May 5th, 2018

A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership (review of the book by the former FBI director, James Comey)

The publication of this book by the FBI director who was dismissed in May 2017 by President Donald Trump had me intrigued. I thought that a train journey back from Glasgow to London and a half-price offer...

February 15th, 2018

Lent 2018 begins

Lent begins with the words of the prophet Joel (chapter 2), ‘… Come back to me with all your heart …. Let your hearts be broken, not your garments torn, turn to the Lord your God again, for God...

January 22nd, 2018

THE POPE AT THE SHRINE OF ST ALBERTO HURTADO SJ

The Jesuits of Santiago were delighted to welcome Pope Francis to the Shrine of St Alberto Hurtado during the papal visit to Chile and Peru last week. Alberto Hurtado was a Jesuit saint of the twentieth...

December 13th, 2017

Homeless Homes: A short reflection for Christmas

Walking through the colourful streets of London, amidst the hustle and bustle of this great city, I am amazed by the glittering lights, well-lit Christmas trees, crowded trains, buses and malls, and all...

December 1st, 2017

Seminars ‘A POST TRUTH WORLD – ARE WE LOSING OUR MINDS?’

In 2017, we were all presented by dramatic new political developments; the Brexit vote, the election of Donald Trump as the most powerful world leader and the effects of such events.  In the light of...

December 1st, 2017

Social isolation, a problem of the XXI century – Reflections from Br Stephen Power SJ

The Church notes that every person is created by God, loved and saved in Jesus Christ, and fulfils him or herself by creating a network of multiple relationships of love, justice and solidarity with other...

November 24th, 2017

A review of the “Cultural Legacy of the Jesuits in Latin America”, Conference organised by the Institute of Latin American Studies

The 17th of November I attended a conference called “Cultural Legacy of the Jesuits in Latin America”, where different scholars lectured about a range of topics involving the Jesuits work in Latin...

November 15th, 2017

‘Their Story is Our Story’ – study day with Nick King SJ

The Jesuit Refugee Service and the Hurtado Jesuit Centre would like to invite you to 'Their Story is Our Story', a study day with Nick King SJ on Saturday 16th December. The topic is the 'Scriptures...

September 29th, 2017

A question of Reconciliation – Mapuches, the Chilean State and the Jesuits

The Mapuches are an indigenous group that has lived in the Chilean south since before the Spanish conquerors arrived. Even when the Inca Empire tried to colonize the South of Chile, they couldn’t manage...