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Godtalk: The Hero Complex

BY PKnott

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 19:55

In Hollywood movies and popular literature, we are often shown a hero as someone who, by going it alone, saves the world. But is this really what a true hero is? Peter Knott reflects in this weeks' Godtalk.

Praying with the Pope in August

BY DStewart

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 14:35

Each month, Pope Francis entrusts two particular prayer intentions to the Apostleship of Prayer, the Pope’s Prayer Network and asks the AoP to spread these intentions to Christians everywhere. Successive Popes have given this mission to the AoP, which is looked after by the Jesuits, for many years. It is for this reason that the AoP is known as the Prayer Network of the Pope; the Holy Father Francis takes a keen personal interest in this ministry.

Spiritual pyrotechnics by the seaside beside the sea

BY GGallen

Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 13:28

Gerard Gallen SJ and Mark McDevitt SJ reflect on their experience as members of the team supporting the Hearts on Fire parish mission in Boscombe at the end of July.

From the Archives: Farm St Alphabet Poem

BY RSomerset

Monday, August 17, 2015 - 12:23

Assistant Archivist Mary Allen shares a poem she discovered whilst cataloguing the Farm St Church collection in the archives.

A Pink and Purple Sunset - found on unsplash

Godtalk: The Value of Silence

BY PKnott

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 17:08

Reflecting on the gifts of Silence and helplessness. How can we share these with others and in turn enrich our own lives?

Statue of our lady with a crown of 12 stars, in Attard (Malta)

Feast of the Assumption

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 10:16

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on the Feast of the Assumption which we celebrate this weekend.

Cheese and wine gathering after mass

‘Hearts On Fire’ Mission week 2015

BY AGuest

Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 17:01

The ‘Hearts On Fire’ mission week might have come and gone so fast, it will not be easily forgotten, as most of our parishioners have shared with us in this great experience.

The parish group in Falmouth

Frontiers and peripheries: Five go down to Cornish town

BY PRandall

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 17:45

Perhaps it was because we set out on a journey starting from Flanders that I was prompted to wonder about how a group of 5 Jesuits would have been received in Cornwall to carry out a parish mission a hundred years ago.

Godtalk: The Deepest Secret

BY PKnott

Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 00:00

Peter Knott SJ thinks on the desire to be 'in the know' and what Jesus' ultimate secret is, that is really no secret at all.

From the Archives: St Omer to Bruges – a college on the move

BY RSomerset

Tuesday, August 4, 2015 - 09:54

Assistant Archivist Mary shares a short history of St Omer College's migrations.


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