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Godtalk: Why bad things can happen to good people

BY PKnott

Wednesday, May 13, 2015 - 15:39

What does a true knowledge of God look like? Peter Knott SJ offers his thoughts.

Dancers at the 2015 migrants' mass at St George's Cathedral, Southwark

Migrants Mass 2015

BY Anonymous

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 13:25

Jo Siedlecka from Independent Catholic News shares her experience of this year's Migrants Mass at Southwark Cathedral.

Fr William Feran SJ, author of the original Chaplains' weekly

From the Archives: Transcribing The Chaplains’ Weekly

BY RSomerset

Monday, May 11, 2015 - 13:06

100 years ago the province began an internal newsletter for the British Jesuits serving as Chaplains in WWI. Archive volunteer, Sheila, outlines her current project of transcribing The Chaplains’ Weekly and shares her first impressions.

True Joy on a man's face photo from http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Richard_Joy_Thomas.jpg

Godtalk: Enjoyment without guilt

BY PKnott

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 12:04

Peter Knott SJ reflects on our ability to enjoy healthy pleasure and why we should not confuse Hamlet with Jesus.

Full moon at night

Godtalk: Necessity of Night

BY PKnott

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 14:46

Why would nature design things so that, as humans, just as we reach the pinnacle of our maturity and get more of a genuine grip on our lives, our bodies begin to fall apart?  Why do we suffer so many physical ailments as we age?

Black and white photograph of Fr Bernard Vaughan wearing a long coat and top hat

From the Archives: 'Flying Fr Vaughan'

BY RSomerset

Monday, April 27, 2015 - 17:37

100 years ago in April 1915, Fr Bernard Vaughan SJ spent several days with Lord Kitchener’s new army and ascended in a military biplane.


Godtalk: On being endlessly distracted

BY PKnott

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 09:31

To be a human being is to be endlessly distracted. We aren’t persons who live in habitual spiritual awareness who occasionally get distracted. We’re persons who live in habitual distraction who occasionally become spiritually aware.

Jesuit IHS monogram at Gesu Church in Rome

Towards the 2016 General Congregation

BY JHellings

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 08:17

As the Jesuits in Britain gather for their Province Congregation, Jack Mahoney SJ considers the role of the Jesuits' General Congregation in the recent history of the Church.

Earth Day 2015

Celebrating Earth Day the Catholic Way – Connect & Flourish

BY HLongbottom

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 12:35

Henry Longbottom SJ on how the Church is engaging with environmental issues.

Our Lady of the Way, Gesu, Rome

The feast of Mary, Mother of the Society of Jesus

BY JHellings

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 09:57

Today we celebrate the feast of Mary, Mother of the Society of Jesus. Fr Simon Bishop considers the significance of Our Lady for the founders of the Society of Jesus.


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