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At the garden exit, where you are invited to go after this Mass to enjoy refreshments and typical Farm Street socialising, you will see a fine statue of St. Ignatius. He looks steadily ahead, serene, strong, trusting in the Lord. He holds an open book on which is printed AMDG- Ad maiorem Dei gloriam- to the greater glory of God. Many of you here learnt to write those initials on your school or college exercises. The book he is holding really represents two books: the Spiritual Exercises, a...
Farm Street Church hall in central London was transformed into a dining room and then a dormitory as the parish welcomed 15 guests as part of the Night Shelter Project. It was one of seven churches – and a local synagogue – which served meals supplied by local hotels and restaurants and provided somewhere to sleep for people who would otherwise have spent the night on the streets of London.The Monday night initiative which took place over seven weeks this spring was a trial project in...
Cardinal Vincent Nichols presided at this year’s Corpus Christi procession through the streets of central London. Starting at Farm Street Jesuit Church in Mayfair, it passed through the busy Oxford Street shopping thoroughfare before ending at St James’s in Spanish Place, Marylebone. Thousands of Catholics joined the procession to witness to Christ’s Eucharistic presence in the world. The Cardinal, who is Archbishop of Westminster, described Corpus Christi as "a feast of unbounded joy, for...
Pilgrims from the UK will have the opportunity to show their solidarity with Christians of the Middle East by taking part in a pilgrimage to Jordan to coincide with the Orthodox Easter. Among those leading the pilgrims will be Fr Dominic Robinson SJ of the Farm Street Church community in London.The ecumenical pilgrimage in April will focus on meeting and worshipping with the Christian communities in Jordan as they celebrate Holy Week and Easter together.  In Jordan, Catholic and Protestant...
Soul Sanctuary will be premiering the gospel oratorio, The Resurrection, at the Jazz Café, Camden (London NW1) at 7.30pm on Easter Monday 6 April 2015. The group whose music is rooted in contemporary gospel and combines jazz, soul, funk, latin and “modern classical", provides the music for the 6.15pm Gospel Mass on the last Sunday of each month at Farm Street Jesuit Church in central LondonThe choir was founded by Miko Giedroyc in early 2005 to provide music for a weekly mass at...
Several hundred people gathered at Farm Street Church in London on Monday 17 November to pay their respects to Fr Gerard W Hughes SJ who died on 4 November. They had come from all over the country and represented a wide range of faith perspectives. Most had been touched by Gerry’s spiritual counsel over several decades – either in person or through his writings; and many were also associated with social justice issues.In his homily, Fr Brendan Callaghan SJ described Gerry W as a...
An evening of song, poetry and prayer in Arabic, Hebrew, Aramaic and English helped to raise more than £1,700 for the Jesuit Refugee Service’s Aid for Syrian refugees. The Call to Prayer with neighbours from the Middle East took place at Farm Street Church in central London. It brought together poets, singers and musicians from a variety of traditions from the Eastern Rite and Western Churches, as well as friends from the Jewish and Muslim communities.Among the musicians who took...
Fifty years after it was originally installed near Marble Arch in London, the Tyburn Tree stone plaque has been restored and re-dedicated. Situated on a busy intersection near Hyde Park, it marks the site where priests, traitors and criminals were executed for almost 600 years.The list of those who were hanged at Tyburn includes several Jesuits who witnessed to their faith in Jesus Christ by laying down their lives for him at the time of the Reformation. Fr Chris Pedley SJ from Farm Street...
A young man at prayer on the Feast of St Ignatius at Farm street church, london
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The Feast of St Ignatius Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus, will be marked at the Jesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception, Farm Street, London W1 with a celebratory Mass at 6pm. The preacher will be Fr Michael Beattie SJ who will be remembered by many parishioners from his time as parish priest in the 1990s. Fr Beattie this year celebrates 60 years in the Society of Jesus. Alumni of Jesuit schools and colleges are especially welcome at the Mass for the Feast of St Ignatius.  ...

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