5th May 2021
Why would anyone want to be a Jesuit today? The wisdom and example of Peter Canisius
The social and religious context in which St Peter Canisius entered the Society of Jesus was not all that different to the one in which we find ourselves today, writes Thomas Flowers SJ.
2nd June 2017
Baptised to be prophetic
Gemma Simmonds CJ explores the questions of how the Church is responding to those considering vocations and new models of service, and of what it means to have a strong theology of baptism.
13th April 2015
The Well Loved
Paddy Gilger SJ has found it a little disconcerting as his parents have told us how they engaged with his vocation. But in the strangeness of the experience, there has been something sacramental: he has found honesty, beauty and love.
24th March 2015
‘She was much perplexed by his words’
It is easy to assume that being the mother of a priest must bring pride and privileges, but it presents a radical challenge, says Kristin Gilger.
18th March 2015
‘When his parents saw him they were astonished’
25 Jun: When he reads Luke's account of Jesus's parents being astonished when they found their son in the Temple, Gary Gilger can relate to what Mary and Joseph would have felt...
23rd January 2015
Heaven on earth: On conversion, vocation and Religious Life
25 January marks the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, and it is also the day on which we remember the Conversion of St Paul. Alex Robertson tells us about his own conversion and his continued discernment of a vocation to the Religious Life. In doing so, he highlights some of the gifts to which Pope Francis asks us to be attentive during this Year of Consecrated Life.
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