Exhibition

How bleedeth burning love online exhibition live now text in orange on a dark blue background with faded image of nine men encircling title
On 1 March 2021 the virtual relic exhibition, How bleedeth burning love, launched. This was a very exciting, and by then long anticipated, moment. I’m very pleased with the reception it has had so far. This blog post is a brief reflection on how the exhibition came to be though looking back it seems a blur of frequent meetings and to and froing with outlined texts.Initially, when an exhibition on relics had first been suggested back in 2019, a physical exhibition was planned, which would have...
Press releasePrompted by the 50th anniversary of the canonisation of the Forty Martyrs, the Jesuits in Britain Archives has launched its first ever online exhibition in collaboration with Stonyhurst College Collections. The virtual showcase, “How bleedeth burning love”: British Jesuit Province’s Relics of the Forty Martyrs of England and Wales, presents treasured relics belonging to some of the priests and laypeople martyred for their Roman Catholic faith in England and Wales in the 16th and...
Since 2015, the Jesuits in Britain Archives have held an annual open day in November for the Jesuit community and staff to coincide with the Explore Your Archive launch week. Explore Your Archive is an Archives and Records Association tool for public and private organisations across the UK and Ireland to showcase hidden gems stored in their collections. Over the years we have put on displays focussing on various themes, such as ArchI’ve Explored, which aimed to introduce the wide range of...
St Aloysius Church has been running an ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) school for refugees and asylum seekers since March 2016. From an uncertain start with a handful of students, well over a thousand of them have since arrived at the parish’s doors for instruction in what we might call ‘survival English’, along with ESOL lessons up to intermediate level. Classes of around 60 students take place each weekday from 10.00-12.00 at the Ogilvie Centre, attached to the church. The...
In October, the Archives team was joined for a week by Sophie, a recent graduate with an interest in a career in Archives. As well as the usual tasks of calendaring, indexing, and transcribing, Sophie was able to explore the Archives by helping to prepare and select pieces for our annual exhibition, which coincides with the national Explore Your Archives campaign. Read Sophie’s blog post to find out about her experience:As I’m interested in pursuing a career in archives, volunteering at the...
Cardinal Adam Kozłowiecki Foundation "Hearth without borders" invites you to the opening of the exhibition: "In Nomine Domini. Africa’s Missionary. Cardinal Adam Kozłowiecki SJ (1911-2007)" on the 21st August.The exhibition will be open from the 18th to the 24th August at the Polish Social and Cultural Association.
The exhibition, located in the Crypt of the VEC, will explore three themes:• Memory – key aspects of the history of the English Hospice and the VEC;• Martyrs – who have been closely associated with that history;• Mission – aspects of the work of missioners to England and Wales over the centuries and the role of the Hospice and the VEC in that history.It will bring together a range of artefacts and documents from three places:• the VEC;• St Edmund’s College, Ware (English College, Douai, items...
After eleven months of pursuing his creative practice in Hope University, Liverpool, UK, Filipino artist Jason Dy, SJ presents his MA Degree Show entitled Paglakaw sa Ngitngit sa Walog sa Kamatayon (Walking through the Valley of the Shadow of Death) on September 11th, 5:30 PM at Studio Cor 013, Cornerstone Building, The Creative Campus, Hope University.This exhibition is a conclusion of and reminiscent of Dy’s several previous local installations and 2013 major solo exhibition at the...
A new photography exhibition showcasing work produced and curated by a group from Jesuit Refugee Service UK is due to open on 26 June in central London.Come and see…Refugee Voices is being presented in association with Fotosynthesis. Over a period of 12 weeks, a group of nine individuals from different countries with diverse ways of seeing their lives came together to learn new photography skills and to share their perspectives. Their insights and personal experiences shape this...
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...