Ignatian Insight

God speaks to a tech billionaire.

What if God spoke to Jeff Bezos?

BY TByron

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 13:59

Tim Byron SJ was surprised to find out that a night in the theatre would explore contemporary mystical experiences.  'Against'  is an absorbing new play in London which asks the question - what if God spoke to a tech billionaire? 

From the Archives: making available the archives of the Jesuits in Britain

BY MAllen

Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:55

This year, September 28 will mark the second year of UNESCO’s International Day for Universal Access to Information (or Access to Information Day). With this in mind, we take a moment to reflect on the work of the Jesuits in Britain Archives, and how we play a small part in Access to Information Day every day, by making our records available.

Young man praying at Farm st church, london

Returning to Church: Safe Landings

BY DRobinson

Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 17:12

Landings, the programme for returning Catholics whose UK base is here at Farm Street, is starting a new year, and also a new chapter. 

From the Archives: A Look at the Records of Mount St Mary's College and Other Jesuit Schools

BY MAllen

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:17

For the 175th anniversary of Mount St Mary's College, Assistant Archivist Sally delves into the school archives and those of other Jesuit schools.

How many angels are there in Farm Street??

BY Ruth

Sunday, September 10, 2017 - 11:58

Near the end of this month, Friday, 29th September, we celebrate the Feast of St. Michael, St. Gabriel and St. Raphael, and with them all the angels. That has prompted me to ask  :How many angels are there in Farm Street Church?

Christopher and his family on vow day

Vow day with Chris Brolly SJ

BY TByron

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:34

Three young men gave a powerful witness to their faith and desire to serve by taking simple perpetual vows as Jesuits at the weekend.

Stephen Noon SJ kneels as he professes his first vows

Vow day with Stephen Noon SJ

BY TByron

Friday, September 8, 2017 - 12:31

It was 'vow day' last Saturday,  after two years as novices, a time of testing to see if God has called them to join the Society of Jesus, three men were invited by their provincials to take simple and perpetual public vows.  One of them, Stephen Noon entered the novitiate from the cut

Damian Howard SJ preaches at the first vows September 2017

Pathway to communion: Fr Provincial's vow day homily

BY DHoward

Sunday, September 3, 2017 - 06:43

This is a great day for the British and Irish Jesuits as we receive the vows of three young men who have decided that they are ready to commit themselves to sharing our life and our mission.

From the Archives: Evelyn Waugh in Guyana

BY MAllen

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 10:38

Of the Jesuit mission station of St Ignatius in the central Rupununi region of south-west Guyana Evelyn Waugh wrote, ‘It was as lonely an outpost of religion as you could find anywhere.’ Assistant Archivist, Sally Kent, discovers more about Waugh's travels to the region.

Jesuit parish of St Ignatius Stamford Hill

Praying with the pope in September

BY DStewart

Friday, September 1, 2017 - 06:43

Fr David Stewart SJ reflects on September's prayer intention from Pope Francis “that our parishes, animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen”.

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