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Their joy was so great

BY PGallagher

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 13:15

All through the weeks of celebration of Easter, thanksgiving is made over and over again for the most recent baptisms and conversions.  There is an emphasis at this time on new beginnings and fresh starts for everyone.  Renewal is central to our faith.  We are always starting again

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From the Archives: When an object becomes sacred

BY MAllen

Monday, April 12, 2021 - 10:30

In 2018, shortly before the final closure of Heythrop, a Jesuit-run college of the University of London, some very special items arrived at the Jesuits in Britain Archives: a quill, collar, scarlet skullcap and cardinal’s biretta, all o

Here are my hands...

BY PGallagher

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 15:49

Jesus Christ has strength for his mission.  He comes among us with power and authority.  On the cross, he reigned: risen from the dead, he is Lord forever.

What did you see upon the way?

BY AWentworth

Thursday, April 1, 2021 - 20:38

‘Tell us, Mary, what did you see upon the way?’ [1]  The first thing, which Mary of Magdala saw, was that the stone had been rolled away from the tomb [2].  She thought, initially, that

Praying with the Pope in April 2021

BY DStewart

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 11:10


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From the Archives: Reflections on creating the relic exhibition

BY RSomerset

Monday, March 29, 2021 - 15:22

Archivist Rebecca Somerset reflects on her personal learning curve in creating the virtual relic exhibition.

A Homily for Palm Sunday

BY AWentworth

Thursday, March 25, 2021 - 18:52

Now the traitor had arranged a signal with them. He had said. ‘The one I kiss, he is the man.

To see Jesus...

BY PGallagher

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 23:17

We would like to see Jesus [1].  The Greeks who approached Philip with that question speak for many.

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From the Archives: Cataloguing Antiquarian Books at home and lessons learnt

BY MAllen

Monday, March 15, 2021 - 10:35

A year and three lockdowns into the pandemic and our old way of working has fractured, the ‘new normal’ has become the merely normal.  Working from home means we have had to find new things to do, or new ways of doing old things.  In this blog post I reflect on my experience of writing

No further remedy...

BY PGallagher

Thursday, March 11, 2021 - 10:42

The Son of Man must be lifted up as Moses lifted up the serpent in the desert, so that everyone who believes may have eternal life in him


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