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From the Archives: What did we learn from 2020?

BY RSomerset

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 11:30

The worldwide COVID-19 pandemic is not going to be forgotten any time soon, especially as we are still only just slowly starting to counteract it with vaccinations and our daily lives remain fairly restricted.

At home in the sanctuary

BY PGallagher

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 23:21

Samuel grew up and the Lord was with him and let no word of his fall to the ground [1].  Living in the sanctuary at Shiloh, guarding the Ark of the Covenant, completely dedicated to God’s service, nothing that Samuel did

From the Archives: A year in blog posts

BY MAllen

Monday, January 4, 2021 - 15:01

2020 was, to say the least, a strange year for everybody, thanks to the global pandemic.

Praying with the Pope in January 2021

BY DStewart

Friday, January 1, 2021 - 00:02


From the Archives: Festive Celebrations

BY MAllen

Monday, December 21, 2020 - 09:00

Christmas 2020 looks set to be a Christmas like no other. Traditionally a time spent with family and friends, thanks to the global pandemic celebrations for many will be limited this year, but no less special.

Room for God

BY AWentworth

Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 11:04

The angel went in and said to her, “Rejoice so highly favoured”[1]

Standing unknown among you

BY PGallagher

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 10:29

He not only declared but he declared quite openly [1]

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From the Archives: Volunteering

BY RSomerset

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 11:40

Archivist Rebecca reflects on the valuable contribution of volunteers and changes to volunteering at the Jesuits in Britain Archives.

Fruitful desert

BY PGallagher

Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 11:41

All the people of Jerusalem made their way to him [1].   

Praying with the Pope in December 2020

BY DStewart

Monday, November 30, 2020 - 09:50

As this awful year has unfolded and as the pandemic not only deepened, but a second wave surged across many lands, fears began to grow about our Advent and our Christmas – would we be able to celebrate together or even be together?


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