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Praying with the Pope in October

BY DStewart

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 16:48

October is the Extraordinary Mission Month. David Stewart SJ reflect on the “new missionary spring in the church” and how we can play our part in it, put our faith into action.

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Across the great gulf

BY PGallagher

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 15:42

The apparition of Lazarus won’t convert the family of the rich man, while another Lazarus, the one raised from the dead by Jesus, provoked faith. How do both these new lives inspire amendments? Peter Gallagher SJ reflects.

From the Archives: Celebrating World Animal Day

BY MAllen

Monday, September 23, 2019 - 10:26

World Animal day is celebrated on the 4th October. Its mission is “to raise the status of animals in order to improve welfare standards around the globe”.

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The extravagance of big-hearted forgiveness

BY PGallagher

Thursday, September 19, 2019 - 13:10

The parable of the dishonest steward contains an important lesson for us about forgiveness. Peter Gallagher SJ helps us to reflect deeper on the meaning of discipleship shown in this story.

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Lost and found

BY PGallagher

Thursday, September 12, 2019 - 15:58

“God never allows the good to be permanently lost,” writes Peter Gallagher SJ, reflecting on the parable of the Prodigal Son. The well-known story of disobedience and restoration sends a powerful message of hope, a premise of the story of salvation through Jesus. 

From the Archives: work experience in the Province Archives

BY MAllen

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 10:09

Earlier in the summer, recent graduate Michael Daniel carried out a two-week work experience placement at the Jesuits in Britain Archives.

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Novitiate gifts

BY Anonymous

Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:45

Paolo Beltrame, second-year novice of the British Province, will be taking his First Vows on the 7th September, together with Matthew Tumulty, of the Irish Province. He reflects on his life and novitiate experience.

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Simplify and focus

BY PGallagher

Thursday, September 5, 2019 - 16:10

Peter Gallagher SJ reflects on the gift of our frenzied mind and how we can approach God through simplification and refocusing.

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