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The latest in our series of popular panel discussions on matters of faith and life will address the topic of Religious Freedom in Iraq. On the panel we have:• Mark Menzies (MP for Fylde)• Jim Shannon MP (MP for Strangford; Chair, All Party Parliamentary Group on Religious Freedom)• Neville Kyrke-Smith (Director, Aid to the Church in Need UK)The evening will include a report on the recent Aid to the Church in Need project visit to Kurdistan in which all three panellists...
Bombed out vehicles in Aleppo: Public Domain
The Chaldean Bishop of Aleppo in Syria, Jesuit Antoine Audo SJ, has warned that the city is at risk of total destruction, with only those unable to flee remaining. His warning follows an appeal to the world’s media by Carmelite nuns in Aleppo – via Aid to the Church in Need – for more accurate coverage of the situation in the West of the city.“This bias in the news is very painful to us,” the Sisters wrote, “because of the things we witness each and every day...
The organisers of the visit of the relics of St Claude La Colombiere and St Margaret Mary have recruited a team of over forty missionaries to accompany the relics and evangelize during the five day Sacred Heart of Mercy mission 9th-13th November.The visit is the initiative of the Emmanuel Community – an international Catholic community founded at Paray-le-Monial in France in 1972.  Their London chapter, based at Our Lady of Victories Kensington, is collaborating with the Jesuits at...
Fr Dominic Robinson SJ in northern Iraq
A group of walkers from Farm Street Church in London have begun a ten-day 'Ignatian Camino' to Montserrat, to raise funds for Aid to the Church in Need projects in northern Iraq, and the Jesuit Refugee Service UK. They will be following the route that St Ignatius walked hundreds of years ago, from the Shrine of St Peter Claver in Verdù, across Catalunya to the Abbey of Montserrat and Manresa. Among the walkers on the rout will be Fr Dominic Robinson SJ, the Superior of the Mount Street...
Fr Dominic speaks at the Home Office lobby for child refugees
Following his trip last week to the 'Jungle' in Calais with a group of faith leaders Fr Dominic Robinson SJ of Farm Street Church today joined around 200 campaigners and politicians at the Home Office, to urge Home Secretary Amber Rudd to allow a group of 375 unaccompanied refugee children to come to England. Organised by London Citizens, the event marked the first anniversary of the death of Ayan Kurdi, whose body was washed up on a Greek beach as his family fled Syria.Speakers...
Fr Tony Nye cuts his Jubilee cake with Pauline Merceica of the Farm Street parish council
“ What  are you looking for?....Come and see” Those words of invitation of Our Lord to the first disciples in John’s Gospel have helped many people on Retreat. St. Ignatius also has his “Come and see.” Approaching the end of his life he was prevailed upon to tell the story of his vocation, somewhat reluctantly. Though a strong and firm leader, Ignatius was a humble man.  He spoke of himself in the third person as the Pilgrim and in that account of his...
Mass at 6pm for Jesuit alumni (all welcome)  followed by a reception in the parish hall.The principal celebrant will be Fr Tony Nye SJ who celebrates his Jubilee of 50 years in the priesthood on this feast.
As a supplement to the Faith Matters talks series at Westminster Cathedral/ Vaughan House we continue to host what are becoming very popular regular panel discussions on matters of faith and life, bringing together Catholics and others from different walks of life and inviting them to respond to questions from the audience. The next Faith Matters Question Time will be on June 7th on the important topic:‘Europe: in or out? A Christian Response?'The Revd Lucy Winkett will be guest...
How should Christians respond to Climate Change?all are welcome to this informative panel discussion on how we might respond to this important issue.Panel:Chris Bain - Director of CAFODBaroness Liddell of CoatdykeLama Gelongma Zangmo - Tibetan Buddhist Meditiation centre for World Peace and HealthChair:Fr Dominic Robinson SJ - Superior of Mount St Jesuit CommunityTo reserve your place please follow this link
The 2016 annual Farm St Parish Charity Ball proved another popular success on Saturday night. 150 guests enjoyed dinner at the Lansdowne Club, followed by auction, raffle and dancing.  Fr Andrew Cameron-Mowat SJ reminded guests that the parish is completing its appeal £360,000 for Bakhita House – a key part of the Archdiocese of Westminster’s  response to the pope’s appeal to support the victims of human trafficking.Bakhita House will be a ‘triage’ centre for the emergency placement...

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