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John Ogilvie: Burns and Howson paintings

Contrasting images of the Scottish martyr

BY GClapson

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 16:36

Contrasting the paintings of St John Ogilvie SJ by Peter Howson and Gerard M Burns.

Paul O'Reilly in Guyana

The power to heal

BY GClapson

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 10:24

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on his ministry as a Jesuit doctor and the power of touch to heal a person. First published in issue 90 of 'Jesuits & Friends'.

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

Godtalk: Obedience to God's will

BY PKnott

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 14:43

God's will is not some abstract idea to be figured out or puzzled over. The simple truth is that God’s will is what God actually wills to send us each day, in the way of circumstances, places, people and problems God sets before us at that time. We have to learn to recognise his will in the reality of the situation.

From the Archives: A Reminiscence of Barmouth

BY RSomerset

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 09:21

A poem about a holiday at Barmouth in 1914 is shared.

Mass at the Sacred Heart church in Edinburgh

Godtalk: Church going today

BY PKnott

Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 14:52

Is there an exodus going on from our churches? Peter Knott SJ reflects on why this could be.

From the Archives: Cary-Elwes' photograph collection

BY RSomerset

Wednesday, February 18, 2015 - 10:28

Some photographs of South America from Cary-Elwes' collection are shared.

St Claude de la Colombiere SJ 1641-1682

St Claude de la Colombiere SJ - local and universal

BY JHellings

Friday, February 13, 2015 - 10:56

David Stewart SJ considers the life and legacy of St Claude de la Colombiere SJ whose feast day it is on Sunday 15th February.

Let Go and Let God

Godtalk: Author of All Good

BY PKnott

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 19:10

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.

From the Archives: the St Henry Morse portrait

BY JHellings

Friday, February 6, 2015 - 15:17

Read the story of how a portrait of a Jesuit martyr was restored.

Spirituality word cloud

Godtalk: Spirituality

BY PKnott

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 15:47

We often talk about spirituality. How do you speak about something being spiritual?  The word is usually taken as something ethereal, out of this world:  in fact it has very earthly effects, it touches on everyday life.

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