Ignatian Insight

Boat in a storm by Jean-Pierre Brungs

Mercy in Detention

BY HElias

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 13:22

Prayer is an important part of life for many of the residents of the detention centre that Fr Harry Elias visits. He shares one reflection which offers them solace and hope.

Black and white photograph showing young men in matching shorts and t-shirt standing in a row outside in a field. One holds a football.

From the Archives: Sport photographs

BY RSomerset

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 12:53

A selection of old photographs of sporting activities from the Archives can be seen here.

peace and love

Godtalk: Wanted by God

BY PKnott

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 18:53

In the Book of Wisdom we find a most encouraging sentence: 'Lord, you love all that exists, you detest nothing you have made, for had you hated anything, you would not have made it.’ Wisdom 11.22f

Community of hands outreaching

He had chosen his part; it was not to be taken from him.

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 18:53

“It is Mary who has chosen the better part; it is not to be taken from her.”

Polling Station by Elliott Stallion on unsplash.com

“Go and do the same yourself.”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 12:54

Paul O'Reilly SJ uses the story of the good samaritan to reflect on considering the difference between “somebody must do something” and “I must do something”.

Fr Denis Doyle, Army Chaplain. Killed in the War, Aug. 19, 1916.

From the Archives: WWI army chaplain's letters

BY RSomerset

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 10:00

Archives Assistant Will shares some extracts of letters by WWI army chaplain Fr Denis Doyle SJ, who served and died in the battlefields of the Somme.

Photo by João Silas on unsplash

“Ask the Lord of the harvest to send labourers to his harvest.”

BY PO'Reilly

Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - 18:32

Reflecting on being a Christian in today's world. Are you ready to be sent out to the harvest?

Quechua Woman, Peru

Praying with the pope in July

BY DStewart

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 13:42

David Stewart SJ, Director of the Pope’s global prayer network in Britain, reflects on the pope’s prayer intentions for July.

Statue by Kathe Kollwitz: parents in mourning

Ministers of reconciliation

BY DPreston

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 08:12

The Provincial of the Jesuits in Britain, Dermot Preston SJ, shares his thoughts on reconciliation on the  centenary of the beginning of the Battle of the Somme.

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