Jesuits & Friends

Cover of Jesuits &Friends spring 2019
The Spring edition of Jesuits & Friends magazine has been published and is available in our parishes, schools and spirituality centres.The cover image shows children at the Early Development Centre in Maban, South Sudan, a project supported by readers of Jesuits & Friends via Jesuit Missions in the UK.  Paul Chitnis, Director of Jesuit Missions, recalls his recent meeting in nearby Cuiebet with Fr Victor-Luke Odhiambo SJ, a Jesuit who has dedicated the last ten years striving to...
Jesuits & Friends cover issue 101 ordination photo
The winter edition of Jesuits and Friends magazine has been published and should be available to pick up for free from our schools, parishes and centres from this weekend.  Do look out for it!In his editorial Fr Paul Nicholson SJ gives an overview of the highlights of this edition:“In an age more given to military metaphors, the Jesuits were sometimes referred to as ‘the pope’s light cavalry’. This emphasised a quality dear to the heart of St Ignatius Loyola, who wanted the men of the...
Cover J&F issue 99
The Spring edition of Jesuits and Friends has been published and should be delivered to individual subscribers this weekend.  It is available to read online and will be available in parishes, schools, chaplaincies and spirituality centres from next week.The cover of the Spring edition features architects’ drawings of the Holy Name Church in Manchester, now being restored. We have a report on the Jesuit links to the Citizens UK movement which involves many of our parishes, and from JRS...
By Paul Chitnis, Director of Jesuit MissionsDarjeeling, with its vast tea plantations nestling against the sloping foothills of the Himalayas, is a beautiful region of India. The city itself is spectacular with buildings perched on vertiginously high hills seemingly in defiance of gravity. But its cool climate and Himalayan vistas have a darker side.  The commercialisation of India has led to the closure of many tea plantations.  In some, the tea bushes have been ripped up to be...
Jesuits and Friends Spring edition
Jesuits & Friends Editor Paul Nicholson SJ, introduces the new edition.  “From tiny acorns mighty oaks do grow.”  Recycling might seem an inadequate response to global climate change; just as giving up a couple of hours each week to visit an elderly neighbour won’t of itself wholly cure the loneliness characteristic of many in the world’s wealthier societies today. Yet these small steps are important, both in their own right, and in the attitudes that underlie them.The new edition...
The Summer 2015 edition of Jesuits and Friends takes us from the devastation faced by remote communities in Nepal to the serenity of the North Wales countryside; and from the celebrations surrounding the beatification of Archbishop Oscar Romero to the streets of South Africa, where post-apartheid democracy is still to be realised.From Kathmandu, Fr Jomon Jose SJ describes the events of 25 April when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. The Jesuits in the country immediately launched a...
The response from Jesuit parishes, schools and other communities to Typhoon Haiyan last November is helping people affected in the Philippines to rebuild their lives. This is the lead story in the Spring edition of Jesuits and Friends – now available. The magazine also marks 200 years since the Restoration of the Society of Jesus worldwide, 400 years since Heythrop College was founded and 20 years since the first free elections in South Africa. You can read how the Word literally came...

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