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Dividing the spoils

BY PGallagher

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 09:48

Jesus calls us to follow him. His call has all the authority of God. It is however an invitation to which we respond in complete freedom. Enlightened by the Holy Spirit, we followers of Christ find ourselves liberated from many burdens and difficulties.

From the Archives: Jesuits and Ice-skating

BY MAllen

Monday, January 20, 2020 - 10:15

The wintry months of December and January are synonymous with one sport in particular: ice-skating. Though our mild winters generally no longer allow us to enjoy gliding over frozen ponds, canals and lakes, our predecessors certainly could, and took full advantage.

The lamb of God

BY PGallagher

Thursday, January 16, 2020 - 14:27

Seeing Jesus coming towards him. John said, ‘Look there is the lamb of God who takes away the sin of the world’ [1].

Feast of the Baptism of Lord

BY AWentworth

Thursday, January 9, 2020 - 20:50

We are immersed in God. The Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit surround us.  The Holy Trinity made us, holds us in being and shares divine life with us. God is the frame for all that happens to us, everything we do.

From the Archives: Jesuit life during the Second World War

BY MAllen

Friday, January 3, 2020 - 09:40

2020 marks the 80th anniversary of the first full year of the Second World War. One event that took place early in this year was the start of rationing, on 8 January 1940.


BY PGallagher

Thursday, January 2, 2020 - 11:51

Go and find out all about the child. And when you have found him let me know so that I too may go and do him homage [1].

Praying with the Pope in January

BY DStewart

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 18:24


Feast of the Holy Family

BY PGallagher

Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 21:09

Let the message of Christ, in all its richness, find a home with you [1].  In Nazareth, with Mary and Joseph, Jesus Christ was at home.  The Lord’s message first expressed itself in the holy family.

God is with us

BY PGallagher

Thursday, December 19, 2019 - 08:30

When Joseph woke up he did what the angel of the Lord had told him to do [1].  Advent, until the very end, is a summons to wakefulness. The coming of the Lord demands our attention.

From the Archives: Festive favourites

BY MAllen

Monday, December 16, 2019 - 10:00

It is that joyful time of year once again, and here at the Jesuits in Britain Archives we are feeling particularly festive.


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