Ignatian Insight

 A young woman gazes upwards. A cross is behind her.

Gemma's eyes

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, March 30, 2018 - 08:52

“Till this moment they had failed to understand the teaching of scripture, that he must rise from the dead.” [John 20.9]

“So, what exactly is the point of the ‘bodily resurrection’?”

Boy running into cityscape Credit Linh Nguyen

Praying with the pope in April

BY DStewart

Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 10:21

The pope has invited us to witness to the Resurrection in his Intention for this month – “that economists may have the courage to reject any economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.” David Stewart SJ reflects.

Mary of Magdala in the garden

Easter - the Christian Pasch

BY RStyles

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 13:22

Fr Bob Styles reflects on the resurrection.

From the Archives: John Carroll and the Maryland Mission

BY MAllen

Monday, March 26, 2018 - 10:38

The Jesuit presence in Maryland dates back to the arrival of English settlers in the area now known as St Mary’s City on the Potomac River in 1634. In this blog post we look at the extraordinary life of John Carroll (1736-1815) of the Maryland Mission, who became the first bishop in the United States.

Photo by Josh Calabrese on Unsplash

“Hosanna in the highest heavens”

BY PO'Reilly

Friday, March 23, 2018 - 19:58

Paul O'Reilly SJ brings together Wimbledon tennis club, Rudyard Kipling and Palm Sunday for this weeks' reflection.

A rich harvest

BY PO'Reilly

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 17:32

Paul O'Reilly SJ reflects on the readings for the 5th Sunday of Lent

empty nest credit Luke Brugger via Unsplash

Close and Concrete: Pope Francis on how to evangelize a world in flux

BY DRobinson

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 10:43

Dr Austen Ivereigh gave the annual Landings UK lecture at Farm St last week.  Landings is the organization which welcomes returning Catholics.

Sunlight breaks through trees. Photo by Kristine Weilert on unsplash

A place to go and a person to trust

BY PO'Reilly

Monday, March 12, 2018 - 19:18

People who are not Christians often find this difficult to understand. They ask, “Why can’t I just confess my sins to God? Why do I have to bother with a priest?” Paul O'Reilly SJ explores the significance of confession.

From the Archives: Fr James Etheridge Arrives in Guyana

BY MAllen

Monday, March 5, 2018 - 15:49

In March 1857, Fathers James Etheridge, Aloysius Emiliani and Clement Negri arrived in Georgetown in what was then British Guiana to establish a Jesuit mission there. Assistant Archivist Sally Kent finds out more about the early history of the Guyana Region and James Etheridge.

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