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Parishioners from Preston and Liverpool, as well as a group from Stonyhurst, will be travelling to Manchester to celebrate the Feast of St Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. The Mass will be celebrated at the Church of the Holy Name by Fr Ian Tomlinson SJ, the Superior of the Jesuit Community at the Universities of Manchester Catholic Chaplaincy.  The St James Consort conducted by Chris Martin will be singing most parts of a Haydn Mass for St Ignatius day. Alumni of...
Two prominent Britons who were educated by the Jesuits have died recently: the actor who provided the voice of Captain Scarlet and the architect responsible for preserving the historic Victorian roof of St Pancras Station in London.Bernard Kaukas, who died on 2 May 2014, was a pupil at St Ignatius College in Stamford Hill between 1932 and 1938, where he excelled in maths and other academic subjects. When he left school, he became an architectural apprentice and after a distinguished career in...
Old Ignatian Kelvin Okafor’s debut solo exhibition is being staged at the prestigious Albemarle Gallery in London until the end of this month. Twenty-eight pencil portraits by the award-winning North London artist will be on show; and Kelvin will be unveiling his latest portrait – of the Duchess of Cambridge – during his three weeks in Mayfair (http://kelvinokaforart.blogspot.co.uk/2014/03/catherine-duchess-of-cambr...).After being educated by the Jesuits at St Ignatius...
I am an Old Mountaineer (class of 1962).  Apart from a few years, when I was serving overseas in the RAF, I served as a council member of the Mount Association from the late 1960s.  In 1989, as President of the Mount Association, I was one of the co-founders along with Alan McKell, Jimmy Kelly and Michael Gorman of the British Jesuit Alumni/ae which became a Charitable Trust (BJACT) in 1994 with a working title of Eagle Aid.  In 2011 I took over from Michael as director.The...
The Annual General Meeting of the Old Xaverians’ Association (former pupils of St Francis Xavier's College in Liverpool) will take place at the College at 7.30 pm on Friday 4 April 2014. For more information about the Association, see its latest newsletter.  OXnewsletter_April _2014.pdf
Barbra Kolasinski, an artistic OA who is completing a Master’s degree in Fashion Design and Technology has been selected to present a fashion collection at Graduate Fashion Week in London and has highlighted the role St Aloysius' College played in finding her true calling.Barbra graduated from St Aloysius’ College in 2007 and went on to pursue her passion for creative design by applying to study Fashion at the Edinburgh College of Art and then Fashion Design and Technology at...
I was born in London in 1954, and educated at Bishop Challoner School in Beckenham and by the Jesuits at St John's Beaumont and Stonyhurst College. I then read English at Merton College, Oxford, before entering the Jesuit novitiate in 1977. I studied philosophy and theology at Heythrop College, University of London, punctuated by a year of pastoral work in Mexico. Before ordination in 1985, I also did a masters degree, specialising in Jesuit history, at what was then Weston School of...

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