Jesuits in Britain

The Laudato Si’ Research Institute (LSRI) recently welcomed members of Campion Hall to a Blessing and Open House event in their new offices situated at Albion House near Campion Hall’s main building. The gathering began with a prayer from the Master of Campion Hall, Fr Nick Austin SJ, followed by a reading from the Associate Director of LSRI, Rebecca Artinian-Kaiser, and a meditation from the Director of LSRI, Celia Deane-Drummond. Blessings in French, Malay, and Hrusso Aka (the endangered...
Pupils at Jesuit schools in Glasgow, Lancashire and London got together this week to share ideas about how to tackle climate change.  Tree-planting, vegetable gardens, lobbying politicians about renewable energy – these are some of the activities already underway in Jesuit schools up and down the country. A team from Jesuit Missions went to meet pupils who are keen to develop new ideas ahead of COP26.A pupil from Wimbledon College (one of the Jesuit schools taking part in discussions this...
One of the participants of the recent Pan-Amazonian Synod was Leah Casimero. A member of the Wapichan community in southern Guyana, Leah made the long journey to Rome to share her views on how to preserve the culture of indigenous Amerindian communities.  Speaking to America Magazine during the Synod, Leah remarked: “One of the things that the Wapichan people said that we don’t want to disappear is our identity, our culture and so on because if that’s gone, we are basically people with no...
Sally Kent talking about Robert Southwell SJ
On 21st February, Sally Kent, Assistant Archivist from the Jesuits in Britain Archives, celebrated with staff and pupils at St Robert Southwell Primary School on the occasion of their patronal feast.St Robert Southwell Primary School in Horsham got in touch with the Provincial Archives to enquire if we had material they could take on loan for the feast day celebration. Sally offered to make a tour around the school top show pupils a relic which was a piece of his clothing, and also gave a...
Fr Paul Martin SJ with Guyanese village people
Fr Damian Howard SJ, the Provincial of the Jesuits in Britain, travels to Guyana this week after brief visits to two other South American countries, Brazil and Colombia. He hopes to sustain a long term relationship with the Jesuits in Guyana once they leave the British Province to join a new entity which is the result of a re-structuring of the Jesuit mission to the countries of the Caribbean.It will be his first time visiting Guyana, a former British colony which has been an important part of...
Fr Michael Garanzini SJ addresses the province meeting
The Jesuits in Britain held their annual Province Meeting this week.  The meeting of all Jesuits in the British Province got underway on Tuesday evening at the Christian Conference Trust centre in Swanwick, Derbyshire.150 delegates include Jesuits of the British province and Jesuit observers from the provinces of the North West  European  Assistancy, and speakers from the United States and Rome.Twenty two lay co-workers also attended including, for the first time, several head...
praying hands
Will you join with us and Your Catholic Legacy to share your prayers, wishes and hopes for a better future? Archbishop Peter Smith and Your Catholic Legacy are celebrating the work of Catholic charities with a Mass at Southwark Cathedral on 11th June 2016.  We would love you to attend, but if you are unable to, will you share a prayer for a better future? Jesuits in Britain is part of Your Catholic Legacy.  At our Mass we will give thanks for the work of Catholic charities and the lives they...
The Jesuits in Britain are one of the sponsors of Proclaim 15, taking place in Birmingham on 11 July.Several hundred representatives from diocesan evangelisation teams and commissions through England and Wales will be joining bishops and archbishops in the first event of its kind in a generation. The event aims to celebrate joyfully and confidently the Catholic Faith, and to explore how better to share it. Promoted by the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales,...
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. The calendar features illustrations of 12 Jesuits from across the world who have been active in various ministries over the past 200 years. Stonyhurst alumna Ellen Riley was commissioned to paint the portraits; but after her death at the age of 24 in 2012, the paintings - in acrylic and oil on canvas -...