Geoff Wheaton SJ

Geoffrey Wheaton SJ
Fr Geoff Wheaton SJ at the Xaverian Mission Spirituality CentreThe presentation will be on Jesus and the Eucharist and will cover four areas – The Wedding at Cana; The Supper at Emmaus; The Last Supper and the Feeding of the Five Thousand.Images used will range from the time of the catacombs to the present day. There will be some time for questions and discussion as the presentation of images progresses.
In the Spiritual Exercises, St Ignatius gives us the idea of meeting sacred scripture with one's own life, mediated through Imaginative Contemplation. The aim of these reflections is to do this in tandem with pieces of art. Each month therefore, we will offer a painting in the hope that it will enable you to reflect more deeply on a particular passage of scripture. The idea is that you can return to the painting and scripture and discover more depth throughout the month.
The raising of Lazarus by Michelangelo Caravaggio
To celebrate the end of the Year of Mercy, St Aloysius parish in Glasgow organised two talks that were both experiential and helped participants to ‘think outside the box’ on the topic of God’s mercy.The first presentation was by internationally renowned composer and former parishioner Sir James MacMillan who talked about finding God’s Mercy through Music. His talk to a packed auditorium at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland was illustrated by some of his own...
I was born in Gillingham, Kent in 1941.  After my A levels I spent two terms teaching a primary class in a local RC school and converted to Catholicism just before going up to the University of Leicester to do a BA in Economics and  Cert Ed.  I taught History and Economics in Chatham and then Birmingham and after ten year became Headmaster of Pope John 23rd Comprehensive in Corby Northants. In 1976.I was a member of a Ministry of Education group that spent five weeks in Portland...