St Ignatius of Loyola

Dome of the Rock, Jerusalem (photo by Sander Crombach)
November is the month of Dialogue and Reconciliation in the Middle East. David Stewart SJ reflects on the spirit of dialogue, encounter, and reconciliation in a part of the world which has seen much strife.   THE HOLY FATHER’S PRAYER-GROUPLike his predecessors, Pope Francis has often turned to his own international prayer network asking us to pray for today’s pressing issues. You can be part of this network right now, if God’s Holy Spirit draws you to unite your own prayers to...
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October is the Extraordinary Mission Month. David Stewart SJ reflect on the “new missionary spring in the church” and how we can play our part in it, put our faith into action.October’s Prayer Intention of the Holy Father coincides with the church’s Extraordinary Mission Month. At its heart there is the fervent prayer intention for a “Missionary Spring – that the breath of the Holy Spirit engender a new missionary 'spring' in the church”. Pope Francis invites us all to pray this intention with...
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Now in its fourth year, the 31 days campaign by the Jesuits in Britain is returning for our 2019 edition. This is a series of 31 daily emails delivered to subscribers each day and available from the spirituality website Pathways to God, leading up to the feast of St Ignatius of Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus, celebrated by the Jesuits and our friends all over the world.Since 2016, the initiative has helped people to get to know more about the Jesuits, their works, and Ignatian...
The Farm St Church Camino in the steps of St Ignatius set off on Sunday for two weeks of walking and pilgrimage in northern Spain.The group of 19, led by Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, landed in Barcelona. Their first stop has been Verdu, at the Shrine and birthplace of St Peter Claver, the 17th century Jesuit priest known as the ‘slave to the slaves’ for his work with the slaves of what is modern day Colombia.“The opening Mass and the first day morning prayer were dedicated to the victims of human...
July has been a busy month at Jesuits in Britain’s office in London, as we have been preparing and running our 31 Days of St Ignatius. It has now been one week since the end of this year’s campaign and we are reflecting on the progress made and on the feedback we have been receiving from you.The initiative started in 2016. "It came about a few years ago because we wanted to help people get to know the Jesuits in Britain," explains Ruth Morris, Digital Communications Manager of the Jesuits in...
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Iñigo by Jonathan Moore continues its second London run at the Pleasance Theatre in Islington until 13th June. The play text has been published by Aurora Metro with an introduction by critic Mark Lawson and is available to buy onlineThis new play follows Inigo (Ignatius of Loyola) from ambitious, hot-headed, street-fighting sensualist to his co-founding, with a radical group of young friends, the Society of Jesus in the sixteenth century.In Moore’s bold, visceral, funny and poetic play, he...