Blessed

Diluckshun at Hurtado Jesuit Centre door
Diluckshun, staff member at JRS-UK, writes of his own journey and what JRS means to him.I am Sri Lankan. I claimed asylum when I arrived in the UK on the 18th of September 1999.My first interview for my asylum claim took place in Liverpool on 19th January 2001. After attending the interview I received a refusal letter from the Home Office. I appealed. There was no reply and my solicitor advised me to leave the matter to one side and continue my studies. My solicitor wrote several letters to the...
This is the eleventh reflection commemorating the two hundredth anniversary of the Restoration of the Society of Jesus. A reflection on the life of Blessed Rupert Mayer.The Community of Taizé sing “The Kingdom of God is justice and peace and joy in the Holy Spirit. Come, Lord, and open in us the gates of your kingdom.”Rupert Mayer was born in 1876 and became a Jesuit in 1900. He was known as ‘The Apostle of Munich’. In the First World War, he was an Army Chaplain working...
Ralph Corby (alias Corbington) was a Jesuit who was martyred during the English Civil War, on the charge of being a Catholic priest. Born in 1599 in Dublin, he took his education in the overseas college of St-Omers. A reserved and straightforward boy, he was noted there for his strong distaste for money. Before becoming a Jesuit in Watten (Waten, French Flanders) in 1625, he was ordained a priest in Valladollid. His ministry was situated mainly in the area of Durham, where he was noted for his...