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Faith Matters: Vatican II and the Joy of the Gospel

13 Jan 2014

The Lent 2014 season of Faith Matters has been announced by the Mount Street Jesuit Centre and the Archdiocese of Westminster. Over four Thursday evenings in March and April, speakers will consider what the Church is for, 50 years after the Second Vatican Council and in the light of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Evangelii Gaudium (the Joy of the Gospel).

Heythrop Lent Lecture Series to focus on Eastern Catholic Tradition

10 Jan 2014

The Lent 2014 Lecture Series at the Centre for Eastern Christianity, Heythrop College, will focus on the Eastern Catholic Tradition Today, considering perspectives ranging from Albania to Antioch and Greece to Ukraine.

Our Jesuit astronomer and the influence of Teilhard de Chardin

09 Jan 2014

The French philosopher, palaeontologist and geologist, Fr Pierre Teilhard de Chardin SJ is the focus for the Society of Jesus this January, as he features in the commemorative calendar produced by the Jesuits in Britain. The calendar was this week launched in an online version, in several languages and with more detailed essays about each of the 12 featured Jesuits than could be offered in the printed version.

Jesuits prepare to hand Wimbledon parish over to archdiocese

08 Jan 2014

The formal handover of Sacred Heart parish in Wimbledon, south west London from the Society of Jesus to the Archdiocese of Southwark and the Induction of the new parish priest, Monsignor Nick Hudson, will take place at 7.30pm this Friday 10 January 2014. Archbishop Peter Smith and Fr Dermot Preston SJ, the Jesuit Provincial of the British Province, will concelebrate Mass along with the outgoing parish priest, Fr Keith McMillan SJ, and Mgr Hudson.

Asylum: informing Scottish opinion before the referendum

08 Jan 2014

The Lauriston Jesuit Centre in Edinburgh is planning a number of talks which will inform the discussions on the upcoming independence referendum in Scotland.

Bethlehem leader to address conflict resolution in Heythrop talk

07 Jan 2014

Dr Zoughbi Zoughbi, the Founder and Director of the Wi'am Palestinian Conflict Resolution Center in Bethlehem, will be speaking at Heythrop College, University of London, in Kensington tomorrow (Wednesday, 8 January).

Jesuits in Britain launch online resource for anniversary year

06 Jan 2014
As the Society of Jesus commemorates the 200th anniversary of its restoration by Pope Pius VII in 1814, the Jesuits in Britain have launched an online resource to accompany their 2014 calendar.

Heythrop College celebrates its first Dame

06 Jan 2014
An alumna of Heythrop College, University of London, became the college's first Dame in the Queen's New Year Honours. Rachel de Souza achieved a BA in Philosophy and Theology at Heythrop between 1986 and 1989, and was recognised in the New Year Honours for her services to education.

Hope and life among the refugee families of Syria

26 Dec 2013

Sarah Teather MP is Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees in Parliament and a former Children's Minister.  Here she recounts her recent visit to Jordan with the Je

The Incarnation in Ignatian Spirituality

23 Dec 2013

St Ignatius suggests that we ask God's grace to enable us to enter into the thoughts and desires of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit as they look down on the mess being made of our world


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