Ignatian Insight

Asparagus by Tiffany Gallen on Unsplash

“When the Spirit of truth comes He will lead you to the complete truth”

BY PO'Reilly

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 - 18:56

Not everyone likes asparagus.

From the Archives: St Francis Xavier, Liverpool

BY MAllen

Monday, May 29, 2017 - 16:17

On Tuesday 30 May, the BBC will air the first episode of its new drama BrokenMuch of the series was filmed in the Jesuit Church of St Francis Xavier in Liverpool. In honour of the show’s debut airing, we explore the SFX archives.

Clouds - Credit Emilia Syldatk via Unsplash

A true missionary of the faith

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, May 26, 2017 - 09:28

"Go, therefore, make disciples of all the nations" - Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on the Ascension.

The calling of St Matthew Caravaggio (detail)

"An exemplary religious" Cardinal Amato on Bl John Sullivan SJ

BY PNicholson

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 08:43

Homily by Angelo Cardinal Amato, S.D.B. on the occasion of the beatification of Blessed John Sullivan SJ (1861 -1933) 13th May 2017 Dublin.

A class of children. Used from Unsplash.com

“If you love me you will keep my commandments.”

BY PO'Reilly

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 17:36

How do we "keep" the commandments? Do our actions reflect our words? A reflection for the readings on Sunday.

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“Have you said your prayers?”

BY PNicholson

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 09:26

CTS has published a new booklet on prayer by Paul Nicholson SJ.  Here he introduces some of the themes.

Allegreto Nuzi

Object of the week: C14 altarpiece by Nuzi

BY JGraffius

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 17:19

This week's featured Object from the Stonyhurst collections is a 14th century altarpiece.


Image by Peter Oswald used from unsplash.com

There are many rooms in my father's house

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 16:32

Well, a long time ago, when I was young and foolish, I decided that I wanted to be a Jesuit. And so with a number of other similarly foolish young men, I went on a retreat for seven days to pray and reflect about whether or not the Lord was actually calling me to be a Jesuit. 

From the Archives: Stella Maris and the Second World War

BY MAllen

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 16:00

Stella Maris was a monthly magazine published from 1913 until 1969. During the Second World War the emphasis of the magazine change from being a magazine for the Catholic Home to a magazine for the Forces. Archives Assistant Lucy explores how the publication's artwork evolved with this change in focus.

JPII Statue in Mexico by Jorge Zapata on unsplash.com

“I am the gate of the sheepfold.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 18:02

Paul O'Reilly SJ looks back on two great shepherds.

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