalk: God of our desires

BY PKnott

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 10:45

What lies deepest inside authentic faith is the truth that God is the object of all human desire. Peter Knott SJ challenges us this week, in what are our true desires rooted?

The Sanctuary of San Miguel de Aralar

From Manresa to Loyola: a pilgrim novice

BY RWebster

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 15:16

Novice Richard Webster relates his pilgrim journey, which varied between joy and frustration, rejection and welcome - and often filled with surprises.

JRS: A safe and shared space to be together

BY Ruth

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 14:18

Mary, Bernadette and Brigitte share their perspectives on coming together as women at JRS UK for their regular prayer and peer support sessions.

Godtalk: What do we really want?

BY PKnott

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 16:37

When was the last time you asked yourself "What do I really want in my life?"  Peter Knott Sj considers what desires drive our quests for perfect happiness.

Homily at Fr 'Joe' Laishley's funeral

BY MBarnes

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 09:56

The homily given by Fr Michael Barnes SJ at the funeral of Fr 'Joe' Laishley SJ on 14 July 2015.

Godtalk: Going to Heaven

BY PKnott

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 10:11

Peter Knott reflects on the power of love, forgiveness and making it to Heaven.

From the Archives: 155 year of the Sacred Heart Church, Edinburgh

BY RSomerset

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 12:10

2015 marks the 155th anniversary of the opening of the Jesuit-run Church of the Sacred Heart at Lauriston Street, Edinburgh.

A care-full and loving Church

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, July 3, 2015 - 17:52

As a doctor, I have always loved the last line of this reading. It seems like - for St Mark - just healing a few sick people doesn't really count as a miracle! He takes it for granted that healing is a natural part of God becoming really present in a human life.

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