Ignatian Insight

Elderly woman credit Bill Hamway

Praying with the pope in December

BY DStewart

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 15:22

December is a full month. There’s Advent, Christmas and New Year’s Eve and so much else in both the Church’s calendar and in the secular world. It’s cold and dark in our northern hemisphere.

Nick Austin SJ preaching at Farm St

Tuning up the instrument

BY NAustin

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 12:05

As he prepares to profess his Final Vows, Fr Nicholas Austin SJ shares the imagery that has shaped his reflection on his life as a Jesuit.

Fr Holman with Fr Carlos in Golra Sharif

Trust in God and carry on

BY MHolman

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 05:59

During a month in Pakistan this summer Fr Michael Holman SJ met Christians who practise their faith in the most challenging of circumstances. 

Hands holding coins and a sapling.

“As much as you did it to the least of these little ones, you did it to me.”

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 20:33

The tales of a professional fundraiser brings us to think on this weekends' feast of Christ the King.

From the Archives: ArchI've Discovered Open Day

BY MAllen

Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 13:43

As part of the annual Explore Your Archive campaign, the Jesuits in Britain Archives held an open day on Tuesday 21st November 2017. Members of staff at the Jesuit Provincial Offices in Mount Street and members of the wider Jesuit community were invited to visit the Archives to see a special display of items discovered over the last year through moving collections and cataloguing. Assistant Archivist, Sally Kent, reports on the day.

A rugby scrum

Well done good and faithful servant.

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, November 17, 2017 - 16:15

As a game, rugby is popular all over the world. I think that is because the elements of the game speak to something very profound in all of us. Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on this Sunday's readings.

Chris Brolly SJ at Rheims

Fraternity in formation

BY CBrolly

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 16:38

Chris Brolly SJ is studying Philosophy at Centre Sèvres in Paris and belongs to a community of 35 Jesuits there.  He shares his experience of being part of a large mixed community and a member of a “fraternity group”.

From the Archives: Revisiting ‘Chaplains’ Weekly’ for Remembrance Day

BY MAllen

Monday, November 6, 2017 - 15:26

Jesuits have served as Military Chaplains in successive conflicts, and in the Jesuits in Britain Archives we have records of Jesuits who served in the British military as Chaplains in the Crimean and later wars. As we near Remembrance Day, we revisit Chaplains’ Weekly, the magazine for Jesuits serving in the armed forces.

Poppies credit Laura Goodsell

Rest in peace


Friday, November 3, 2017 - 10:51

A reflection by Tony Nye SJ on the month of the dead,

Praying with the pope in November

BY DStewart

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 - 09:17

November’s monthly Intention from Pope Francis reflects his concern for the whole of the universal church and the whole of the world, especially the frontiers.

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