Health workers don protective clothing

The African Jesuits AIDS Network's response to Ebola, 'one of history's most lethal diseases'

The Director of AJAN's blog
Blessed Miguel Pro SJ 1891-1927

Blessed Miguel Pro SJ is the featured Jesuit for October in our restoration 2014 calendar.

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Jbeil school for Syrian refugee children in Lebanon

Fr Dominic Robinson SJ reports on his visit to JRS Syria projects in the Lebanon at vigil of song and prayer.

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The Vision of Alphonsus Rodriguez SJ by Francisco de Zurbarán.

31 October is the Feast of St Alphonsus Rodríguez SJ a Jesuit Brother. He was beatified in 1825, canonised in 1888 and is the patron saint of Jesuit Brothers.

St Alphonsus Rodríguez SJ: sanctity through service
Candles in sand image from flickr by caffeinehit

On the 2 November each year, we observe All Souls’ Day and pray for all the faithful departed. Jesuit theologian, Josep Giménez discusses concepts of heaven, hell and purgatory.

The 'Last Things': Heaven, Hell and Purgatory

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Pause for prayer

  • Silent prayer, an image of prayerful gratitude

    In The Lord I'll Be Ever Thankful

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  • Reflection: Blessed Miguel Pro SJ, anniv. of the restoration

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  • Reflection: Henri de Lubac SJ for the anniv. of the restoration

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  • Reflection: Alberto Hurtado SJ for the anniv. of the restoration

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  • William Fitzmaurice SJ 1877-1945

    Fr Fitzmaurice SJ On Witnessing An Execution

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  • The Introduction to a series of four podcast reflections on the life of St Ignatius Loyola as seen through The Spiritual Exercises.

    Introduction to St Ignatius and the Spiritual Exercises

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Our People

  • James Hanvey SJ

    James Hanvey SJ

    James Hanvey joined the Jesuits in 1975 and was ordained in 1983. He is currently Master of Campion Hall, Oxford.
  • James Campbell SJ

    James Campbell SJ

    James became a Jesuit in 1986 after a decade long career studying and working in environmental management. James is currently Assistant Superior of the Jesuit community at Campion Hall in Oxford.
  • Alexander Briant SJ

    Alexander Briant SJ

    Alexander Briant was born in Somerset, England on 17th August 1556, and studied at Harts Hall in Oxford. His feast day is celebrated on 1st December, the day of his martyrdom.