Jesuits of four provinces in North West Europe – Ireland, Flanders the Netherlands, and Britain – took time off from their current ministries this summer to participate in alternative works – known in Jesuit jargon as ‘experiments’. They used this experience as the basis for reflection on apostolic priorities for the Society of Jesus over the coming decades. It all began with some days of orientation in the conference centre of Sint-Jan Berchmans University College, Heverlee, Belgium.
Ireland and the Jesuits
video July 29, 2015
An introduction to Ireland, its history, and the history of then Jesuits in the country. It was shown to the participants at the interprovincial meeting in Heverlee, Leuven, Belgium, before...Read more
A ‘Week of Ignatian Wisdom’ at Knock Shrine
audio July 29, 2015
Four Jesuits facilitated a week of guided prayer ‘Meeting with God and Walking with God’ at Our Lady's Shrine in Knock as part of an interprovincial project involving groups of...Read more
Pilgrims on a journey
audio July 28, 2015
Six Jesuits are taking part in a walking pilgrimage in County Mayo, along the ancient pilgrimage route from Knock Shrine to Croagh Patrick. It is part of an interprovincial project...Read more
Jesuits ‘experiment’ with an eye to the future
July 28, 2015
Jesuits of North West Europe took taken time off from their regular ministries to participate in alternative works in order to reflect on apostolic priorities for the Society over the...Read more
Climate workshop in Milltown
March 22, 2023 - The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice ran a climate workshop in Milltown to explain the science behind climate change and to encourage people to address it in their lives.
The ‘beautiful’ shepherd
March 22, 2023 - Aidan Mathews' Lenten retreat focuses on the parable of the Good Shepherd, with an interesting commentary on the appropriateness of the translation of the word 'good'
Pope Francis: The ‘zig-zag Pope’
March 22, 2023 - Gerry Whelan SJ, Director of the Department of Fundamental Theology in the Gregorian University in Rome assesses the last ten years of Pope Francis' papacy.
March 22, 2023 - Jim Maher SJ's book @Reimagining Religion' addresses a fundamental spiritual malaise that expresses itself through injustice, wars, xenophobia, narcissism, exclusion, and other dehumanising behaviours.